Offroad have just released an updated version of their popular
Tanami Pump. The new Tanami Pro comes with.....
Pro Pump body is powdercoated corrosion resistant red
relief valve set at 5lb
of 10mm fuel grade clear hose & hose clamp
valve air inlet
Operating & safety instructions
Fuel transfer from the jerry is made very simple
with the Tanami Pump replacing the lockdown cap on the jerry. The
10mm hose is placed in the vehicles fuel inlet, while your 12 volt
tyre compressor is connected to the air inlet valve. An earth lead
like a battery jumper cable needs to be placed between the jerry &
the vehicle to reduce the possibility of static electricity.
Transfer of fuel with a low
pressure air compressor will take around 1.5 to 2.5 minutes. The
Tanami Pump will not work any more efficiently with a high volume
air compressor or a 240 volt air compressor. The high pressure from
these compressors could
see the fuel spill onto the ground or cause the jerry to rupture
causing a situation for a fire.
Use in a well ventilated area.
Be aware of static electricity, hot exhausts, electrical
components (the compressor) & naked flames (3way fridge)
Keep the compressor at least 4
metres from the Tanami Pump & the fuel fumes from the open tank
Fuel travelling through the
hose causes static electricity. Please use an earth cable
between the jerry & the vehicle like a jumper lead.
Only use low volume 12volt air
compressors, never a 240volt high volume compressor
block fuel hose
fumes can cause an explosion
Other versions include the
Canning for 205 litre & 60litre drums. Upcoming versions with be
Birdsville-1 for the Willow, the Birdsville-2 for the Fuelsafe
& the Birdsville-3 for the Wedco jerry style fuel cans.
More details can be seen on
the Tanami Pump website.
Thanks to the NSW agent Ian Porteous of
in Newcastle for the chance to have a look & photograph the Tanami
the tanami pro
of the tanami pro
filling the tank
filling the tank
info by Rob