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My 1985 xj900 fuel tank is leaking seven holes on tank is there any other tank that can be used can't find second hand tank.

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I had the same problem and had a custom tank
made coast a little but will never rust .
made out of alloy

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Hi, Fuel tanks for the zephyr are very rare, The other option is repair. Try POR15 fuel tank repair kit, it works! can be had from holden.co.uk

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