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Couldn't think of a better way to spend a few days fabricating an aux tank.

Made a pair. One for me and one for David.

Did it smaller than norm to fit some more gear underneath. 45L It's 27" long , 14" wide, 7" high which tucks it up nicely so it doesn't stick out the bottom of the frame.

Used .120 sheet metal and two piece bent up welded together.

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$170 for metal/bending
$25 bungs
$85 fittings/pickup
$100 tank clean/lining
$80 sandblast/painting
$40 misc driving/welding,etc...

Total : $500 / $250 ea

We were going to spend at the very least that amount for an aluminum tank but it would have not fit as well.

Checked them for water/air leaks and now just have to wait to get them cleaned, lined and painted.
 

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I'm pretty sure the only legality is that is has to be mod plated.

I've got a long range tank in my gq as well as the standard tank and there is a mod plate for the aux tank in the engine bay.
 

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How are you going to get the fuel to the engine will it transfer to another
Tank or will it just swap over fuel line like cough land cough cruiser cough
 

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It has it's own sending unit, filler, lines and filter. Controlled via valve.
 

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progress

Sandblasted and then painted with Chassis Black POR15.
 

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