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Default 04-30-2017, 04:31 PM

Originally Posted by Tin
That's a nice new tank, got the old 2.3gal version mounted in the same spot.

Custom tank made by some folks in Australia for 1Ms..
You shouldn't make methanol tanks out of aluminium.
Just because the tanks doesn't leak immediately, doesn't mean it isn't causing an issue. Stainless steel or vulcanised poly are the only safe options.

From a fabrication and welding company that specialises in aluminium;

My experience is that Methanol will corrode aluminium unless you can maintain a clean surface after using, which in a tank I cannot see it being possible.
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