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TSI 03-09-2013 04:24 PM

LF: E30 gas tank
 
Mine will need replacing before the summer. I have a manual 4DR 325i, 1988.

Thanks!

TSI 03-09-2013 10:02 PM

I should add: I'm looking for the 60L one.

Ceeker 03-10-2013 03:32 PM

why not send it out to get epoxy coated. cost you about 150.00

TSI 03-10-2013 04:15 PM

I'm seeing some pretty big rust spots, and it was seriously banged up during the winter by the idiots at crappy tire who can't place a lift arm properly. It's only a matter of weeks before it starts to leak, methinks.

TSI 03-11-2013 03:24 PM

Just filled it up...I think I'm seeing a leak from the bottom rear left corner. Need this ASAP.

TSI 05-06-2013 07:55 PM

Well, here we are again, needing one for the cab...if anyone has a decent-shape (no rust) one available ASAP, PM me!

cheapthrills 05-07-2013 12:56 PM

If you can't find a used one, RockAuto has them for ~$250 shipped.

_JohnnyD_ 05-07-2013 07:55 PM

I'm in the same boat. I've called 2 shops and taken the tank to 2 others and they all asked for more than $300 and told me to buy a new tank. Apparently once they sand blast the seem it will fall apart at the mounting holes, needing a ton of welding.

RockAuto and The Gas Tank Exchange seem like the best deals.

jordan325 05-12-2013 01:00 AM

Still need one? I think I may have one from my old 1987 325i


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