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marty1468
17th Mar 2008, 23:41
G'day Guys n Gals,

I have a friend at work who is after a drop tank to make into a race car. It needs to be big enough to fit an engine and obviously a person. He is based in Brisbane Australia. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of a suitable item that is for sale or pik up please PM me.

Thanks in Advance

Marty :ok:

Buster Hyman
17th Mar 2008, 23:42
Well, I know of this Drop Kick in Mackay....:}

(Only kidding...);)

Whirlygig
17th Mar 2008, 23:43
Is that what you keep pet Drop Bears in?

Cheers

Whirls

marty1468
18th Mar 2008, 00:29
:D Okay okay, i expected this. External Fuel tanks guys

Haha, luv drop bear stories we used to tell to visiting US forces...:E

Marty ;)

Avtrician
18th Mar 2008, 03:20
Wada you mean used to, I still do when the opportunity arises, and of course the vicious saber toothed

Milt
18th Mar 2008, 03:26
Marty1468

Wouldn't you do better with the body of a missile?

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
18th Mar 2008, 03:37
HINT: don't use one of the recycled paper ones :8

marty1468
18th Mar 2008, 03:41
Milt
Wouldn't you do better with the body of a missile?

It wouldn't bother me but i don't think there are any ICBM missile hulks in Australia (maybe at Pine Gap haha). The Bloodhound missile was the biggest missile i have seen here and that woudln't be big enough. Anyway, my friend wants a Fuel tank though.

Marty

marty1468
18th Mar 2008, 03:43
Wada you mean used to, I still do when the opportunity arises, and of course the vicious saber toothed

I'm not in the forces anymore and contact with Foreign bodies (usually of the gullible kind) is limited these days. I do work with a few but they have been here a loooong time and know the usual stuff. Tis great fun with newbies though.

Marty

pineridge
18th Mar 2008, 15:55
To Marty 1468:
"I have a friend at work who is after a drop tank to make into a race car"

Has your friend been in touch with the USAF at Davis-Monthan Air Base in Arizona? Last time I was there they had hundreds of them.

El Grifo
18th Mar 2008, 17:21
Ha, we used to gather them on the Golan in 73 (pre Yom Kippur) and use them for floats for our rafts on the annual river race down the Banyas.

10 a penny in them days :ok:

marty1468
18th Mar 2008, 23:13
Hi Pineridge,

Yeah i mentioned D.M airbase to him but i think the shipping costs to Australia outweigh the benifits. :{

heli-cal
19th Mar 2008, 09:27
Drop Tanks, nah, too heavy to pick up in the first place.

PyroTek
19th Mar 2008, 10:36
just go to your nearest aerodrome and find those wingtip tanks..
im sure a screwdriver will get it off.
JOKES!!!