FUEL TANK REPAIR (Sheet 2 of 2)
Use dry cleaning solvent in a well-ventilated area only.
Using dry cleaning solvent (Item 54, Appendix D), clean area around crack to remove all traces of
dirt and grease. Wipe dry with rags (Item 65, Appendix D).
Using sandpaper (Item 51, Appendix D), sand area around crack for proper adhesion of sealer.
Wipe with rag after sanding.
Coat drill bit with grease (Item 36, Appendix D) to minimize amount of metal chips falling into
Using drill, bore hole about 1/2 to 1 inch from visible ends of crack as shown.
Clean crack and surrounding area with rag (Item 65, Appendix D) dampened in dry cleaning
solvent (Item 54, Appendix D). Wipe dry. Do not allow fingerprints, oil, or moisture on cleaned
Do not apply sealer at temperatures below 45 degrees F.
S e a l e r w i l l c u r e i n approximately 2 4 h o u r s a t r o o m
Mix accelerator and sealer (Item 62, Appendix D) in container.
Apply 3/16 inch thickness of sealer to cleaned surface and at least 1/2 inch beyond crack.
Install 2A powerplant (page 5-14) or 2D powerplant (page 5-37).
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