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Offline Carlriddle

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Diesel tank fitting
« on: April 08, 2016, 08:07:19 AM »
Wanting to add a fitting to my steel diesel tank.  Thought on the threaded compression fitting or should I just weld the fitting to the tank? 
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Re: Diesel tank fitting
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2016, 09:35:25 AM »
pull the tank and fill it full of water and i think you'll be just fine
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Re: Diesel tank fitting
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2016, 09:36:40 AM »
both will work but threaded you still have to drop the tank to stick your hand inside.
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Re: Diesel tank fitting
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2016, 10:54:45 AM »
Why not just put a T in the existing line?
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Re: Diesel tank fitting
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2016, 12:21:02 PM »
Why not just put a T in the existing line?
This may work, and be easier??

Want to plumb my aux tank in a diff way.  The adapter piece you use is a real snug fit and has to be tilted to side a bit.  Theres a valve inside to turn fuel off when its full.  Have trouble with it overfilling my tank and have a small leak.  Need to get check valve vertical. 
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Re: Diesel tank fitting
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2016, 03:48:52 PM »
If it only had diesel in it you can weld on it too. I have welded fuel tanks on the spotters at KPAC as long as the weld was above the fuel line. We took the cap off though. I have seen welder so weld on a fuel tank full of fuel.