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Old 12 January 2006, 16:19   #1
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Fuel Tank Coding

Can anyone solve this puzzle? The MCA 'Coding Bible' seems to say at 7.3.1.3 that a rib has to have a portable tank of less than 27 litres - with no mention of a steel permanent tank (mine's 90 litres under the console) Is this correct ??
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Old 12 January 2006, 18:20   #2
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Doesn't it say "Inflatable" has to have.... and in the definitions a rib is not an inflatable.

Presumably you are using petrol, if so you will need a gas detector to check for fuel vapour inside the hull. Rogue waved asked about them about 18 months ago, worth having a read back through the commerical threads.

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Old 13 January 2006, 15:55   #3
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No problem with stainless steel fitted fuel tanks or plastic ones that can be easily thrown overboard!
Basically no Plastic in the console type or aluminium.
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Old 18 January 2006, 06:18   #4
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I understand you can put whatever you want in the console as long as it meets iso10088, you have it vented, fuel taps and gas sensor in the enclosed area???
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