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Gas tank is there any solution homemade, or that i can purchase from any automotive place to clean the inside of my fuel tank. I have a dried up greenish powdery substance in my tank. i can't stick my whole arm inside to get it all with my wire brush. i used gas but it only broke up what i can reach. i need something that will get it all out without me having to scrub it, because i can't reach it. Thanx...........

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You can purchase a gas tank cleaner from many automotive restoration websites (, but you should also be able to purchase one in your local automotive supply store. Make sure you get one that has an "etching solution" which will clean the tank down to the bare metal on the inside. I suggest you only get a solution made specifically for gas tanks.

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