[T2] type2 Digest, Vol 87, Issue 2

Tom LaPointe earthshelterman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 13:29:32 PDT 2020


Remember to use/install something that will not trap water?

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>   1. [Q] Gas Tank “Padding” (David C Matthews)
>   2. Re: [Q] Gas Tank “Padding” (Bob)
>   3. Re: [Q] Gas Tank “Padding” (Andy McKinley)
>   4. Re: [Q] Gas Tank “Padding” (Chris Dreike)
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> Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 14:10:45 -0500
> From: David C Matthews <dcm7293 at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [T2] [Q] Gas Tank “Padding”
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> Reinstalling a ‘71 gas tank, and considering materials to pad the underside and retaining strap areas.
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> Anyone used neoprene?
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> -David
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> Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:24:58 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Bob <accessys at smart.net>
> To: David C Matthews <dcm7293 at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [T2] [Q] Gas Tank “Padding”
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> I wouldn't use anything more than about 1/2 inch or less. and be sure to 
> glue it to your tank or to the bus (but not both)
> 
> Bob
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>> On Sun, 18 Oct 2020, David C Matthews wrote:
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>> All-
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>> Reinstalling a ‘71 gas tank, and considering materials to pad the underside and retaining strap areas.
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>> Anyone used neoprene?
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>> -David
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> Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 18:12:28 -0700
> From: Andy McKinley <airhedz at gmail.com>
> To: "Accessys at smart.net" <accessys at smart.net>
> Cc: David C Matthews <dcm7293 at gmail.com>, type 2 <type2 at type2.com>
> Subject: Re: [T2] [Q] Gas Tank “Padding”
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> How about some cork gasket material? Should hold up to any oils/gas.
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>> On Sun, Oct 18, 2020, 5:26 PM Bob <accessys at smart.net> wrote:
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>> I wouldn't use anything more than about 1/2 inch or less. and be sure to
>> glue it to your tank or to the bus (but not both)
>> 
>> Bob
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>>> On Sun, 18 Oct 2020, David C Matthews wrote:
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>>> All-
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>>> Reinstalling a ‘71 gas tank, and considering materials to pad the
>> underside and retaining strap areas.
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>>> Anyone used neoprene?
>>> 
>>> -David
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> Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 18:35:23 -0700
> From: Chris Dreike <cdreike at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [T2] [Q] Gas Tank “Padding”
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> I would not recommend neoprene. I would go with something less
> compressible. One material that comes to mind is Poron foam. Available from
> McMaster Carr. About $10 per 12" square. Great stuff, does not take a
> compression set.
> I like the cork idea too. I think the original material was jute or felt.
> Yes, glue to one side only in case you need to remove the tank someday.
> 
> Chris
> 64DD Kamper Kit
> 71 Sunroof
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>> On Sun, Oct 18, 2020 at 12:11 PM David C Matthews <dcm7293 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> All-
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>> Reinstalling a ‘71 gas tank, and considering materials to pad the
>> underside and retaining strap areas.
>> 
>> Anyone used neoprene?
>> 
>> -David
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