Boating Fuel Tank Renovation 1-Removing Old T
- Format: DVD
- Release Date: 1/1/2012
Presented by master marine engineer Peter Wonson. The Complete Guide to Removing, Planning & Building new Fuel Tankage. Boat tanks don't last forever but are the hardest component to remove from your boat. Learn how to safely remove your old fuel tanks and do the planning to replace them with modern, durable and highly efficient new tanks. Using an easy to follow approach, clear demonstrations and close up instruction, you'll watch a complete removal of old fuel tanks from stripping them down, cutting them out of the hull, getting them out of the boat and planning new tankage. Filmed in real time with clear demonstrations, this program follows each stage of the process in a step-by-step format teaching the novice and experienced alike to achieve professional results. Watch over the shoulder of marine professional Peter Wonson and learn the internal and external components of your fuel tanks while saving a sizeable chunk of your boating budget on repairs you can do yourself. This is part one of the video series "FUEL TANK RENOVATION". Get part two (H9008 DVD) to learn how to install your new tanks and complete the job for many years of trouble free boating. Step-by-step instructions take you through the following procedures: PREPARING WORKING AREA, STRIPPING THE FUEL TANKS: Safety Procedures, Removing insulation, Cutting away old pipes and hoses, Revealing corrosion, PULLING OUT THE TANKS: Removing supports, Breaking loose the tanks, Lifting out of hole, CUTTING UP THE TANKS: Cutting exploration panel, Removing bilge sludge, Using the 'Nibbler', Using the power saw, Lifting tank out of the hull, PLANNING THE ENGINE ROOM, INTRODUCTION TO TEK TANKS: Guide to a tank supplier, BUILDING YOUR NEW TANKS: Step-by-step demonstration to building your new tanks.