Good safety point Glen. Our SFI fire suits aren't worth a damn against hot
liquids. And 18 gal is about 125 lbs., which needs to be attached with a
great deal of care, very securely.
John Beckett, LSR #79
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glen Barrett" <email@example.com>
To: "John Beckett" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Dick J" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 7:33 PM
Subject: Re: FX/GMR Engineering
> Hey gang
> Just remember with that water tank in the drivers compartment and it's
> connections can be a major problem if a line comes off or the tank
> from pressure or getting upside down.
> I remember a fire bottle getting loose in a car that crashed and the
> broke, the bottle was connected to a hose a whipped around the inside of
> car. Sure messed things up, the driver was lucky to not get hit in this
> The same with in hot liqued within the area of the driver needs
> thought on mounting etc. Hot water or oil ain't no fun.
> John Beckett wrote:
> > 1 1/2" electrical conduit works pretty well. Put a drain on the tank,
> > make a few runs and try it out to see how hot things get first.
> > John Beckett, LSR #79
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dick J" <email@example.com>
> > To: "John Beckett" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
> > <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 2:54 PM
> > Subject: Re: FX/GMR Engineering
> > >
> > >
> > > --- John Beckett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > wrote:
> > > > Dick
> > > >
> > > > This is what I would do:
> > > > Fuel tank in front, water tank next to driver
> > > > and battery in the trunk.
> > > > John Beckett, LSR #79
> > >
> > > Okee Dokee, that's what I'll do. How do you plumb
> > > the water tank. Metal pipe or high temp PVC
> > > tubing? Do you drain your tank between runs to
> > > cool the water?
> > >
> > > =====
> > > Dick J
> > > in east Texas
> > > ECTA #72 FX/GMR
> > > Do You Yahoo!?