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Oil Tank Install

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by arsehole, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. arsehole

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    Looking to go with a fiberglass tank. Anyone recently have one installed? By who, price, what's included?

    I was told Aabel Fuels - gave them a call, $1695+ tax. Includes new tank, install, transfer of fuel from old tank and disposal of old tank.
     
  2. BlackFire

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    I had heard that new regulations meant they could no longer transfer oil from the old tank to the new one.
     
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    Most insurance companies don't like it because you could be putting contaminants into the new tank (I think that's their reasoning)
     
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    Aabel specifically mentioned pumping out all fuel but the bottom 6" aka sludge, Everyone else quoted me with transferring fuel, so if there is a regulation - it must not be in effect yet, or they don't care.

    As far as insurance - they should be happy I'm getting a new tank. It was well overdue :ontome:
     
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    The bottom sludge would be more of an issue with a steel tank vs fibreglass.
     
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    We are getting our's replaced by Metro home heating next month, and they stated that as of January 2015, they no longer transfer existing oil to new tank unless it's fibreglass.
     
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    so what do they do with it then? I'm about to start running my old '92 Jetta again... :lol:
     
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    I may or may not have gone 6+ years heating my home with oil that was removed during tank replacements :lol:
     
  9. arsehole

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    Well superline pumped my tank full last month, and I just turned the heat on today (bur-fuck). I'm sure as hell not throwing it away haha

    Also, Boots has a guy. Best price I was given today. I've already gave his number to another friend haha (hope thats OK :D)
     

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