Custom fuel tanks

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  1. machinegun4784

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    I'm working on some ideas for a custom tank. I'd wanna make one out of a propane tank. Doesn't seem like it will be too hard. I can pull the schraders, drill out the top to fill, and thread some holes for fittings. There's even threaded caps for the top.

    Any other ideas? What else might make a cool DIY tank?
     
  2. mike carter 2

    mike carter 2 Member

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    heres one i made from the front corners of a samari hood 187.jpg 186.jpg
     
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  3. machinegun4784

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    Cool. I'm looking for a detachable bottle type. But you're on the right track.
     
  4. Chaz

    Chaz Active Member

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    These look pretty cool. You could sort of make one from a propane bottle and put some fins on it and a pointy nose.
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    Or go with one of those old brass/copper fire extinguishers. But I like the bombs.
     
  5. machinegun4784

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    NOW YER TALKIN! Anything you can turn into a tank, keep the ideas comin!
     
  6. xseler

    xseler Well-Known Member

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    If you area is anything like mine, you could probably find an old 'hotdog' compressor on the side of the curb. Two good things -- would be free, and it's already got pipe thread bungs welded in. Would be easy to attach a petcock. An example...

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    Good luck in your creation!
     
  7. mike carter 2

    mike carter 2 Member

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    would be cool to replace part of the top tube with the bomb tank,mabey better to hang under it
     
  8. 5-7HEAVEN

    5-7HEAVEN Well-Known Member

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    How about a bright red fire extinguisher?
     
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