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stainless steel fuel tank

Does a stainless tank cause poly issues?
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Nope. Stainless should be fine.

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i heard it didnt. no first hand expirience here, but i thought aluminum and plastic were the only options?

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i heard it didnt. no first hand expirience here, but i thought aluminum and plastic were the only options?
I think SS is fine. Usually no one uses it because its cost prohibitive.
Also i think its not very forgiving to virbration and the welds could fail.

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i may have found a tank off a big rig that is stainless and cheap
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I thought the big rig tanks were aluminum?

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Not always

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I think SS is fine. Usually no one uses it because its cost prohibitive.
Also i think its not very forgiving to virbration and the welds could fail.
Stainless not forgiving to vibration and failing welds?

Whoever told you that is a piss poor welder

Ever seen a milk truck or liquid food products truck goin down the road?

Hint. The tanks are welded stainless

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Stainless not forgiving to vibration and failing welds?

Whoever told you that is a piss poor welder

Ever seen a milk truck or liquid food products truck goin down the road?

Hint. The tanks are welded stainless
I don't know where i got that idea, thats just what i was thinking i had heard somewhere...thus i said "I think".
I wasn't real sure. Get it Dave?

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