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Old 06-30-2010, 04:14 PM   #1
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I have seen all kinds of threads on m.net about it but no hard number. Anyone know what the OEM gas tank weighs? If it is 75lb like people are saying then I am putting in a fuel cell.
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Maybe call FM and ask them. Or Corky.
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I saw that thread but didn't see Roy's post in there about it being between 18-22lbs. Most others I found were pure speculation. I just wanted to make sure I had all my bases covered and wasn't leaving something like that out there.
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I suggest you quit being a little bitch about it and cut out the old and in with the new! Every time you do something to your car it gives me one extra chuckle when Im passing you
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I suggest you quit being a little bitch about it and cut out the old and in with the new! Every time you do something to your car it gives me one extra chuckle when Im passing you
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I suggest you quit being a little bitch about it and cut out the old and in with the new! Every time you do something to your car it gives me one extra chuckle when Im passing you
Sell any light bulbs recently? lulz
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Every day Hustler, every day! You mock me now, but one day you'll realize the greatness of my bulbs and beg and plead with me for said bulbs...and I will have none for you.
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Ok.
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I really really don't like the fact that you are on here boy. This calls for days of thunder beach racing! I have plenty of shells laying around.

It would be a shame if someone was to mysteriously drain your fluid from your precious new transmission, because then I MAY have a chance of passing you.
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I really really don't like the fact that you are on here boy. This calls for days of thunder beach racing! I have plenty of shells laying around.

It would be a shame if someone was to mysteriously drain your fluid from your precious new transmission, because then I MAY have a chance of passing you.
Steal his bulbs.
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Steal his bulbs.
Already did.
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We have an empty fuel tank at the shop. You want me to weight it tomorrow?
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If you have time, that would be awesome, but don't make it a priority.
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I have seen all kinds of threads on m.net about it but no hard number. Anyone know what the OEM gas tank weighs? If it is 75lb like people are saying then I am putting in a fuel cell.
I have an empty one I can weigh but I highly doubt a fuel cell would be lighter unless it had much less capacity. The OEM gas tank is pretty thin steel and it doesn’t weigh much. It does have a good amount of undercoating stuff sprayed on it, probably a few lbs worth. But Id guess an empty tank weighs around 20 lbs.

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Every day Hustler, every day! You mock me now, but one day you'll realize the greatness of my bulbs and beg and plead with me for said bulbs...and I will have none for you.
Who is this turd and why is he talking about bulbs? Damn Texans.
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He is a good friend of mine and does the TX miata challange stuff. We did a chumpcar event and Trey and him where jacking around about him selling lighting for a living.
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Who is this turd?
Tied for points leader in Unlimited in Texas Miata Challenge.

In for weight of stock gas tank.
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Verdict is in and it weighs 18lbs. I had to take one out of my parts cars to cut it up for the scrap yard.
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