Custom fuel tank?

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woodsnake
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Custom fuel tank?

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So my friend that is helping with the Cougar's is building his own hot rod Mustang, and mentioned the other day that his gas tank is going to be 2K, of his 4K fuel system cost. I was rather surprised at the number. He says he wants an FI Tech, or similar, but that a custom fuel cell to fit his slightly tubbed trunk space is the bigger issue. There has to be a better option. Where would you shop for a gas tank for a mildly tubbed mustang/ cougar?

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Fuel tank or Fuel cell? there is a difference.

Fuel cell's generally are certified, and have a fairly short life expectancy.

I think that a baffled fuel tank could be easily fabricated.
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Good question, I''ll try and find out. But, is that something usually done locally, or is there somebody that specializes in that kind of thing already?

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Here:
https://www.summitracing.com/search/par ... =Ascending

woodsnake wrote:
28 Jun 2020, 12:21
So my friend that is helping with the Cougar's is building his own hot rod Mustang, and mentioned the other day that his gas tank is going to be 2K, of his 4K fuel system cost. I was rather surprised at the number. He says he wants an FI Tech, or similar, but that a custom fuel cell to fit his slightly tubbed trunk space is the bigger issue. There has to be a better option. Where would you shop for a gas tank for a mildly tubbed mustang/ cougar?
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Royce, thanks for the link. I would have thought, that that would be the way to go, but he says he needs this one-
https://www.detroitspeed.com/detroit-sp ... ump-080126

I can kind of see the appeal, but that seems like a lot of cash, still. I will look into a local fabricator option.

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