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Offline jlesliel

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Fuel tank
« on: November 30, 2020, 04:57:22 PM »
Does anybody make a rectangle tank for a FED? I'd like to find something rectangular that will fit inside the frames rails toward the front of my car. does anybody have anything?

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2020, 08:43:31 PM »
They are typically custom built for the application

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2020, 04:42:50 PM »
Kinda what I thought... Thought I might get lucky. :(

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2020, 08:01:05 PM »
What size is the space you have to put the tank in? How many gallons does it need to be?

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2020, 03:35:54 PM »
I don't know exactly the size of the area and my car is 30 miles from my home so I won't be able to measure till the weekend. I've started looking at aluminum square tubing. It's available in 6x6 and 8x8.  I know the 6x6 will fit. 6x6x24 would give me a little over 3 gallons which would be plenty. 8x8 would fill the area better and probably look better than the 6x6.

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2020, 04:19:49 PM »
Bring some good cardboard and tape with you. Make a mockup while you are at the car. Make it the same size as the maximum size it could be. That way you will know what you have to work with.

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2020, 05:48:16 PM »
Fun Fact:

1 gallon = 231 cu.in.

If you decide on the aluminum square tube you could split it down the middle and add a wedge or panel to fil the space between the rails.

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Re: Fuel tank
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2020, 03:05:30 PM »
That's a good idea. Thanks to all for your input.