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Old 08-27-2009, 07:26 PM   #1
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My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )



Before I press this curve out of the bottom of the cell, is this normal/needed?

I wouldn't think so but I've been surprised before.
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Old 08-27-2009, 09:57 PM   #2
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

Shouldn't be that way, who's cell is it?
The sump doesn't look straight, but it could be the picture.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:00 PM   #3
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

Sometimes happens when they pressure test it for leaks, does it say it has been tested ,
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:14 PM   #4
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

It is also common to get a little bit of distortion when welding a tank like that. Especially when you have the additional welding around the sump. IMO it really doesn't hurt anything. Are any of the other sides distorted?

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Sometimes happens when they pressure test it for leaks, does it say it has been tested ,
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Old 08-28-2009, 05:34 PM   #5
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

It is a 15 gal Jeg's brand, the picture does make the sump look crooked but it is not. The bottom is the only side with a bow in it.

I'm just going to press it flat.
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Old 08-29-2009, 11:27 AM   #6
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

I guess I would ask 'why' you need it flat??????
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:56 PM   #7
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

to make mounting it eaiser i suppose... as the tabs are on the bottom of the tank as well..
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Old 09-13-2009, 06:06 PM   #8
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

I have mine sitting on aluminum tubing. This spaces it off the bed and I didn't have to cut the bed up too much. I only put holes in for for the fuel lines.
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

Make sure you don't mount it by the tabs.
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:49 PM   #10
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Re: My fuel cell rocks... from side to side ( pic )

I would think that curve is there to allow the fuel to flow toward the sump, if you turn the level up & down is it setting flush with the bottom (I think you are holding the level on the bottom of the tank in the picture)? Does that make sense? James
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