Jc 31 fuel tanks

m williams

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I just got a email from broker on the jc 31 for sale on the cape he tells me the fuel tanks are fiberglass did jc put fiberglass tanks in there boats in 1970s all sending me more pics of the boat to tomoro
 

captainlarry84

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KristenFormer Charter Captain
In the 70s some JC had steel tanks which are time bombs. They did switch to fiberglass in the 80s. They may of used fiberglass in the very late 70s, but I am not 100% sure on that. You should be able to view the tanks from the engine hatch. Tank replacement on JCs is a very big job.
 

sea duck

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I had glass in my '78 31' JC.
 

31jcptown

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tanks

if all you need to do is tanks its not that bad I did mine with the tanks included and marine ply poly resin and cloth fig right around 4 grand give or take on how many gallons you go with mine were 120 each...

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