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Good afternoon from chilly central FL.
I know I have asked this question before. I have entered the words in the search box, but no results.
Those of you that have added a AUXILiARY FUEL TANK.
Which one did you purchase?
Did you do the install yourself?
I am giving serious thought of putting one on the tuck this spring.
Your thoughts both pro and con.

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I have a 50 gal. Transfer Flow system I installed myself. I bought it in 03 and transferred it to my 07 and had to buy new electronics for it then. Later I installed a used 90 gal Transfer Flow tank in my brothers truck. On his truck I used an electric pump with a switch on the dash, an in cab fuel gauge reading the extra tank and so he didn't forget he was pumping I put a pump on flashing LED light in the dash





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Spelled auxiliary in Tow vehicles

Spelled auxilary anywhere

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I had a 40G Titan aux tank added in the bed of my truck. I had a local diesel truck mod business install it. After some initial bugs (air in the line) it works great! It has LEDs which indicate the fuel level. The controller is inside the cab next to my steering column. I press the button and it adds fuel at a rate of 5 Gals in about 10 minutes...at which time it shuts off. I hit the button and the process starts again.

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Bill, not trying to be the weight police, but do watch your payload and make sure the size tank you want will fit within your truck's specs. If you've not scaled your rig, ready to camp, I'd highly recommend doing so, so you know =exactly= how much payload you've got to play with. Heartlands aren't noted for being light. Just sayin'...

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62 gal RDS wedge with gravity feed. Drill 4 holes in bed. Three for mounting, one for fuel line. Install a grommet on fuel line hole. Install fitting from install kit in fuel filler hose. All you need to this is a sharp utility knife if the hose is rubber. I did one for my friend in 30 minutes total. Have had mine in two trucks now. Never a problem. Works perfectly.

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40 gallon gravity feed. Came with fitting, wired in solenoid to control flow. LOVE IT. Fuel once a day

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I have a generic 35 gallon steel from The Farm Store with an electric pump and hose/fuel nozzle. It gives me about 75 gallons total of fuel. Enough that I fuel up when I want rather than when the truck says I have to, wouldn't be without one.

Probably about $400 total spent. One of the best traveling accessories I've gotten.


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i just have a cheap 36 gallon from tractor supply. i had to add in one bung so i could have a sight tube. but i just flip a man valve to gravity drain into the factory tank. but i did weld in a connection to the factory fuel inlet (yes it was off the truck for this). and yes a fuel filter in this assembly.
O and i did add in a grounding strap, needed?? i get a lot of static discharges. can hurt at times.

i went cheap and simple.


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91 gallon RDS tank with tool box that I installed. Absolutely love having all that diesel on board, good for about 1,000 miles towing my triple axle toy hauler and filling up when I want to and without the trailer.


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