Dual petcock?

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  1. MatCauthon137

    MatCauthon137 New Member

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    Ok, so I had this crazy idea. Mount the stock gas tank on front, and I found a flat rear gas tank. The problem is hooking up the secondary tank. I'd need a y shaped petcock and 3 hoses so I can shut off one tank and turn on the other...
    Can't find such a creature however. Anyone have any other ideas or know where to find these?
     
  2. 2door

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    Why not just put a petcock on each tank and then all you'd need is a 'Y' barb fitting to join the two lines to the carburetor. You don't need a 'Y' petcock.
    Keep in mind that your rear tank will need to be mounted high enough that the fuel outlet is higher than the carburetor inlet.

    Tom
     
  3. dumpstercrusher

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    you can find a Y shape connector at lowes. if it doesnt fit thru the hose, you can heat the end of the hose to expand it and then slide it on.
     
  4. 5-7HEAVEN

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    Any t-connector will work, along with each tank's petcock.
     
  5. MatCauthon137

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    Awesome guys, thanks. I got so focused on the dual that I didn't even think of that.
     
  6. VIKTR

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    I did this a week or so ago

     
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    Extremely cool.
     
  8. dumpstercrusher

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    did you make that gas tank? looks custom and a good job too!
     
  9. VIKTR

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    LOL, betcha that T-fitting was easy to find, huh?dance1
     
  11. VIKTR

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    Home depot

    The tough part was getting the hose to fit as the fitting was a couple sizes too big.
     

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