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Peel replica, Steve Fisk

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #255 on: November 17, 2014, 08:59:41 pm »
Looks like a petrol tank to me !

Peel replica, Steve Fisk

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #256 on: November 19, 2014, 08:37:46 pm »
Finished the dash just needs painting

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #257 on: November 19, 2014, 08:39:25 pm »
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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #258 on: November 19, 2014, 08:41:49 pm »
I got the castor angle wrong to start with so I changed that today , should help with the wobbly wheels at 20mph

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #259 on: November 26, 2014, 05:25:25 pm »
Petrol tank

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #260 on: November 27, 2014, 09:49:31 am »
Hi Steve. You must be getting near completion now. Good idea to use tube to make a tank, it means less seams to weld although I think I would have silver soldered the ends and the collar. With a snug fitting disc recessed into either end it is easy to get the solder to flow around the joint. Still, I know you like to weld. Looking forward to seeing the finished article next year maybe at jeans open day?

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #261 on: November 27, 2014, 10:38:36 am »
Hello Bob how you been ? I Didn't even think of silver soldering as never tryed it before , i can see how it would of been a better idea though , it seems for the first time that I can see the end of the project , it should be there with its own number plate  , But soon as it's done I will bring it round yours so you can have a drive

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« Reply #262 on: November 27, 2014, 10:50:35 am »
Ooooo! I look forward to that. I can show you the Bobette whilst your here. Keep going!

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #263 on: December 01, 2014, 02:59:16 pm »
Fuel sender ? I've got this sender does any one know how they work , as in is it just an earth wire that goes to the sender then Earth the tank ?

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #264 on: December 01, 2014, 08:46:20 pm »
Fuel gauge reads back to front but it works

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« Reply #265 on: December 02, 2014, 09:22:14 am »
Is it for a negative or positive earth vehicle? What happens when you swap the terminals around?

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #266 on: December 02, 2014, 01:45:59 pm »
It's a neg earth , I tryed swaping the wires around but didn't make any difference , I will just bend the float up the other way

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #267 on: December 02, 2014, 05:38:40 pm »
Try turning your tank upside down!  :)

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #268 on: December 03, 2014, 12:26:16 pm »
I think I would have silver soldered the ends and the collar. With a snug fitting disc recessed into either end it is easy to get the solder to flow around the joint.
Indeed, I have had poor luck welding tanks, and have ended up soldering over welds that proved to be porous.
That means that the body work and filler that I had to use/ perform on the tank due to heat induced distortions was a lot of time wasted, as I could have avoided this fate by soldering at the get go.
Have you let your tank sit for a day filled with water yet to test for leaks?

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Re: Hello every one ! Would my peel replica build be welcome on RUMcars ?
« Reply #269 on: December 03, 2014, 01:20:00 pm »
I will pressure test it like you would with a flat tire , there's so many different ways to do something , the welds all went well so far , The hardest bit is fitting the sender unit that I'm doing at the mo , that might distort