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1967 Sportsman LDFV  L.Shuster




Last Updated:

22 December 2006

4. FUEL TANK

A single, permanent, 16-gallon steel-box fuel tank is located in the forward section of the hull under the bow seat. Fuel is filled from a labeled deck fill plate in bow deck and vents to atmosphere accordingly.

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Fuel is drawn off the top of the tank where it is routed via concealed copper fuel line to the engine compartment. A flexible section, filter and shut-off valve are provided. The fuel tank is secured by strapping and is electrically grounded to the filler neck. A remote gauge is fitted at the helm console.

Comments:  Fuel tank and fuel gauge sender unit were recently refurbished and found in serviceable condition.