Oh did I forget to mention that the bench frame and cushion is used as the
return ventilation system for the fuel tank?
Dropping a cigarette between your legs while driving has a whole set of new
|> How about the early seventies Chevrolet pickups. The
|>tank is behind
|>the seat !
|> Jim Sheats - Frederick, Maryland
|> '69 Midget
|> '78 280Z
|> '82 Mustang
|> '93 Mustang
|> '95 Bonneville
|>> -----Original Message-----
|>> From: Toby Atwater [SMTP:Toby@intri-plex.com]
|>> Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 12:47 PM
|>> To: Spridgets@Autox. Team. Net (E-mail)
|>> Subject: RE: Sprite progress photos
|>> The toyota land cruiser had the fuel tank in plain view under the
|>> seat untill 73-74 I belive... my 71, the tank is under the
|>> with the filler right behind his seat.
|>> |>Yes, as little as possible. I have been in contact
|>> |>with the person who will do my state inspection
|>> |>discussing several items and their interpretations. He
|>> |>is working with me as much as possible; such as the
|>> |>fuel cell located in the trunk. The State say fuel
|>> |>tanks cannot be located within a compartment of the
|>> |>car (passenger or trunk). I say how then do you allow
|>> |>early VW Beetles to pass inspection. My inspector
|>> |>recognizes that the fuel cell is a much safer system
|>> |>regardless of where it is located.
|>> |>--- Ajhsys@aol.com wrote:
|>> |>> In a message dated 10/4/00 10:43:44 PM Eastern
|>> |>> Daylight Time,
|>> |>> email@example.com writes:
|>> |>> << I have finally brought the office digital camera
|>> |>> home
|>> |>> and took some pics of my sprite. This is the 1967
|>> |>> Fproduction race car that I am converting back to
|>> |>> street use. Please be kind with your opinions as I
|>> |>> have less of a budget than the typical "we-tight"
|>> |>> list
|>> |>> member. >>
|>> |>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
|>> |>> Very nice car, John. I hope you mean that you are
|>> |>> making it street legal,
|>> |>> rather than, you are converting it back to original
|>> |>> form. It would be a
|>> |>> shame to lose all those nice racing bits. It will
|>> |>> be a great car for
|>> |>> autocrossing.
|>> |>> Good luck with it.
|>> |>> Allen Hefner
|>> |>> SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
|>> |>> '77 Midget
|>> |>> '92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport
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