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Old 11-01-2009, 07:44 AM
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40lb propane tank is an idea.. I would deffinetly fill it with water b4 welding. guess it depends on what I find when I need the tank.

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propane tanks

I knew a guy that was into demolition derby and mud trucks. He saw a couple of old style propane tanks in my shop recycle trailer and said they use them for fuel tanks. tougher than fi a mini car or truck tank.
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If you come out of the bottom of the tank with your supply line, either roll the tank a bit so the fitting isn't directly on the bottom, or drill the stop out of a compression fitting body so you can slide the tube thru enough to keep the inlet slightly above the bottom of the tank. Otherwise, any and all trash or condensation goes straight into your fuel line.
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I used a air tank on a trike i helped build. I also have used kegs, spun alum. tanks all have pros and cons. big thing is make sure its clean and empty.
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Downside

One downside of these type tanks is no baffles so fuel will slosh around. I had one that caused the engine to stall under hard breaking or when stopping at the bottom of a hill.

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