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Old 16th September 2009, 02:42 PM
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Can anybody put me in the right track in choosing the fuel cap. I have seen a few kit car with the lock able aero flat type, but i prefer the Monzo type which is just piviting. According to the new IVA manual this is acceptable, but there is no mention that needs to flat.

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Old 16th September 2009, 10:13 PM
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i just used a Fiat Panda (mk2) one, just cost me a smile at the local scrappies, just make sure you mount it on the top or the rear panel. not the side, or be prepared to take 10 mins filling up!
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Old 17th September 2009, 10:31 AM
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Am I correct to think that your car has been through IVA and paased?

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Old 17th September 2009, 06:18 PM
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Don't the IVA rules now say that the cap either has to be attached to the car, or on the same key as the ignition to prevent you driving off without it?
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Old 18th September 2009, 07:46 AM
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Hi David

Yes you are right, what I am trying to find out is that, does it need to be flat type of fit in line with body work or not?
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Old 18th September 2009, 07:59 AM
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Hi David

Yes you are right, what I am trying to find out is that, does it need to be flat type of fit in line with body work or not?
Axle,
i think it just has to pass the radius test if the cover isn,t flush with a panel aswell as the things already mentioned, i remember reading an article in Complete Kit Car mag when the IVA was first used.(think it was on a Cobra tho)

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Old 18th September 2009, 09:27 AM
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Keep the pipe and cap from the the sierra then use that to connect up to a tank....no probs then as came from your donor car and will have a key to lock it..simples....
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Old 18th September 2009, 11:43 AM
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im not going to have an external fuel cap on mine. im just going to weld a screw on cap to the tank and open the boot lid to fill it. make sure you teather the fuel cap to the tank if it doesnt have a lock that uses the same key as the ignition.
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Old 18th September 2009, 11:54 AM
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Hi Ash
The new IVA states: Fue tank filling point must not be located in the passager or luggage compratment. I might have misunderstood this wrong , but would not like you doing the wrong thing!
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