Lotus Elan

leaking petrol tank

PostPost by: brian wilson » Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:46 pm

The Elan factory in Melbourne, Australia manufacture superb alloy tanks for Elan's and Plus 2's

Even with provision for fuel injection if required
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PostPost by: prloz » Tue Nov 08, 2005 12:30 pm

Commercial advertising should be listed under Classifieds and Businesses.
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PostPost by: bill308 » Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:53 pm

About 20-years ago the tank on my S2 had a pin hole leak on the underside, but little rust on the outside. I meticulusly ground the outside to bare metal and laid 1-2 layers of matting over the entire exterior and saturated it with polyester resin. To this day, it is still leak free. Maybe I'm lucky, but the in-ine fuel filter shows no rust collection. Total cost about 15 USD plus a weekend of work.

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