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Re: Mount above-deck gas tank below-deck?

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Originally Posted by mitchbrown View Post
Maybe I missed something here but couldn't you use the existing fuel tank. Just suck out the diesel or whatever is in it and fill it with fresh gas. Run a hose to the outboard and bingo!! all done. It must have a tank if it has an inboard.
I considered that for a minute, but I can't imagine what's inside the tank. Engine seized at least 5 years ago, per p.o., so I suspect there's some 5 year old diesel in there. The tank exterior and its connecting hoses are all sketchy looking. Disposal of the tank is one of my next projects.

I will probably end up just mounting a 3 gallon tank on a small platform atop the transom. Or do nothing and live with it in the cockpit. Oh well. Shame those dinghymates aren't available.
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