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Old 03-17-2011, 12:46 AM
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Hello to all my fellow ram people. I have a serious problem with dodge corporate right now. Ihave a 4 inch gash in my plastic fuel tank and all the dealerships are telling me they are on back order. BACK ORDER ! ARE U KIDDIN ME? They cant tell me when any will be available in the northeast. ( a few said up to 2 months ) My truck is a 2008 big horn 1500 with the 4.7. Checked for an aftermarket tank but i guess the truck is still too new. Gnna try a little fiberglass bandage to hold me over. arrrgh. Anyone with some inside info on this your help would sure be appreciated. Thanks to all
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Don't know what to tell you that you don't already know. There are none available, and there wont be any until they complete a new production run, until then, you just have to wait. The fiberglass should tide you over, so give it a try.
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Thanks, Kurtis - It just blows my mind that I HAVE TO WAIT MONTHS for fuel tank for such a popular and massed produced truck.
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how about a junkyard for one from a wrecked truck?
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Thats my next stop PJS, thanks
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winter is close to over, lots of newer Rams are in the wrecking/dismantling yards
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Thanks GT, i will check it out
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Thanks guys - located a fuel tank at a junkyard -- sorry, now they are called salvage yards - still half the price of the dealer
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