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Posted: 04/10/17 01:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have taken two trips with out Fifth wheel. My tow truck is a 2012 F350 with a 6.7 diesel.. Being my factory fuel tank is very small im forced to stop often to refuel which is a pain to me. So I want to buya a auxiliary tank that fits behind the cab and ahead of the fifth wheel hitch. Thinking of at least a 60 gal tank with gravety feed. I have read that some may leak fuel out the vent as fuel sloshes. Any recomendations would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Check with Transfer Flow in Chico Ca. 1-530-893-5209 transfer flow.com. I don't think gravity feed fuel tanks are legal. I had a 60 gal fuel tank installed in the same location my original tank was located.

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I installed a 40 gallon and LOVE It! Put a solenoid in the fuel line to start flow when you tank is down.

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On another post, forum member Gdetrailer posted this. I was so impressed, I'm am seriously considering getting one. (not for travel), but for my garage to fuel my lawn mowers and such: Click here. Look at the bottom of his post, the picture! Pretty nifty idea!


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djgarcia wrote:

Check with Transfer Flow in Chico Ca. 1-530-893-5209 transfer flow.com. I don't think gravity feed fuel tanks are legal. I had a 60 gal fuel tank installed in the same location my original tank was located.
tractor Supply sells them everyday. I have installed 2 in 2015 F350's and they work great.


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Fuel can be pushed out of the overflow depending on tank design when the tank is filled to the brim. Had 2 trucks with aux tanks and no issue if I left a little air gap in the tank.


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I have often thought about adding tank but I need the stop [emoticon]

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We added a 50 gallon tank to our tow rig. We purchased it from transfer flow. It's our second one from them. This time we got the trax system with it and it's an awesome system. Controls the pump at various points.

We installed it right in front of the hitch and it fits perfectly below the rails so we can still put our bed cover on when not using the truck.

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Got one that is half fuel, half storage. Wonderful. Can run 600 towing miles on mostly flat ground between fill ups. Separate control valves for engine feed & return.


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