View Full Version : Radiator & fuel tank clearance

Spider GK 250
01-17-2011, 02:56 AM
Hi, can anyone clarify if the radiator could be mounted too close to the fuel tank ( heat wise )?

I've just completed a custom change, mounting a small fuel tank (steel) in front of the radiator with about an 1/2 inch of clearance, the pressed edge and top of the tank seems to quite hot, but the underneath doesn't.

sorry unable to upload pics.


01-17-2011, 01:25 PM
Adding heat to fuel could cause problems like vapor lock. A quick solution might be to use some adhesive backed insulating mylar from the auto parts store.