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Old 04-02-2017, 08:48 PM   #1
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1987 chung whaa

I own a 44'chung whaa sundeck my
The fuel tanks are fiberglass on the outside. I wonder if anybody knows if these are fiberglass tanks or fiberglass over Steel. I have a leak in the port tank and have not yet had the opportunity to pull the inspection plates
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Old 04-05-2017, 07:54 AM   #2
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I'd say they would be fiberglass. Can't say I've seen a steel tank covered in fiberglass. Wouldn't see the point in that. But there's a first for everything I guess.
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Ok so i drained the tank and opened the inspection port. Steel tank covered in fg. Surprisingly it looks pretty clean inside period but I still need to find my leak
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The spelling police say it is a Chung Hwa.....
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I have the same tanks, these were popular throughout the late eighties. I believe the concept was a desperate response to the failing tanks issue. In theory it was a good idea, a tank in a tank and total protection for the exterior metal. If the metal tank failed the fiberglass tank would contain the leak. The problem is that if they did a poor glass job, water would get between the glass and metal causing rapid rusting. If they were glassed properly the tanks will likely last forever.
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The spelling police say it is a Chung Hwa.....
If you had a leak in your fuel tank you would say wha. Whaaa as well
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