Plastic fuel tanks

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Plastic fuel tanks

Post by Specktor » Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:26 pm

I'm messing with the idea of getting xr4ti gas tanks made in plastic. WHat do you think?
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Post by Snake » Fri May 12, 2006 7:13 pm

Good idea! Get it done and them give me a call. :D

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Post by thesameguy » Fri May 12, 2006 11:19 pm

Seconded... ESPECIALLY if you can design it to fit some other fuel level sender!

What kinda money we talking about here?

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri May 12, 2006 11:35 pm

Not to be cynical :P, but, when you get done messing with the idea and get serious about it, I think you'll find it's not financially feasible. Best bet would be to try to adapt one from another car that is already available. I considered adapting one from a Scorpio, but it's way more different than you might imagine.
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Post by boostfiend » Sat May 13, 2006 2:53 am

I just wonder WHY!? These cars had great distribution, why mess with it?
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Post by thesameguy » Sat May 13, 2006 3:20 am

Plastic tanks don't rust or corrode, they're safer in accidents, they don't weigh as much...

It may very well not be financially feasible, but it's a good idea if it's doable...

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Post by wilky » Sat May 13, 2006 8:17 am

boostfiend wrote:I just wonder WHY!? These cars had great distribution, why mess with it?
Basic reason is that you can't get a new steel tank anywhere - I've tried!

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