WTB 1st gen blue gas tank
zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 6 13:27:44 PDT 2009
blow water oil and put fuel in and it will not rust.
if you leave it with water in it sure will rust :)
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Burgess" <chris at chrisburgess.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: WTB 1st gen blue gas tank
I'm always afraid the inside of the tank would rust when you do that. Since
you guys do that I presume its fine.
On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>wrote:
> I wash em with soapy water, let dry and they are fine. Hot water
> On May 6, 2009, at 1:12 PM, zoran wrote:
> I use tig but mig would work, it is steel.
>> you do have to wash tank before welding. I use soap and pressure washer
>> make sure there are no fumes in there.
>> if not in rush I keep tank empty and wented for months and than wash it.
>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>> Twin Works Factory
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Wendell Crain" <
>> wendell_crain at hotmail.com>
>> To: <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 1:09 PM
>> Subject: RE: WTB 1st gen blue gas tank
>> What do you use to weld it? Would a mig work if on a light setting? I
>> one from last fall that broke and have not fixed yet.
>> From: zv30 at sbcglobal.net
>>> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
>>> Subject: Re: WTB 1st gen blue gas tank
>>> Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 13:02:34 -0700
>>> yes, weld it. I did it on every tank I have.
>>> send me tank and I will do it.
>>> it is not your cap, it is that tube. I am pretty sure there is nothing
>>> with your cap. water just passes around outer lip of cap under it and
>>> through tube hole in tank.
>>> also gas comes out through that hole and you can probably smell it.
>>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>>> Twin Works Factory
>> Insert movie times and more without leaving Hotmail®.
Vortex Racing - http://www.vortexracing.com
Motorex - http://www.motorex.com
Leo Vince - http://www.leovinceusa.com
Lockhart Phillips http://www.lockhartphillipsusa.com
More information about the SV650