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Thread: Diesel fuel storage tank

  1. #11
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    Default Nice job!

    I am actually still using that same tank. I have replace the hand pump with an electric one. I wish all my equipment was so durable. G

  2. #12
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    The primer wend out ok and the first spray of yellow to but the second had a orange impact!
    So have to sand al down


  3. #13
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    Came out well I think.












  4. #14
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    Nov 2006
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    Louisville, MS
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    QuAd, you do really great quality work.

    I don't know where you got the illustration you show on page one about how to install a fuel tank, but I strongly disagree with Figure 8 showing the slope of the tank. It shows the slope going towards the suction pipe of the pump. The slope should run away from the suction stub toward the other end of the tank. The drain plug should be on this end of the tank also.

    In the illustration, any water collected would be under the suction pipe and could be sucked into the pump.

  5. #15
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    The illustration is out a Caterpillar catalog Clean FUEL Form 2983


  6. #16
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    Font one more nice pic in a catalog !
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  7. #17
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    i know a guy that has a real 1 with cat stenciling barely readable. i got pics around here somewhere. don't you have 1 too steve? great job quad!

  8. #18
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    QuAD there is no doubt about it mate you do a top job

    Paul

  9. #19
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    Nov 2006
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    London UK
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    Default Nozzle

    Think that Cat would have put he nozzle pointing down so it would not be full of water,nice model.
    AJ

  10. #20

    Default Model tank

    Great detail.
    Love it

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