Step 1 – Drain the Tank
Before you begin, you need to make sure that all of the fuel is drained from the tank. If there is fuel left in the tank, it can create a dangerous situation. You need to remove the tank from the vehicle. Disconnect the fuel lines and the electrical connections. Once the tank is removed, you can use an air compressor to blow out any remaining fuel.
Step 2 – Remove Any Rust
If the tank has any rust on it, you need to remove it. You can use a wire brush to scrub away any rust. You can also use a chemical rust remover that can be purchased at any home improvement store. Make sure you follow the directions on the label of the rust remover.
Step 3 – Apply Epoxy Primer
Once you have removed the rust, you need to apply a primer to the tank. The primer will act as a bonding agent for the epoxy and will help to ensure a strong bond. You should apply two coats of primer and allow it to dry completely before you move on to the next step.
Step 4 – Apply the Epoxy Paint
Once the primer is dry, you can apply the epoxy paint. You