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Matt418
Member
posted March 01, 2002 09:08 AM
If you have to run a IMCA mod w/ a tail piece, the more arrowdymamic fuel cell will not help you at all. This is because of the extra drag for the tail. If you dont have to run a tail piece then I would recommend a tear drop fuel cell more like what a late model runs. These are supposed to be more arrowdynamic than anything else. I think one reason for the differnt type cell on the DIRT cars is because of driver location not really arrowdynamics. If your interrested still email me back and I'll get you a price for either one. ltr spde aka Dirt Racing Motorsports


Matt418
Member
posted March 01, 2002 11:36 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Matt418:
I was recently watching some DIRT modifieds like they race on the east coast on TV, and their fuel cells seemed to be angled in from the back and also from the sides. Does anyone know who makes these fuel cells or where they can be obtained?

Thanks,

Matt


It's just a standard 22 gallon fuel cell, can and all with an aluminum box around it.
I have seen some that were U-shaped so they can get it a little farther forward and still get the quick change cover off for gear changes.


racerwilson
Member
posted March 05, 2002 10:33 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Matt418:
I was recently watching some DIRT modifieds like they race on the east coast on TV, and their fuel cells seemed to be angled in from the back and also from the sides. Does anyone know who makes these fuel cells or where they can be obtained?

Thanks,

Matt


I run a dirt modified. Our fuel cell have to be in box form. Fuel Safe and ATL makes our cells. std 22 gal. 25"x 17" x 14"
Our fuelcells have to be enclosed by sheet metal on all sides. You may have mistaken our tappered tail for the cell. Sorry.


Matt418
Member
posted March 05, 2002 10:43 PM
Thanks for the clarification guys. We are always looking for something new to try on our car. Even if it doesn't help, it sure keeps the competition guessing!

This message board is the best!

Matt




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