Gas Tank?

xlastshotx

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I was thinking could one of these be used as a gas tank? They are 5l so that would be 1.32 gallons. Its pretty large but it is the rite shape, and all that would really have to be done is have a bung and gas cap welded to the top, a petcock on the bottom, and some small L brackets for mounting..

It has a plastic lining on the inside, I put some fuel inside of it and let it sit for a couple hours and it doesn't seem melt it or effect the gas..

What do you guys think?
 

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I was thinking could one of these be used as a gas tank? They are 5l so that would be 1.32 gallons. Its pretty large but it is the rite shape, and all that would really have to be done is have a bung and gas cap welded to the top, a petcock on the bottom, and some small L brackets for mounting..

It has a plastic lining on the inside, I put some fuel inside of it and let it sit for a couple hours and it doesn't seem melt it or effect the gas..

What do you guys think?

Hmmm, might take 5 or 6 ... possibly more test tanks - i would be happy to help you drain the ones you are going to work on .......:cool:

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currently using one of these on my bike. the HIENEKEN keg holds 5 qt and about a cup but the metal is a bit thin and you have to be extra careful brazing on it.... use plenty of drywall mud around the braze area to keep it kool as you do the work. may i suggest a BECKS minikeg as the metal is thicker and doesn't have that plastic bit inside that will melt!!! w.
 
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here's the shot of mine. it's nice to sit back on the minikeg. P8210024.JPG P8210025.JPG
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mini keg

i did it rite, gosh.
 

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MotorBicycleRacing

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Gas only weighs about 6 lbs a gallon
Water weighs about 8 lbs

Many rack mount engines weigh a lot more than that
 
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