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Old 05-19-2011, 11:13 AM   #1
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hi guys any ideas need to improve fuel capacity by atleast 20ml

there is more than enough fuel line and already a fuel filter but still out by 15ml any ideas ??
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:24 AM   #2
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you could try to put in a truggy's fuel tank....
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:36 AM   #3
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What buggy are you trying increase the fuel capacity in?
Have you tried two large fuel filters?
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:59 AM   #4
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You can heat the tank with a heat gun and blow it with a compressor make your tank expand ...But you have to be careful to not over do it...
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:12 PM   #5
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I am assuming you need more mileage you can adjust your radio epa so you don't go full throttle and that will make huge difference in mileage most motors make all there power about half throttle and when you keep the trigger wide open you are wasting fuel if you were to stay about 1/2 or 3/4 quarter throttle you would be as fast and save fuel. Hope this helps
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You can heat the tank with a heat gun and blow it with a compressor make your tank expand ...But you have to be careful to not over do it...
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Old 05-19-2011, 01:11 PM   #7
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What buggy are you trying increase the fuel capacity in?
Have you tried two large fuel filters?
Durango is the buggy in question

what large fuel filters would you suggest would they hold up to 20ml ??
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You can heat the tank with a heat gun and blow it with a compressor make your tank expand ...But you have to be careful to not over do it...
erm i dont know whether your joking or not
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dont, gun trigger it coming out of the corners (blipping the throttle) thats what really keeps your fuel milege good grated if your have your low end tuned rich you have no choice just dont blip it hard.


or reduce your throttle epa.
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keep the throttle smooth, bleeping will make the buggy/truggy unstable. also a good tune and smooth drive train .
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thanks but its not a driving issue or tuning issue where just trying to get more fuel in this buggy to start with
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keep the throttle smooth, bleeping will make the buggy/truggy unstable.
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A Savage tank is 175cc

Once with an endurance race I placed a photo camera film box between the tank and engine. The film box had 2 fuel nipples in the cover which was glued to the box, It was connected as the Savage dual tank mod.
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Take out the rubber thingy at the bottom of the tank
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:57 PM   #15
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I added 2 odonell large filters to the line and ran it over the steering servo and around the front. That came up to 123.5cc. The Durango tank is seriously under capacity though.
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