In this article we finish the plumbing and relocate the fuel filler neck. I took a rather large diversion of adding a partial roll cage during my fuel tank relocation project but now I am back to working on the fuel tank itself.
In the DIY Gas Tank Lift part 2 post, we left off with the support built for the tank and most of the plumbing done. The internal roll cage is covered in my other posts: Part 1 and Part 2 of building an internal roll cage in case you missed it.
Some of these posts are pretty detailed, but I like to go overkill in case the information is helpful to somebody. I would rather you have to scroll through a couple of extra pics than waste a bunch of time trying to figure out how I did something.
I ordered two boxes of hose clamps from Amazon for this project, each one with various sizes of two different styles of hose clamps. The spring type clamps are for EVAP lines and the hose clamp style are better for lines that will have pressure.
I bought three different sizes of convoluted tubing from Amazon for general stock in the garage. It is so cheap and easy to get from Amazon, I don’t even look for stuff like this at the auto parts store unless it is an emergency.
The fuel tank fits so tight within the roll bar it touches the front and both sides. I will work on securing it more once I build the enclosure.
How does that saying go? Made for a Jeep but strong enough for a Suzuki 😆
I will eventually fill the lower hole with something. This isn’t a Ferarri and I’m really not concerned about it.
But if somebody has a silver fuel door that would fit on hand send me a message or post in the comments below!
In part 4 we will build a sheetmetal enclosure around the tank on the inside that will have a storage shelf on top kind of like a roof rack.
Until then… YOU, get outside and work on something!