fuel tank

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fuel tank

[′fyül ‚taŋk]
(mechanical engineering)
The operating, fuel-storage component of a fuel system.
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The vehicle features an exclusive Moonlight Violet exterior colour shade, chrome accents on the radiator grille, LED DRLs around the fog lamps, 16-inch alloy wheels and a unique 'Sai' sticker on the fuel filler cap.
There's a multimedia device cradle in the centre console, an ice scraper in the fuel filler cap and a high-vis vest, now mandatory in many countries, in a convenient dedicated storage compartment in the driver's door.
A characteristic swage line is followed by the fuel filler cap on the right and the air inlet for the rear engine under the B-pillar on the left.
The side cladding everyone does, but Hyundai has also added roofrails as standard equipment along with 16- inch diamond cut alloy wheels in addition to a stand- out fuel filler cap.
External modifications and enhancements include a frame tested for an increased towing load of 3500kg, extruded aluminium side steps, front mud flaps, and a lockable fuel filler cap.
But my feelings of goodwill evaporated when I stopped for petrol and couldn't find the fuel filler cap release.
Among the clever little touches to add to the practicality are an ice scraper hidden in the fuel filler cap, a removable litter 'bin' in the door pocket, a safety vest holder under the driver's seat and an optional reversible boot floor which is carpeted on one side and rubberised on the other.
There is even a surprise when you open the fuel filler cap which pops out gullwing fashion at a similar angle to the body cuts.
Interestingly, the fuel tank is placed beneath the floor, under the driver's seat with the fuel filler cap located on the B-pillar, behind the driver's door.
1-liter, V-8 Hemi engine, carbon-fiberlike hood stripes, a chrome fuel filler cap and a No.
The test car incorporated all these and more, with the new range offering, as standard, further security features: remote central locking with deadlocking, RAID (Renault Anti-Intruder Device), automatic door locking above 5mph, anti-drill door locks, locking fuel filler cap as well as engine immobiliser.
Of these, 51 per cent were people who don't fix the horn, 38 per cent who haven't repaired a chipped windscreen and a third - 32 per cent - who wouldn't replace the fuel filler cap.