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Old 05 September 2009, 13:36   #1
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More space for fuel?

hi, my sr4 guzzles fuel compared to the ribs that i go out with but i only have one fuel tank at the back. the console on the rib takes up the majority of the boat so there isn't room for two at the back. I had thought about the jerry can type fuel tanks at the front but i measured the space and there isn't enough room between the console and the bow locker. any suggestion on where to put a tank 20l or more?

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Old 05 September 2009, 13:56   #2
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what about some fuel bladders?? 22L each!!
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Old 05 September 2009, 13:58   #3
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ah i had forgot about them, where do you get them?
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Simply sell an arm or leg and they can be yours !
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Old 05 September 2009, 15:18   #5
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Old 05 September 2009, 15:34   #6
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I'd be interested to know where you get them from too!
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Flexi fuel tanks.

We will be fitting a pair of seaflex tanks to a 5.4 Searider shortley.If you would like to see them that would be no problem. The tanks were supplied by seaflex on the Isle of Wight (www.seaflex.co.uk) cant rember how much they cost but are verry expensive.We also had a black pair in a searider a number of years ago but i cant rember the make,but iwill try to find out.
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Not sure how your console is postioned but this is where I have my tanks:

http://rib.net/forum/attachment.php?...0&d=1245176172
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Perry if you got one of these

http://www.marinescene.co.uk/product...-30l-fuel-tank

it would give you 33% more capacity… did you know that if you don’t run at WOT all the time the fuel will last longer…
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ah i had forgot about them, where do you get them?
Paul Tilley at www.tidel.biz will make any size you want.
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