Hole in IMS tank

AZCPP

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Has anyone ever used JBWeld to patch a hole in a plastic tank (IMS)? my almost new IMS had a buldge in the side of the tunnel that touched the backbone and rubbed a hole in it's self. I know I should have put foam on the backbone when I put it on and have done so now but, I have used JB to patch the tank and if it doesn't work I'll plastic weld it. Has anyone else used JB like this?
 

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call IMS and they might hook you up with a new tank or a discounted price

on my dads IMS tank near the pet c0ck area it would leak, so i took it to IMS and they gave us a good deal on one


good luck
 

baja stu

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JB weld will just get brittle and crack. Just plastic weld it and be done with it. I did that to my YZF450.
 

calexiraptor

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mine just broke from where the integrated nut is, it cracked from the inside and leaks between the nut and plastic, any1 think ims will sell me one with a discount? thanks!
 

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+1 on calling IMS they either hook you up with a deal or will replace it depending on the circumstances
 

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mine just broke from where the integrated nut is, it cracked from the inside and leaks between the nut and plastic, any1 think ims will sell me one with a discount? thanks!

its worth giving them a call and telling them what happened
 

AZCPP

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I received an email from Jack Manley@IMS today and he said if I wanted to send it to them they would inspect it and either replace it or discount me a new one. But, I may have f-ed myself by using JB on it so I could use it last weekend. I'll see what he says and post the answer.
 

calexiraptor

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can u give me his email? i once emailed this one lady at ims about a valve rebuild kit and never got a response
 

Giant Geoff

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Rub a bar of soap on it, no joke it works ever time and will last long.
 

AZCPP

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Here is the reply I got from Mr. Manley today after I told him I felt I had voided any warranty by using JB Weld on the tank.

"If at any point you want us to take a look at it, please do not hesitate to let us know -- we'd be happy to look at it, even if it has been JB welded. Thanks for your email!"


That impresses me!
 

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told ya they would help you :D

i hop all goes well
 

57Racer

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They really are pretty stand-up people. I have a half a dozen people who would attest to the excellent customer service.
 
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