Stainless fuel filler necks

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Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Winston » Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:41 pm

Would anyone be interested in one? Im thinking of having one made. I wondered if others would be interested and how much you guys would be willing to pay/think is a fair price? :vcool:



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Bonusrocco » Sat Apr 07, 2012 12:48 am

Yeah i'm currently in the market for one, I have no experience on price though. Depends if someone can do it on the side, doing a batch then becomes something else.


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by lewp91 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:26 am

why not plastic?



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Village Idiots » Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:57 am

Interested.



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by mikeki » Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:44 am

:hi: Plastic would be better and cheaper, also better if the car is fuel injected, no more woes of crap in the fuel cocking up all those sensitive components in the metering heads. Also Ford XR3is were fitted with them and did not have half the issues that VW had using metal pipes.

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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Nate » Sat Apr 07, 2012 2:43 pm

mikeki wrote:no more woes of crap in the fuel cocking up all those sensitive components in the metering heads.
apart from all the crap already in the fuel before it goes into your tank ;)

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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Bonusrocco » Sat Apr 07, 2012 6:24 pm

Yeah plastic would be nice but how do you go about making one? Not that keen on adapting parts from other marques... just a pain when it has to be replaced by me or the next owner


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Nate » Sat Apr 07, 2012 6:51 pm

didn't mr brown make a plastic one for redroc a few years back? or am i imagining it?


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by WayneMK1 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:56 pm

I'd be interested too!


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Ryan » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:47 am

Nate wrote:didn't mr brown make a plastic one for redroc a few years back? or am i imagining it?
Markh and a BMW 3 series plastic neck I think...


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by tobyio » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:15 pm

Spoke to crazy quiffs today, they said they would make a batch of 10 stainless steel if enough interest, £180 -£200 each they reckoned.



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Winston » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:36 pm

I can no doubt get them made for much cheaper than that. I'd forgot about this thread I will get back on the case :vcool:



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by tobyio » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Sounds good, keep us posted

Does anyone know the part number? I cant find it on etka or gsf, mine is a carb 1.6 1980 fr engine



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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Bonusrocco » Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:04 am

Its gotta be the 'mouth' that is the tricky part - it would need to accept the locking fuel filler cap. I have mine off the car at the moment, i'll measure it up. Taking the neck down to a local fabs would probably be best though, leave the measuring to them.


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Re: Stainless fuel filler necks

Post by Col » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:31 pm

what about a glass fibre filler neck? relatively cheap and easy to make, and a good por15 treatment would make it as stable as any stainless / plastic one.