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Old 16 February 2009, 21:34   #1
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fuel tank venting

mounting a fuel tank under the seat and was wondering if this would be enough air flow for proper venting. Holes are 1" or 25.4mm and there are 4 on each side and 2 on each end. There are also 2 in the ends on the bottom of each end. Thanks stan..
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Old 17 February 2009, 04:56   #2
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Hi Stan,
I would say thats more than plenty of venting! the holes in the bottom are probably the important ones as gas vapour is heavier than air.
Theres no source of ignition in there is there? such as battery, or other electrics? I think its never a good idea to put electrics and fuel in close proximity if its avoidable. If you were thinking of putting a battery in the partitioned section i would be inclined not to and just use it as a general hidey hole ,
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Hi Stan,
I would say thats more than plenty of venting! the holes in the bottom are probably the important ones as gas vapour is heavier than air.
Theres no source of ignition in there is there? such as battery, or other electrics? I think its never a good idea to put electrics and fuel in close proximity if its avoidable. If you were thinking of putting a battery in the partitioned section i would be inclined not to and just use it as a general hidey hole ,
No source of ignition is going to be in there, I have the battery and all electronics in the center console. The extra space will be used to store spare items. Thanks for the reply
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good colour those boxes too.....nice silver hence low emissivity should reflect the heat of the sun and keep the fuel cool, help stop it disapearing even quicker in the sun than normal
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