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    Posted: 21 Oct 2016 at 9:57am
Hello everybody,
Yesterday I try to take out the diesel stainless tank from the port-side locker. 
After spending an hour to disconnect everything I realize it does NOT want to come out
from this locker....Actually it is a matter of few mm. The tank is really dirty inside and I would 
like to clean it up and also repaint the entire locker. Does anybody know how to take the diesel tank out ?
Any advise will be welcome. Disapprove 


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I removed it in 2010. You can and (must)bend(!) the grp panel to remove the tank from the locker.

If i haven to do it again, i would clean the it inside the locker. Less fuss.
 
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Hello Ben, 

Thanks a lot for the pics. It looks exactly the way I tried to pull the tank out. 
Actually when the locker started to bend I stopped because I thought it will break....
But now I will try to do this with more confidence....and if it works I will put a little post....
Just one question: did you cut the little stainless tube which is fitted on the side of the tank as
sighting gauge ? 
Thanks again
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Hi again, I finally managed to bring out the diesel tank and I have to admit that it wasn't so difficult after I saw your pics. The small detail is that I had to cut the little stainless tube called sighting gauge. 
We will weld it again on the other side, after cleaning the tank. 
Thanks again




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Post Options Post Options   Quote nardus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Nov 2016 at 11:27am
Great work! Did the locker bend as much as on my boat?
Quinessens tank did not have a sighting tube, only the fuel valve.

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Hi Ben, 
The locker did bend quite a bit, but nothing serious. 
I wanted to post some pics but I could not figure out how. 
How did you do it ? It could be useful for everybody on the forum. 
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You van you to tinypic.com, upload your foto from your pc and copy the forum url and paste it in the text field.
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