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Mario60
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fuel tank

Post by Mario60 »

Hi
I am refurbishing the fuel tank on my MGB. Can you plesse advice if the tank should be black or the same colour of the car.
Many thanks in advance and all the best for the new year
Regards

Mario
Mario Sciriha
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Vic Butler
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Re: fuel tank

Post by Vic Butler »

My new tank years ago had a thin coat of black paint so I plastered it with black waxoyl underseal paying particular attention to the top of the tank where it meets the boot floor. This area is a mudtrap.
1977 Stage 2 MGB GT
1975 SWB Series 3 Land Rover with a later 2.5 petrol engine
ChargedAutoGT
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Re: fuel tank

Post by ChargedAutoGT »

if your sender is ok, reuse it.most new ones are hopelessly inaccurate.
G
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