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Old 03-28-06, 04:03 PM
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Question Fuel Cell Options

Hey, I'm looking to get a fuel cell for my project and I've been trying to figure out the best type to get. I'm worried about fuel starvation under cornering if I use a drag race style sump cell, but I'm worried about starvation under acceleration with a circle track style cell... Plus I need a tank that has a flush mounted cap and a fuel return line (and hopefully isn't horribly expensive). What's everyone's experience? I need advice...
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For an additional fee, you can have FuelSafe install an intank surge-tank.
They come without return fitting as that is optional also.
Kindda expensive, but real nice quality
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i bought a Fuel Safe Cell with dual -6 pick ups, one on each side for road racing with one vent and a bladder. paid about 600.00. Remember that when it comes to fuel safety you dont want to be cutting costs here. a fuel burst or rupture in Novice Racing is probably the worst senario one can think of being in where after you think it would have been woth the extra 200.00

here is the one i got, 22 gallons

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What about drag cells? How are they for corning fuel starvation? Also, what do I do about the fuel return line?
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Couple things to keep in mind. In regard to fuel pickup, go ahead and setup the cell with Fuel Safe's in-tank surge tank. It's a plastic cube that has one-way inlets on three sides. The pickup goes inside the surge tank. Fuel flows in but can't flow out. The surge tank gets placed rear/center of the cell. Will work for either drag racing or road racing and will suck every last drop of fuel from the cell. Believe me, I know. This is a poor picture but gives you an idea of what you're looking for.



On fuel cell safety. Mounting is critical. A poorly installed fuel cell is more dangerous than any stock fuel tank. Design and install the system will utmost care.
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That sounds like what I'm looking for.
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Agh, I just bought one too... for WAY more than that...
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