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How risky is it to leave my gas tank as is, after finding this debris in it?

  • 1973
  • 911T
99 000
Fuel System

My 1973.5 has a fairly rare gas tank.  I am wondering how bad the debris shown in the attached photos looks to you, and if you think it'll be problematic to drive (in remote areas) without doing anything such as getting the tank sealed, etc.  By remote, I mean if you broke down it would be a muli-day hike until you find cell service - think west Texas, not east TX...

I replaced the brass screened drain bung, so that might help some.  There did not seem to be a lot of debris on the old drain bung screen.

Some pics ("debris in pan....jpg" and especially "debris caught on filter paper...jpg") make me think the tank was coated at some point and the coating is now flaking back off.

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