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Old 04 March 2010, 06:08   #1
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Fuel tanks smaller than 12L

I never seem to use even 1/2 a tanks worth of fuel on a trip with a 12 litre tank. Can you get smaller fuel tanks than 12L? Wouldn't mind saving some space.
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Old 04 March 2010, 06:16   #2
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flyguy i have the same problem ,,i have resorted to converting a normal 5 ltr plastic petrol can , i bought another tank male/female tank fitting same as my tohasu and screwed that onto it ,just had to cut the take up pipe shorter and i put a old bike valve in the cap so it has an air vent,it also acts as a spare fuel tank if i ever plan a long day trip as i can just swap the tanks over in seconds ,if i am only running about for an hour or so and not going out to sea , i use that instead of the one that came with the engine ,i havent seeen any smaller tanks on sale ,seems that with small inflatables the fuel tank takes more space up than anything else,even the sausage flexi tank that i had still took up space .
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Old 06 March 2010, 14:20   #3
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flyguy i have the same problem ,,i have resorted to converting a normal 5 ltr plastic petrol can , i bought another tank male/female tank fitting same as my tohasu and screwed that onto it ,just had to cut the take up pipe shorter and i put a old bike valve in the cap so it has an air vent,it also acts as a spare fuel tank if i ever plan a long day trip as i can just swap the tanks over in seconds ,if i am only running about for an hour or so and not going out to sea , i use that instead of the one that came with the engine ,i havent seeen any smaller tanks on sale ,seems that with small inflatables the fuel tank takes more space up than anything else,even the sausage flexi tank that i had still took up space .
Look for transom tanks. I did so, but thought they were too small! May work for you?
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