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GWGAllisfan
The B-110 I'm re-doing has a lot of rust in the gas tank, much of which came out while sanding, but there is still a lot left. I'd like to rig a fairly course filter to catch the rust, for the first few tanks. Any one have any ideas how? I thought about getting one of the kohler canister filters and using it for a while, but those may be too restrictive for a gravity tank?

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slb04786
While you are at the farm store look into their sediment bowl filters. The Farmall/International tractors of the 1950 and 60's era used them. They are around $20 and would work good for what you want it to do.

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D-17_Dave
The trick is to get as much rust knocked loose from the beginning and flush it out. Then coat the inside as described above. It will take a couple of seasons of use to slowly filter out the sediment and if you let it set more than a few weeks low on gas it will continue to rust without the coating. Been there, done that.;)

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GregB
Get as much of the rust out as you can like everyone has mentioned. Then I run a clear pleated style of fuel filter, about 1 1/2 " long 1" or so around. Cheap, installs in the fuel line with two small hose clamps, works fine on my B-10's. When the filter is brown from rust change it out for a clear one. GregB

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gwiseman
I take mine to a motorcycle repair shop for coating. Could buy a can @ NAPA if you want to coat your own or have a couple. Paid $25 for the last tank coating and think the can will run about that much.

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HubbardRA
Randy, I agree with what the others said about coating the inside of the tank. I just wanted to let you know that the 700s, like my 61 Wards, came from the factory with a sediment filter. This is a glass container that screws into the bottom of the tank, and the fuel line comes off that.

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