Have to ask this and looking forward to the answers. When I built my wooden bodied pickup I used a ten gallon hydraulic oil reservoir. Brand new galvanised steel. Works like a charm. What have you guys improvised with?
I've used a gallon paint thinner can as a temporary fuel tank.
I seem to remember Stan Howe using one of those portable air tanks that you fill up and carry to a flat tire.
They are about the right size and look good.
As a callow youth, I once ran out of fuel at 2am after delivering my date home. A temporary fix involved getting a tin icecream container from an all night deli, hiking half a mile to a coin operated pump, and cadging a ride back to my T with a coin pump customer, complete with the open top can and half a gallon of fuel in my lap!
Allan from down under.
'surplus' 1/4 beer keg!
How about a 6 gallon KERO tank from a torpedo heater? troop
A 10L jerry-can did it right for the try-out.
I use a plastic lawn mower tank on my test stand with a bracket that I hook over the fire wall, that just for start up and tune before adding the regular tank and body.Be sure to put a shut off on it.
This one used a tank out of an old airplane.
This one used and old beer keg.
I used a flour canister with a rubber fuel line hooked to the fire wall for test running but not on the road. John