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Fuel tanks Needed for International

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Marbleman, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. Marbleman

    Marbleman Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    I am looking for fuel tanks for International 4900 series. Need two 50 gal tanks.

    I have called the local International Dealer $1900.00 for both. Anyone know of any aftermarket dealers?????

    Thanks Dave
  2. bossplowguy

    bossplowguy Senior Member
    Messages: 214

    try some wrecking yards. A buddy of mine had one off his ih that was bulged out and leaking, and I cut out the bad section and welded in a new one. He called the IH dealer and they quoted him 900 each. Or you could have a welding shop make some.
  3. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    at work we have a few comp trucks with rot out problems. found same thing $$$$$$$

    well we got strips of metel 1"wider on each side of afected area. then drained rinsed and perged with argon gas. then mig welded them on over the junk spots. installed air fitting with gauge and set to 10 psi . let sit for 1 hr no drop or if so find with soap/water and mig shut. then black painted all the tank and repairs.

    still going no leaks and on the road every day.