|Partially welded fuel tank main box|
We will then attach the filler neck, pickup box, and attach the fittings. On the filler neck, we have to weld on fittings for the sight line and the fuel cap bung. On the fuel pickup box, we have to weld in a fitting for the fuel pickup.
The end plates are CNC'd, and the top, bottom, front and back are cut on the bandsaw and bent in the student shop.
|This is the first real part I've welded in aluminum. Not too hard, and once I got comfortable I was able to go very quickly.|