Lawnmower Gas Tank Help

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  1. Strype

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    Okay I got an old Murray Riding Lawnmower (lawn tractor for the Southernese Impared) I'm trying to fix for my mom. The gas tank was cracked. So I had to take a hacksaw just to get it out. Yay for teh hacksaw :nice:

    Soooo... What can I use for a gas tank. I need something I can hook a fuel line up to and not worry about my mom driving it and it blowing up on her :scratch:

    I'm thinking a closed system overflow tank for a radiator... :shrug:

    Any suggestions welcomed :) :) :)


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    I am sure that a small engine repair shop would have a suitable replacement.
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    If you had a honda, you wouldn't be having any issues. :rolleyes:

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    Just get a tank like you would use with a small outboard motor.
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    :jaw: I didn't even think to Ebay it or Google it! Thanx :)


    Just one problem: I cant fit the original back in :(



    Hmmmmmm I'll check into dat
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    :nonono: Your getting old man.
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    I know :nonono:



    Still I can't fit the tank back in... Stupid motor's in the way
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    Washer fluid reservoir rig.
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    You could kick it? :shrug:
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    Rig it for solar power?
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  15. Strype

    Strype Cuthbert catcher Founding Member

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    That's what I was thinking. The new lawnmowers just have their tanks zip tied in :shrug:. My new Troy Built has a zip tied gas tank.

    Tried that

    :ban:
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    Perfect opportunity to take the new forum for a test drive. :D
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    My car has rougly 80 pounds of zip ties.
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    Oh it's nice in here... Where's the fridge? :shrug:

    +1. My friends call me the zip tie king :rlaugh:
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    That makes it almost 3 percent zip ties.
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    Strype:
    I'd like to see the finished product for two reasons.
    1. I'll know who to call, should I ever need a fuel tank replaced on a lawnmower.
    2. Comedic purposes.
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