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Old 05-23-2013, 05:50 PM
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Air tank restoration

On my 1981 Ford L8000 I have to replace the air tanks due to rust, I have sourced a couple of used tanks and wanted to restore them. I can get the outside done easily, but the inside is another question....Has anyone been through this...?
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Fill it with pea gravel and some water and shake it around with an excavator.. dump it out, wash it out.. Maybe use some epoxy primer to help it last a bit longer??

Lots of good chemicals that eat rust.. Safety first.
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