Patent Number: 6,305,408

Title: Fuel tank and fuel feeding apparatus used therefor

Abstract: A fuel feeding mechanism of the present invention has an inlet filler pipe that runs from a filler opening formed in an outer side member of an automobile to a fuel tank. The inlet filler pipe has a flange. The inlet filler pipe is attached to an outer wheel house across a seal cup that is held between the flange of the inlet filler pipe and the outer wheel house. The inlet filler pipe is inserted from outside of the automobile through the filler opening toward the fuel tank and is attached to the outer wheel house. This arrangement enhances workability.

Inventors: Goto; Hisatsugu (Nisshin, JP), Hori; Tomokazu (Inazawa, JP), Aoki; Tomohide (Gifu-ken, JP)

Assignee: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B60K 15/04 (20060101); F16K 024/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018