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Old 31 July 2018, 06:11   #1
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Install a stationary fuel tank

Hi I have a question! What do you think about installing an stationary fuel tank in an Avone Searider 5,4?

My plan is to place a fiberglass tank under the deck in the middle of the boat so the stabilization water still can run around and under the tank.

Do you think it would work?
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Old 31 July 2018, 13:02   #2
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The underdeck space isn't big enough for it. It's been talked about before but I don't think anyone's actually done it because there's not enough height under the floor for a tank.
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Old 31 July 2018, 16:09   #3
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ill see what i got for some pics of my 5.4. i built a 12 gallon gas tank under my drivers seat and one in the back. all above the floor
ill post some pics
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Old 01 August 2018, 13:56   #4
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Ive done it on a SR 5.4

Put a 60 l stainless tank up forard and built a grp housing for it out of nedaplas-works a treat
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