I did however make some progress on 9-22 that will be on another post. Found out I had the wrong quick connect fuel line fitting size for my NAPA 3737 filter/regulator. I have since also found a replacement for that and will be getting benders on 9-24 to remedy that situation.
Here are the pics from Sep 17 where I discovered the crap tank. I am really considering welding up an aluminum fuel tank with a buddy who will make it look like art.