60 series long range fuel tank

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by Radd Cruisers, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. Radd Cruisers

    Radd Cruisers

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    We mocked up a tank using some of the measurements off another tank.

    Turned out OK, only fixed 6 pinhole leaks, nothing getting better at welding would not cure.
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    does it have the internal baffles? use stock fuel float, pump, etc...?

    looks nice!

    rob

    edit - hmm...one of dem pieces of metal even says baffle... whoops! so is there only one or usually more? hehehe...
     
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    Very nice! Let us know how it performs!
     
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    Thanks guys...

    It performed well up until 1/4 of a tank then off camber stuff left the suction dry. Need to put a small bowl inside the tank I think to help this problem.

    We will have to lengthen the stock fuel sender arm as it is far to short.

    Two baffles running front to back, so of course it really does not help with fuel slosh, but they are great for strength.


    Small improvements.
     
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    Mace rock scientist.. Staff Member s-Moderator

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    Question,
    Can you give me dimensions on it?

    I need to do something similar to my 60

    Course, I have to make it shorter front to back. I am missing about 14" of frame.
     
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    28"X30"X16"

    length width depth
     
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    Long range, as in how many gallons? 36?
     
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    around 44 gallons.
     
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    can you make one for me???
     
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    weight .. !

    off course looks nice .. !
     
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    Sure, PM me for details.

    Rob
     
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    How fare does it hang below the frame rails? Have any pics of it installed?
     
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    How about cost?

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