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dixon4420 10-15-2013 09:29 PM

Aux Fuel tank size
 
Don't know where to post this but what do you think would be too big of a tank to add to a 1500 hemi. I have a guy that is selling an RDS fuel tank toolbox combo that is 51 gallon. Would that be too much added weight or would I be ok?

LowUFO 10-15-2013 09:48 PM

That's like 400lbs in added weight. Do you really need it?

dixon4420 10-15-2013 09:54 PM

Half the time I need it half the time I don't. I would like to be able to go more than 350-400 miles a tank. I do tons of driving and a lot of it through mountains that don't exactly have gas stations close.

Grubrunner 10-15-2013 09:55 PM

I'm more interested in where you're going to mount it.... ?

dixon4420 10-15-2013 10:06 PM

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...6725_200306725

This is it. Its the same size as a drop in toolbox you can mount to the bed of the truck

Grubrunner 10-15-2013 10:21 PM

Okay, I've never seen that before.

Like the "stealth" appearance.

You currently have the 26G tank?

dixon4420 10-15-2013 10:29 PM

Ya I have a 26 gal tank right now.

Grubrunner 10-15-2013 10:37 PM

Okay, cool.

Keep us updated if you go this route.

Pull Ya 10-15-2013 10:38 PM

I think I would call and ask why they don't recommend it for gas engines before you buy it----
Jay

dixon4420 10-15-2013 10:48 PM

Ya I wondered about the gas thing too. Would gas for some reason corrode the metal versus diesel ? Doesn't seem right to me but I don't know anything about diesel


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