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Old 09-13-2004, 03:25   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel Cell Fitted

Couple of guys were intereseted to see the pics of how I fitted my fuel cell to the XD.

Stainless steel trough welded up for it to sit in. Still room for the spare wheel! 45* filler neck going on to fit the "behind the number plate" fuel cap.

Heaps of room for the twin 2.5" system. Now the fun of plumbing it all up.

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Old 09-13-2004, 03:32   #2 (permalink)
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sweet,very nicely done.
Mine is mounted so you cannot see it from behind but not as much room for a spare.
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Very nice. Are you sticking with the filler like that or are you going to use the standard filler on the car?

I found out the hard way a fuel cell/tank requires to be able to be filled from the stock fill point. So I've had to remove over $1000 worth of equipment from mine. God damn Vic laws! Not sure whats the go with WA though.

I'd love to put mine back in but I think my hornet scoops pull me over for a look. So I don't want to risk it. I'll get it plastic welded and run the cell again when I get time

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very nice install you gotta love were the filler neck is on xd-f
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Old 09-13-2004, 05:22   #5 (permalink)
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very neat setup, well done
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Old 09-13-2004, 07:56   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah, WA says no to an internal fill too. Ill unbolt the current cap and I have a Jazz 45 degree filler neck that bolts on. I'll then run a fat fuel tube up to behind the rear number plate so I can fill it from outside. I'll post a pic when its done.

I still have to fabricate a new "stone guard plate thingy"??? which sits under the rear bumper. Then you'll only see about 2 inches of the tank sitting under the car when viewed from behind.

Thanks for the compliments!
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Old 09-13-2004, 22:48   #7 (permalink)
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Tru Blu well done mate.

Roughly what capacity is the fuel tank? Looks about 50L at a guess..
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interesting.... nice install...

i'm yet to figure out where everything's going.. i was just going to go for the internal filling cell in the boot hehe

Just need to find the right cell first...

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Stroke: it's a 20 gallon cell, so thats about 70 litres. Quite deceiving really looking at the size of it. So its only a tad under the normal XD tank size. It's the biggest size you can get in these pre made aluminium cells. Anything less would be a REAL restriction on range.........unless I carried a few jerries around too.
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