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Fuel Tank.

PostPost by: pete d » Thu May 30, 2013 7:56 pm

Good evening, Loti fans ,recently posted looking for a tank to replace mine leaky original . So I gave Andy Wiltshire a call ,new tank arrived today excellent piece of work , seems a shame to hide it in the car !!
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PostPost by: pereirac » Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:32 pm

I fitted one a few years ago, still looking good ..
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PostPost by: Tahoe » Fri Jun 07, 2013 11:03 pm

pete d wrote:Good evening, Loti fans ,recently posted looking for a tank to replace mine leaky original . So I gave Andy Wiltshire a call ,new tank arrived today excellent piece of work , seems a shame to hide it in the car !!


May I suggest web cam of the tank so that you and others can admire it while driving. It does seem a shame to hide such a piece of work. :)
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PostPost by: Pistacchio sprint 72 » Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:32 pm

Please weight the old one when retreived and the new one before install. I am curious to know if any gain weight achieved?
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Jun 09, 2013 4:41 pm

Me too,I don't think there will be much weight loss though...

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PostPost by: Pistacchio sprint 72 » Sun Jun 09, 2013 5:54 pm

Andy w is making ally one while the oem one is in steel right?
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:37 pm

Pistacchio sprint 72 wrote:Andy w is making ally one while the oem one is in steel right?

Steel plus added oxygen so not a fair comparison. :lol:
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PostPost by: pete d » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:56 am

Pistacchio , Sorry to late to weigh tank it is already fitted in car ,but it is certainly lighter ! and yes it is made of Aluminium , Andies work is excellent take a look at his website ,Axminster Panels.
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