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Car builders make hot rods out of World War II fighter plane belly tanks

After World War II, US junkyards were filled with discarded fighter planes and their leftover parts. Racers became particularly interested in their drop tanks, the extra fuel cell these planes carried. From these “belly tanks” they began building hot rods that are still popular amongst enthusiasts today. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Car builders make hot rods out of World War II fighter plane belly tanks
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Car builders make hot rods out of World War II fighter plane belly tanks

After World War II, US junkyards were filled with discarded fighter planes and their leftover parts. Racers became particularly interested in their drop tanks, the extra fuel cell these planes carried. From these “belly tanks” they began building hot rods that are still popular amongst enthusiasts today. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Car builders make hot rods out of World War II fighter plane belly tanks