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Old 07-21-2011, 09:36 PM   #11
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The pipe inside the bowl had a crack in it. I fixed it and now everything is back to normal.
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:38 PM   #12
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I fixed the hole in the drain tube and now everything is back to normal.
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Old 07-22-2011, 07:16 AM   #13
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The pipe inside the bowl had a crack in it. I fixed it and now everything is back to normal.
How exactly did you fix it ??

Solder or a braze weld is about the only good permanent fix.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:30 AM   #14
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How exactly did you fix it ??

Solder or a braze weld is about the only good permanent fix.
JB Weld! The handyman's secret weapon!
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JB Weld! The handyman's secret weapon!
I've used it. Seems to be good stuff.

BUT I don't think I'd trust it (or any other "glue") in a place where it is submerged in gas (and ethanol) 100% of the time.
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I've used it. Seems to be good stuff.

BUT I don't think I'd trust it (or any other "glue") in a place where it is submerged in gas (and ethanol) 100% of the time.
I sealed up a fuel tank once with some stuff called "Sea-Goin_Putty". It's an epoxy designed to be mixed underwater and seal up fuel tanks and hulls of boats. I had to use it because my fuel tank started leaking 4 hours before a ride I was going on and I couldn't get a welder on Sunday. I planned to get the tank repaired properly but forgot about it. That tank went a year before it started leaking again. That Sea-Goin-Putty is some good shyt.
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