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Old 20 February 2013, 03:37   #1
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Restricted space - flexible tank?

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I'm looking for some advice on a 2nd fuel tank for the zodiac.

Under the seat I have the Suzuki 23l plastic tank. It works fine but can't be filled in situ so if I need any more than 23l I have remove to fill from cans or carry a second tank that sits on the deck - in the way.

I have a small seat on the back with a space underneath measuring 29cm wide, 15cm high and 56cm long.

Does any one know of a fuel tank that will fit in this shape or will I need to source a flexible one - if so any suggestions please as to good / bad ones as the only one's I've ever used are the Avon ones that run along the tube.

I've a 25l Quicksilver tank, a metal 25l and a 30l Lalizas tank. All of which are too large to fit and will happily sell / swap as they will soon be surplus to my needs.

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Old 23 February 2013, 04:08   #2
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The other option we've thought of is a bespoke Ali tank - again any one I should be talking to to have one made or is this going to work out silly money?

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Tek-Tanks - Custom made or standard fit water, waste and fuel tanks

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hi have alook at www.covertex.co.nz
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I've emailed Tek Tanks but no response, will try and ring them. Will try Covertex too.

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you won't get custom made plastic tanks from Tek - they say the plastic tanks are only suitable for Diesel.
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you won't get custom made plastic tanks from Tek - they say the plastic tanks are only suitable for Diesel.
I think the space is crying out for a flexible one or a mtm ally. I know the ally is around 350 which is a bit excessive for a second tank - so she tells me!

I can always carry a spare plastic on the deck but wanted to use this space as it keeps the deck clear and allows a second tank for redundancy and reserve.

Would one of the Avon tube ones work bent around the shape or will the kink stop it working do you all think?

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