Fuel tank luftwaffe, what aircraft?

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  1. turilli

    turilli New Member

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    Good Morning,

    I found gas tank of engine for the starting up. I was told that it was for Bf 109, but i don't think because i didn't see pictures whit this type of engine tank.

    Somebody saw or help me, please.

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  2. turilli

    turilli New Member

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    It's not good aircraft (109), i think

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  3. stona

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    If that is the part shown in the pictures above it's a coolant tank, not a fuel tank.
    The shape of these tanks changed on the Bf 109 as the engine installation and bearers changed and I don't know if your tank is from a Bf 109.

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    Cheers

    Steve
     
  4. turilli

    turilli New Member

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    Thanks Stona, i'm not sure that is the part shown in the pictures, for generally information

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    Based on the shape and assuming the large cone shape item is a drain, it looks like it fits in the wing of something. I'm really not sure the 109 had a fuel tank in the wing.
     
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    It's far too small to be a fuel tank......except maybe on a lawn mower :)

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    Rather it's a kind of oil tank... than the fuel one.
     
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    Yea, that would be logical.
     
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    It's a coolant tank of a Junkers Jumo engine as used in the Ju 87 Stuka.
    Just look at a picture of the left side of the engine.
     
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