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Fuel Tank

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by ilovemynsr150sp, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Hey fellas :) I just bought a second hand tank for my nsr. Because the tank has been sitting around with the lid open it has small amounts of rust in it, now my question is: how do i get rid of it or is the rust even harmful if it does get into the engine itself? Thanks, Stef

  2. i would wash it out with a bit of petrol and just make sure i have a filter somowhere down the fuel line.

    Paper filter from super cheap is 10$

    theres other things u could do but somone else would know more.
  3. Hey thanks for the reply :) Washed it out with petrol, got rid of some rust which makes me believe that its a very thin layer, will get myself a filter tomorow. I have heard about people putting sand or stones in the tank to get rid of the rust or buy a Kreem set. Which one makes more sense to do? Thanks :)
  4. thats true but some tank (probaly not the NSR150 ) have a protective layer from the factory.
    If u use something abrasive without replacing this layer it could be more harmfull.