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Getting my gas tank back next week from the radiator guy the inside of the tank was a mess. Plenty of soot and crud looked to be like 1/2" thick from what I could see. Outside looked great. The sealant that was on there was so deteriorated I couldn't determine the thickness of it. What would be the correct width and thickness for this application? Also any thoughts on which product to use? Many different recommendations on this forum looking for one with a proven track record and longevity.
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Not sure what you're asking. Are you talking about the gas tank sending unit gasket? If so, its easy to find replacements online.
 

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I used window weatherstrip rolls. Available at home improvement and RV parts stores. Stays pliable, 1" width. Putty like consistency and about the same thickness of the gasket.
Cheers, Jon
 

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Thanks for the quick reply. Seems like all the home improvement retailers sell both types.
Appreciate it.
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CA sell that contoured seal now (as opposed to the length of seal they also sell, RB095)
RB116 FUEL TANK TO BODY SEAL CORRECT CONTOUR ALL 105

people have used 3M tape caulk from the local NAPA, seems a good thing for this use.
CA sell that contoured seal now (as opposed to the length of seal they also sell, RB095)
RB116 FUEL TANK TO BODY SEAL CORRECT CONTOUR ALL 105

people have used 3M tape caulk from the local NAPA, seems a good thing for this use.
Thanks for that. I'll stay state side for this one and avoid shipping charges and down time.
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I pulled my tank this weekend...I didn't find any seal...glad to know so I can get some weather stripping before I reinstall. I'm concerned though that the seal might retain water. should there not be a weep holes or something around the recessed mounting area?
 

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if you use a high density closed cell foam strip, then it won't retain water
(normal foam would act like a sponge!)
or 3M caulk
 

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I went with the 3M Strip-Calk thru Amazon $24.66 gets you 20 yards 60 1 foot strips part#08578
 
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