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Thread: Front Runner Water Tank

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2011

    Front Runner Water Tank


    I am after some information from anyone who has installed the Front Runner Water tank in the rear of their 2007+ 110.

    I don't want to cut a hole on the inside the car and am trying to work out a way of putting a breather into the tank so I can do a reverse fill.

    So I am trying to work out how much space is between the top of the tank and the underside of the guard?


    1985 V8 County 110
    1994 TDI Discovery 1
    2000 TD5 Discovery 2
    2010 TDCI Defender 110

    Land Rover Owners Club of Brisbane

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Northside, Brisvagus, Qld
    Mine is a MY2012.
    There is zero space between the top of the tank and the inside of the guard.
    The tank is held in place somewhat by the fitting that goes thru the top of the guard, but I am sure you can work around that.
    I reckon, your best bet would be to "bespoke " a fitting into the 1-1/2 BSPT in the top of the tank, so it screwed in flush with the top. If you could weld/solder/furgle a filter into this, this would act as a breather.
    The downside is that when you filled it, you'd have water comming out everywhere.
    There is a bit of room between the rear of the tank and the back of the guard you might be able to get a pushin airline fitting with an exit pipe into the top of the side, but you'd have to be careful when gettin it in.
    Just a heads up, the steel holding plate on mine only lasted about 3 years before it rusted out, I've since replaced it with a DIY stainless jobbie.

    Cheers Glen
    MY12 Defender
    Sold 99 D2 TD5
    When I grew up there were 9 planets.

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