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Hello all, ill keep it short and sweet. did my fuel pump and snapped a stud that holds the sending unit on... there are 5 others and it doesnt seem to be leaking but it makes me uneasy. is there any way to fix that stud? i noticed ot was on a raised platform.. are the tanks steel? ill cut it and fix it and weld it back together if i can.. Thanks in advance you guys rock
 

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The tank is steel because it does rust. The ones on eBay are probably worse then yours. I looked into replacing mine when I was having issues and there was nothing worth having at that time. I'd try to weld it back on but if it's not leaking it's probably fine. It has 5 more bolts.
 

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I don't have a picture of the bottom of the tank. Maybe someone else does. But in the diagram, the fuel pump assembly is #1, the gasket is #16, and the nut for the studs is #33. There are 6 studs on the bottom of the tank that hold the pump assembly.
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If the seal is tight and not leaking you don't really have a problem. Of course it's not ideal especially on these as it's not easy to just lift the tank and check occasionally.

Short term you could add some gasket sealer around that area.
 

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I don't have a picture of the bottom of the tank. Maybe someone else does. But in the diagram, the fuel pump assembly is #1, the gasket is #16, and the nut for the studs is #33. There are 6 studs on the bottom of the tank that hold the pump assembly.
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Hello all, ill keep it short and sweet. did my fuel pump and snapped a stud that holds the sending unit on... there are 5 others and it doesnt seem to be leaking but it makes me uneasy. is there any way to fix that stud? i noticed ot was on a raised platform.. are the tanks steel? ill cut it and fix it and weld it back together if i can.. Thanks in advance you guys rock
Be very careful cutting and welding fuel tanks..Plenty of dead people will attest to that..Extremely dangerous if you don't know what you're doing..
 

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Hello all, ill keep it short and sweet. did my fuel pump and snapped a stud that holds the sending unit on... there are 5 others and it doesnt seem to be leaking but it makes me uneasy. is there any way to fix that stud? i noticed ot was on a raised platform.. are the tanks steel? ill cut it and fix it and weld it back together if i can.. Thanks in advance you guys rock
Sorry,forgot to add that you might be better off filing the broken stud flush with tank, then drill and tap broken stud and fit a bolt.or cap screw
 

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Be very careful cutting and welding fuel tanks..Plenty of dead people will attest to that..Extremely dangerous if you don't know what you're doing..
Yes, make sure you test for residual fumes before welding...
 

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Sorry,forgot to add that you might be better off filing the broken stud flush with tank, then drill and tap broken stud and fit a bolt.or cap screw
I wouldn't trust a bolt or screw through the tank. Too many ways for that bolt to leak which is why Honda used a welded stud. Are you talking about welding in the new bolt after you drill out the old one? I can see that. But not using just a bolt through the tank.

Let the tank dry in a heated garage. If you put it outside or leave it in a garage with ANY moisture it will rust almost instantly. So be prepared to deal with a rusty tank afterwards. Also, burn off any residual fumes with a torch before you start to weld.
 

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Another idea similar to drilling hole and shoving bolt through from other side, is to just braze threaded post on outside similar to other welded ones. No need to drill hole, lower temps than welding, so won't heat up inside of tank as much.
 
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