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Hi guys, 

So it appears my fuel tank is leaking. After taking a quick look it's corroded. I think it might be coming from the seam as it doesn't leak unless it has more then half a tank. 

I know you have to remove the exhaust to remove the tank, but I'm installing my custom exhaust soon anyway so I figured I'd kill 2 birds with 1 stone. 

I've never had to deal with fuel tanks before. Would you recommend I repair it, or get it repaired or replace it? It would have to be used as I don't think I can afford a brand new one right now. 

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18 minutes ago, DruLS said:

Hi guys, 

So it appears my fuel tank is leaking. After taking a quick look it's corroded. I think it might be coming from the seam as it doesn't leak unless it has more then half a tank. 

I know you have to remove the exhaust to remove the tank, but I'm installing my custom exhaust soon anyway so I figured I'd kill 2 birds with 1 stone. 

I've never had to deal with fuel tanks before. Would you recommend I repair it, or get it repaired or replace it? It would have to be used as I don't think I can afford a brand new one right now. 

If your tank is corroded to that extent I'd really worry about a repair, you should be able to get one from a breakers easily enough.  If you haven't had them done it'll be worth considering your rear AC pipes at the same time, a common failure which means removal of the fuel tank to do it properly.

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11 minutes ago, The-Acre said:

If your tank is corroded to that extent I'd really worry about a repair, you should be able to get one from a breakers easily enough.  If you haven't had them done it'll be worth considering your rear AC pipes at the same time, a common failure which means removal of the fuel tank to do it properly.

I actually have that problem. Do you know if it's an easy DIY job to replace the AC pipes?

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8 minutes ago, DruLS said:

I actually have that problem. Do you know if it's an easy DIY job to replace the AC pipes?

Some just cap them off and have front AC which seems to work, and it's certainly the cheapest option.  I don't know if it's an easy DIY but I know to do it "properly" it's a fuel tank out job.

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I'll look into the cost of the parts. Considering the car isn't worth much, and I never have people in the back I might as well cap it off if the alternative is too expensive.

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