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Old 09-09-2013, 03:18 AM
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I'm doing research on purchasing and installing a 50 gallon in bed diesel fuel tank with a pump/hose that operates off of 12 volt. It's a Sport short diesel so I don't get much cargo space anyway (tool box eats a bunch of it up). It was added after this attached photo.

Has anyone tried an in bed extra tank from Transfer Flow Inc. or something similar? Feedback would be appreciated. R...
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I do believe GTYankee is running transfer flow in his 09 Ram.

He uses it for work and he does a lot of driving.
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Thanks Arth.................I'll see if I can figure out this pm stuff. R...

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30 gallon auxiliary gas tank/ toolbox from Transfer Flow
the hardest thing to do is bolt the tank through the tank through the bed, its a mind thing. You just hate to do it.

the top of this box has room for at least a hard hat & several other things
I took the hose & nozzle & instead of leaving it outside of the tank, i moved it so that the hose & nozzle is inside the storage area. for anti theft reasons

the pump switch is in the storage area as well, then i have a primary switch inside of the cab



the RED switch is the primary power switch


in California you can't plumb the auxiliary GAS tank to the vehicles regular gas tank
IF you have a diesel engine you CAN plumb it directly
they have fill neck systems for doing that

http://www.transferflow.com/fuel-tanks/dodge

i keep my bed covered, out of site, out of mind

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Sent you a PM before I checked this post. I'm going forward with a 50 gallon. I shall follow your lead. I try not to do over night if I can help it. NC is a 500 mile trip to the Charlotte area. If I go to the Raleigh area that's a longer haul, if I have the car hauler loaded I'm 13 mpg on a 35 gallon tank on a KY return trip. Thanks for the feedback. R...
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I went gravity feed years ago and have had zero problems. 51 gallon RDS tank/tool box combo. The lid locks the tools and tank filler neck which I like and it looks like just a tool box basically. Also only cost me $720. FTW. Okay, so I did take the extra step of Line-X-ing it to match my bed and be more resistant to damage, but the tank itself was very reasonably priced.
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Thanks for the feedback. One can hardly sneeze for $720. I saw with Northern Tool. I'll check for the combo.

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