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Old 3rd August 2011, 02:46 PM
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Looks good,cant wait to see it finished.
Just a thought; if you build a small swirl pot into the bottom you wouldnt need to baffle it.

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Old 3rd August 2011, 03:09 PM
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Hi oz...putting a swirlpot /sump in anyway as my engines a turbo... the baffles will be to reduce slosh and help keep the centre of gravity of the tank from large deflections to the left or right helping to reduce the chances of the back end wanting to let loose
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Hi oz...putting a swirlpot /sump in anyway as my engines a turbo... the baffles will be to reduce slosh and help keep the centre of gravity of the tank from large deflections to the left or right helping to reduce the chances of the back end wanting to let loose
That's looking real good Kevin, just what the roadster needs.

Shall have to come through for a butchers when i get chance.

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Old 3rd August 2011, 03:55 PM
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yep..you know your'e always welcome for a biccy & a cuppa
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Old 3rd August 2011, 04:32 PM
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Wow Kev that looks brilliant.....what sort of capacity is it?

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Old 3rd August 2011, 04:56 PM
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Hi Sven after a rehash of the exact shape I wanted it comes in at 54.5 litres or a smidge over 12 gallons so it will have pretty good range I guess in the region of 400 miles
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Old 3rd August 2011, 05:27 PM
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Blooming heck Kev

You don't hang about when you are on a mission

That is going to be a serious long range fuel tank

My old bones would fall apart before that tank is empty
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Old 3rd August 2011, 08:27 PM
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Thing is Ronnie I will love bombing around the dales and north york moors so I don't want to be watching the fuel gauge and wondering if I will make to the next fuel station and thats if its open.....funny shape for a fuel tank I know but it was the only way to increase capacity without raising the centre of gravity of the whole tank significantly.
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Thats looking good. just a question though , can it be got out of the car without removing the bodywork?

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Don't know yet Bob.... probably not so any diff maintainance will have to be from underneath....either that or have the rear tub removable humm one to look for when I come to it.
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