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Old 01 May 2008, 03:33   #1
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I'm planning to fabricate a stainless steel fuel tank underneath my console. The plan is to fabricate a box with the same shape of console and put a tank inside it. As a result, my console will elevate by some inches of course.

Dimensions are roughly 45x74x15(cm). I am planning to build it from stainless steel. Apart from putting the following parts on the tank, can you suggest me anything else?

- breather hose
- filling port
- fuel level indicator
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You might want some way of getting the fuel out of the tank

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How about a baffle to stop fuel sloshing around too much?
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You mean something like a wave breaker in the tank? I don't think it will be too much problem, its just some profiles that should be welded inside to break sloshing.

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Inspection hatchin the top so you can get your hand inside and remove any crud that accumulates.

As Pete said - a fuel outlet fitting. This is should be done through the top of the tank and as a dip tube, possibly as part of the inspection plate.
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If you have a look in the Vetus catalogue on line you will see they do a tank top fitting that will include all the take off bits you need.

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