Phase 6: Fueling System, Instrumentation & Misc 
Another phase of work... Now it's time to sort out the fueling system for both engines.
Another phase of work... Now it's time to sort out the fueling system for both engines.
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This is a custom (like most of things) aluminium fuel tank, made to our specs.
This is a custom (like most of things) aluminium fuel tank, made to our specs.
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We actually got it a couple of months ago, but didn't have the use for it until now.
We actually got it a couple of months ago, but didn't have the use for it until now.
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Tank inlet, fuel level sender, one of the breathers and fuel returns for both engines.
Tank inlet, fuel level sender, one of the breathers and fuel returns for both engines.
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A shot from another angle.
A shot from another angle.
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Outlet for the pumps.
Outlet for the pumps.
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Little swirls are there for a more constant fuel supply. The tank is baffled too.
Little swirls are there for a more constant fuel supply. The tank is baffled too.
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However, bending and welding has caused the aluminium to crack along the egdes...
However, bending and welding has caused the aluminium to crack along the egdes...
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...and it was quite visibly leaking, on my water leak-down test :-(.
...and it was quite visibly leaking, on my water leak-down test :-(.
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To make it worse, one of the welds on the outlets had a little hole too.
To make it worse, one of the welds on the outlets had a little hole too.
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Nice moment :-).
Nice moment :-).
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The tank had all the edges welded up, but it still had a leak-hole on the outlet...
The tank had all the edges welded up, but it still had a leak-hole on the outlet...
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...so we used "liquid metal" to seal it up once and for all.
...so we used "liquid metal" to seal it up once and for all.
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Leak-free tank provisionally fitted into the car.
Leak-free tank provisionally fitted into the car.
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A shot from the rear.
A shot from the rear.
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405's fuel pump for the front engine fitted behind the handbrake (until we find a better place for it) and fuel return hoses fitted on as well.
405's fuel pump for the front engine fitted behind the handbrake (until we find a better place for it) and fuel return hoses fitted on as well.
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