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Old 06 June 2009, 10:37   #1
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Plastimo sender for 120 litre tank

Anyone know if the sender for the 91L will fit the 120L tank?
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Old 06 June 2009, 12:59   #2
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Depth of tank

If the tank has the same depth then Yes as the sender is a vertical unit with float. Look at dimensions on any supplier website or plastimo site.

I have a sender on 65litre tank and it is surprisingly very accurate compared to even the smartcraft guages.
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Old 07 June 2009, 05:42   #3
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Cheers Karl, Going off the 91L it says 44cm high (OD) but plastimo don't list a 120L tank so have measured myself and it's about the same.

I bought the tank second hand but it's new in it's box. Are there companies making Plastimo look a likes?
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Hi
It looks like it may be one from here ........ they sell senders as well

http://www.imsupplies.co.uk/home.php?cat=166

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Anyone know where I can buy something to temp block off the vent fitting on the plate? I'm sure I saw a plastic nut forsale some where but can't find it now.
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If the unit is unused, then the vent fitting may be sealed up. That was the case on one of these tanks I once had.
Alternatively, if it needs blocking off, you should be able to get a blanking plug from a local plumbers' merchant to fit in place of the vent hosetail. If you have trouble sourcing one locally, then ASAP supplies should be able to sort you out.
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If the unit is unused, then the vent fitting may be sealed up. That was the case on one of these tanks I once had.
Alternatively, if it needs blocking off, you should be able to get a blanking plug from a local plumbers' merchant to fit in place of the vent hosetail. If you have trouble sourcing one locally, then ASAP supplies should be able to sort you out.
Cheers matey. The tank is unsed but it's second hand and has a shoulder fitted.


Are there any problems fitting a brass/metal nut onto a plastic thread?
I'm trying the tank out in different places so the vent is exposed to the elements wail I experiment.
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I quite fancy fitting a tank similar to this in my console. I would have to measure up properly to make sure what size I could squeeze it in tho. I currently can fit three separate 25lt tanks in there with a little room to spare; one single bigger tank would be better I think.

Do they have or indeed require baffles to stop the single, larger vloume of fuel sloshing around ?
John: does your contact have any more for sale?
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I quite fancy fitting a tank similar to this in my console. I would have to measure up properly to make sure what size I could squeeze it in tho. I currently can fit three separate 25lt tanks in there with a little room to spare; one single bigger tank would be better I think.

Do they have or indeed require baffles to stop the single, larger vloume of fuel sloshing around ?
John: does your contact have any more for sale?
No sorry mate, he bought two to fit into a landrover to run on seed oil but only used one. I didn't want one as big as 120L as it's massive! But for 50 I couldn't turn it down.
They don't have any baffles in them as far as I can see. What I am going to do is extend the pick up pipe to go right to the back of the tank working on the Transom end being lower than the bow.
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