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Old December 13th, 2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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A buddy of mine has a K5. He pulled the gas tank because he got a Fuel Cell. Now he's mounting the fuel cell behind the rear seat. A seat that will carry passengers from time to time. I told him that he should move it below the passenger compartment and make a hatch.



I'd like to hear you guys opinion about the placement of his fuel cell.

Safe or Not safe?

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safe- as long as there are no fumes.

Unsafe- if there are leaks, or the fill port is directly behind the passengers... unsafe if smokers
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I wouldn't think it would be a big deal as long as the cell is vented correctly out of the cab?
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I'm sure there is no plan to make a filler tub. Just go with what you see. Cap right on the cell.
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anything is only ever as safe as the person doing the work.
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anything is only ever as safe as the person doing the work.
Ain't that the truth...


I just hope it is safe because he'll have is infant son riding back there. Thanks guys for your opinions.
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