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Unread 10-19-2007, 11:12 AM   #1
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Plastic weld

Hi guys....I have a 91yj with 1/4in cracks on both sides of the plastic gas tank. I was looking through the threads about using a plastic welder to repair. Anyone have any experience with this repair? Also, does anyone know where I can go get this done without have to purchase a plastic welder? THANKS!!

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Unread 10-19-2007, 12:39 PM   #2
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if you really want to save this tank i would go get that stuff called pc plastic. i've never used it on a gas tank but it works pretty good. every time i have seen people try to use those plastic welders it never worked out right. Just go to any hardware store and they should have it.
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Unread 10-19-2007, 01:00 PM   #3
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There is a chemical out there that will actually fuse the two pieces together. I'd go for that, most big auto stores carry some kind of it, or even ace hardware.
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Unread 10-19-2007, 01:04 PM   #4
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Look into I have used it to repair many plastic parts on my old motorcycle. And many other plastic items. Never had any issues with any of the repaired items
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Unread 10-19-2007, 05:19 PM   #5
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I picked up a plastic gas tank repair kit at the local auto parts store. Easy to use and no problems so far (6 months)...
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