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Old 4th-April-2010, 12:57 PM   #1
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Gas tanks and fuel injection.

So during this LS1 swap I decided to buy a new oem style gas tank and go the sump route. I've got it all welded up - just not installed. However after reading so many people complain about such the bare bones setup with cornering/being low on gas during corners acceleration I don't really want to starve my motor - so I'm looking at options again.

I've seen a few guys buy some really nice tanks from Ricks Tanks, but I can't justify spending that much money on a gas tank. Another option I've seen but haven't seen applied is this universal tank from Tanks Inc:

Anyone use one of these?

Other than that, what else have people done?

I've seen a few that have fabbed up their own tanks for an in tank pump and low sump, however I'm not experienced enough to fab one of those up and have it work without problems and I'd rather do it right the first time.

So, if anyone has any ideas/products/etc that may help shed some more light that would be greatly appreciated.

It's time for me to start finishing up this project and it's about the last thing that I don't have at least direction on.

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Tanks inc. has an in tank pump retrofit kit that uses a pan/baffle. I have 1 in my '63 (it's not quite roadworthy yet so I can't comment on the cornering/starvation there), but the one we put in my father-in laws '47 Merc. about 4 years ago works flawlessly.
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I used a stock reproduction tank. I bought a weld in insert with the fuel pump in it from rock valley tanks.

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