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dave bushell

Hi Dicky
I’ve used the older type of tank liner and they were quite good until the introduction of ethanol in petrol, at which point the lining either dissolved or softened and detached itself from the tank. Ethanol content in petrol is going to be increased from 5% to 10% in the near future which will make matters worse.
All is not lost though, as tank liners are available which are ethanol resistant – I can’t recall the names of these products offhand but they are advertised in magazines such as Old Bike Mart. Just make sure when you buy or order, that you ask if they are resistant to ethanol.