Our entire line of Fiberglass fuel tanks are custom tooled to produce a product that will fit in the exact location of the original fuel tank. All hardware is of stainless steel or aluminum alloys for corrosion resistance. The fuel filler neck is hot dipped zinc coated steel. The fuel cap is a self venting, pressure regulated, 1/4 turn bayonet type made of zinc plated steel.
Standard fuel tank for the Single place Sprint and Sport aircraft is 5 gallons and the threadless fittings are held in place using rubber bushings.
Standard tank for the Two place Sprint II & Sport II is 6 gallons and the fittings are threaded.
Standard GT 500 tank is 8.5 gallons.
The body of our Sprint/ II & Sport/ II tanks are gel coat White. The top of the tanks are translucent. Internal walls of our tanks are coated with the same compound commonly used in the marine industry.
All tanks are tested to one atmosphere for a period of at least 15 minutes.
SPRINT & SPORT 10 Gallon
SPRINT II & SPORT II 10, 12 OR 14 Gallon (FU850-10, 12 or 14)
Includes female threads**, mounting hardware, self venting fuel cap, anti-splash fill neck, non-calibrated translucent sight gauge and hold down strap. Standard color is white.
Weight: 12 Lbs.
This tank replaces the factory tank on root tube and reuses existing fittings.
Wings do not need to be removed for installation.
If your a/c uses a 66″ diameter (or larger) propeller this tank will fit. Will not fit on early model MX’s. (Although we have heard of some successful installations)
**Can also be supplied for use with rubber bushings.
Specify which fittings you will be using.
GT500 18 GAL FUEL TANK (FU840)
Complete assembly includes female threads, all mounting hardware, self venting fuel cap, anti-splash fill neck, heavy duty alum. support structure and installation instructions. The entire tank is translucent. Tank measures:36″ long X 18″ wide X 8″ tall. This tank replaces the factory tank on the root tube & reuses existing fittings. The wings must be removed for installation.
Weight: 20 Lbs.
GT400 12 Gallon (FU830-GT)
Our extended range tank is supplied with all new mounting plates, straps, and hold down brackets. The rotational molded high density polyethylene tank is supplied with fuel cap and 1/4″ fuel line hose barb. Existing support plates are removed. Some drilling and riveting is required.
GT400 10 Gallon (FU825-GT)
This tank replaces the existing 5 gallon tank. The existing support plates are reused. The Tank is secured using 2 1″ wide nylon straps. The rotational molded high density polyethylene tank is supplied with fuel cap and 1/4″ fuel line hose barb. Some drilling is required (2ea. 3/16″ holes.)
4.5 GAL. ADD-ON SEAT TANK – COMPLETE (FU801-C)
Attaches to the back of all Quicksilver type ultralight seats. For use on older MX Models and any 2 place side by side model. Includes on-off valve, sight window, vent and mounting hardware. Additional fuel line is needed. A fuel line “T” will also be needed if using in conjunction with root tube tank. A squeeze type primer bulb should be used with these fuel tank applications. Please allow 2 weeks lead time. – Thank you!