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You're worried about fuel sloshing in a rig that doesn't move. Make it move, then worry about sloshing........ My fuel cell has no baffle, so far so good.
 

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That looks like a good quality American made cell. If it was Chinese I would be a little more worried about the aluminum welds cracking in a buggy without baffles

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My gas tank doesn’t have a baffle, why would a cell be any different?
Valid point :thumb:

You're worried about fuel sloshing in a rig that doesn't move. Make it move, then worry about sloshing........ My fuel cell has no baffle, so far so good.
:finger: touche :sonicjay:

That looks like a good quality American made cell. If it was Chinese I would be a little more worried about the aluminum welds cracking in a buggy without baffles

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Been plugging away at the chassis still. Just love metal fabrication so that's been the focus off my efforts. But also have been working on getting a fuel system figured out so I can keep making forward progress. Plan this weekend is to add windshield bars and maybe fully burn in some of these tubes. And I think I'm going to start to try and figure out doors.


Added some triangulation to the rear, lower frame



Bolt-in crossmember to tie the two shock locations together.



 

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Sure am glad you are ready for fuel cell baffles. :sonicjay:
What can I say...the engineer in me is constantly looking ahead, trying to figure things out to the last detail. Its a blessing and a curse :sonicjay: And I know how my brain works...if I'm not looking ahead and figuring out the next step, then I'll drag my feet and progress will slow.
 

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Sure did! 😁 Got some more packages after that to :ROFLMAO: I've got lots of parts and pieces in the shop, just slowly picking away at projects. Did a little work over the weekend, got the fuel cell mounts done. Try and post up pictures this week.
 

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Couple quick updates....

Adding some gussets to the frame side link mounts and axles. Might add some webbing between the tabs as well.
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Version 3..and I think final version...of the seat mounts
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Messing around with the brake system mount
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Came up with my own fuel cell mount and fuel pump clamp. Using a TJ in tank pump assembly
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Placed another order with Summit today. Got a muffler and flex coupling coming so that I can start figuring out the exhaust. Feels like I have a 100 unfinished projects going on with this but purposly not finalizing a lot of things in case things need to move once it all comes together.
 
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