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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:04 PM   #28396
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Marn, who ended up being willing to work on that gas tank? I have a couple Jerry cans that I need the insides of cleaned out. The mfr painted the insides, and it's starting to wrinkle an come off. I don't want little paint jellies in my fuel system, so I need to find somewhere that can effectively remove all the interior paint for me.
Wouldn't it be cheaper to just get new cans?

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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:04 PM   #28397
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If you worked in my end of the industry, you'd think drilling a hole in a jeep was one step short of going to hell... I used to think Jeep people had a clue, working here with the customer base we have. I'm surprised they know how to get up in the morning.

I know I've shown this before but it's not just coincidental or boredom that the instructions for this ended up 3 pages long. The parenthesis in #3 also isn't by pure chance and is there for a reason. And the youtube link at the bottom because the instructions were too hard to follow also isn't just for fun... So yeah, go ahead and think Jeep owners are just awesome and great and know totally what they're doing but I'd totally argue otherwise!!!

http://www.quadratec.com/Assets/Installation/125399.pdf

Hey greg, how was the install of those hood hold downs on your '13? Cause according to the *** chewing I got on the phone friday afternoon those are 100% impossible to install according to the customer and his 3 master mopar techs. Yeah, jeep owners are all amazing!!!
Hey, that gas cap was tough! I had to read the instructions 4-5 times and still watched the video 3 times!

Seriously, if someone can't figure out how to install a simple gas cap...
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:06 PM   #28398
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Dang how did you bend that?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:28 PM   #28399
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biiiiiig rocks lol:d plus biiig tires!
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:29 PM   #28400
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Wouldn't it be cheaper to just get new cans?
Yeah, probably. $40 each. I should do that and then sell mine! Lol
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:43 PM   #28401
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Maybe if others are interested, we can split the cost for the gas tank liner kits to keep the inside fresh? One kit should do four cans maybe?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:48 PM   #28402
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I just had a guy who is now my go-to free lance mechanic take care of it.

My tank was totally clean inside, and it just needed welded, not lined or cleaned. he just filled it with water, welded it, then cleaned up the weld. Charged me for 2 hours time.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:49 PM   #28403
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Maybe if others are interested, we can split the cost for the gas tank liner kits to keep the inside fresh? One kit should do four cans maybe?
dude, just buy new tanks.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:52 PM   #28404
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dude, just buy new tanks.
I will, but unfortunately, they like to paint the insides. I don't know why they do that, because gasoline is a solvent, especially with oil based paints. If the liner kits aren't too expensive, I would imagine they could extend the life of the tanks. The two I have are only a few years old. Maybe I should look at the rotopax that Merrick was suggesting instead of the steel tanks?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:58 PM   #28405
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I will, but unfortunately, they like to paint the insides. I don't know why they do that, because gasoline is a solvent, especially with oil based paints. If the liner kits aren't too expensive, I would imagine they could extend the life of the tanks. The two I have are only a few years old. Maybe I should look at the rotopax that Merrick was suggesting instead of the steel tanks?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 03:00 PM   #28406
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Unread 06-25-2013, 03:14 PM   #28407
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Marn, who ended up being willing to work on that gas tank? I have a couple Jerry cans that I need the insides of cleaned out. The mfr painted the insides, and it's starting to wrinkle an come off. I don't want little paint jellies in my fuel system, so I need to find somewhere that can effectively remove all the interior paint for me.
Looks good, did you ever get that fan setup installed?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 03:39 PM   #28408
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Tire size has nothing to do with how that happened. I tend to go KOH style through the boulders sometimes. Tie-rod pushed into the cylinder shaft at full right turn and hit the middle of the shaft at full extension. Not to worry, a new ram guard/skid will be installed soon so that won't happen again.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 03:52 PM   #28409
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Looks good, did you ever get that fan setup installed?
Assuming you meant to quote jared?
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