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Old 28-06-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
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fuel tank earth

Hi All

Just a quick question, should my fuel tank be earthed and if so to what.
Thanks for any advice

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Hi john, just as a matter of safety I would earth the tank. Just a line from battery -ve will suffice.
Hope this helps,
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Hi Graham

Thank you very much

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Old 28-06-2006, 09:24 PM   #4
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Re: fuel tank earth

Not at all, you would have been miles in front of David Graham-smith

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Old 28-06-2006, 09:32 PM   #5
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Re: Re: fuel tank earth

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Not at all, you would have been miles in front of David Graham-smith
And all the silly bouncy little Phantoms
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it was my silly bouncu bouncy man-tits that were more of a concern
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Old 28-06-2006, 09:53 PM   #8
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Re: fuel tank earth

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Hi All

Just a quick question, should my fuel tank be earthed
If its metal .. i would be more concerned about the filler (mine is and it wasn't earthed)
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I would earth bond the filler, any connecting metal pipe and the tank together and to the battery -ve. You don't want any potential differences building up between any of them that could cause a spark.
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