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Old 29 August 2007, 20:03   #1
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Help with fuel tank

Does anyone know of a plastic fuel tank with these dimensions?
28 cm wide x 28 cm tall by 60 cm long...
This is the size available under my console.
Actually, I can fudge the width another cm if needed and the length by 10 cm or so... but the height is the max I can get.
I have seen a 22 litre Tempo tank ... that would fit, but was hoping for something bigger.
Anyone point me to any web sites that sell plastic fuel tanks?

My only other tip was that there was an original equipment Evinrude tank with these dimensions, but I cant find any information about that...

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Old 30 August 2007, 02:19   #2
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How about getting a stainless manufacturer to build you a custom one?

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Old 30 August 2007, 03:17   #3
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try tank tek or other way round!!
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http://www.tek-tanks.com

Bought one from here, and had no problems with it.
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thanks all....
dont want to go the stainless route - I think it will be heavy and expensive.
The Tek tanks (at least the stock items) are wider than my maximum width.
Anyone ordered a custom fuel tank from them?
Was it super expensive?

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i think that is just about the dims of my plastic Tohatsu 55l under consol tank. Give tohatsu a go.......
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from what I can find out..its 35 cm wide...
shame ...otherwise it would have fitted briliantly.
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It was my best guess, sorry for getting your hopes up
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I spent many hours searching for a tank narrow enough to fit inside my jockey seat. As far as I know, there just aren't any available. The plastimo ones are just a bit too wide, tek tank ones are similar and they only custom build diesel and water tanks. In the end I had one made up of aluminium to my exact requirements. I got it done for virtually nothing, but if you had it fabricated, it would probably cost about 200. Phone around loads of place, the price can vary a lot.
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thanks Tim...
I'm starting to think I will have to go with a 25 litre Eltex tank (I found one that fits) plus a reserve 22 litre strapped against the transom...
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