fuel tank overflow drain pipe

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fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby MarkinNam » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:33 pm

Mine seems to be blocked but can't find where, I used a length of multi core wire to try to clean it out with some fuel to dissolve any blockage but to no avail, has any one a suggestion ?
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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby Murdo1 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:39 pm

I have used the heavy nylon cord from a grass trimmer to push the mudwasp nest out of an old tank.
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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby boomtank » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:40 pm

I am assuming you are reffering to the tube that runs through the tank.

There are a few things you can try.
>Long stiff wire (Thin coat hanger, guitar string, piano wire) shoved in both ways to determine where the blockage is.
>Compressed air
>PB Blaster and a wire (This worked for me)
Once you get the blockage cleared run a long pipe cleaner through the tube until it comes out clean. Then an oily one to prevent rust and blockages.

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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby MarkinNam » Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:41 am

tried all the above so looks like the tank has to come off
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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby squirrelman » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:47 pm

you're sayin 120psi compressed air won't blast through ??! :o
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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby MarkinNam » Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:40 am

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bared wire to scrub the pipe
bloody wasps !
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use the drill bit to remove the worst
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Attachments
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and then the compressor boy, it's sticky muck
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Re: fuel tank overflow drain pipe

Postby John Hilmer » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:20 am

Wow!

Just Wow!!!

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