Write up: Gas Tank Relocation

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  1. Honky Kong jr

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    I did mine that way because if I want to throw shit in the bed I won't have to worry about damaging it or covering it up. For a show truck hands down in the bed is the obvious choice.
     
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    to add to this I found a video on youtube. Same thing in a nutshell. Hopefully have mine tackled over my 3 day weekend this weekend. I really think the hardest part is gonna be how far do I go with cleaning up the frame while I have the bed off. This is only a mock up for the LS swap in the future so I dont have to run lines....only get the tank mounted as I'll be driving it to work with the original tank Monday.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7u6dKOg2mk
     
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    I need someone to make me one of those boots. When I do mine I also intend to use a fuel door I've cut out of another bed. I'd like to see the other side of this one to see the filler on the outside.
     
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    Has anyone yet had any luck installing a Burb 40 gallon tank in a Longbed? I measured once and it seemed to be tight to the rear axle to me. Not sure I like it being that close to the rear axle. :shrug:
     
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    What do you need tabbed? Pm if yo don't want to corrupt this thread, or move to convo. Thread.
     
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    has anyone relocated both doors so you could fill from either side?
     
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    You want to fill your Blazer tank and saddle tank on one side? Just trying to clarify.
     
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    No, sorry. Eliminating the saddle's. Curious if anyone has relocated both doors to the rear to fill the single relocated tank this discussion is about.
     
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    Sounds neat but I am not sure its worth the work unless the whole idea is to be unique.
     
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    I did a Blazer tank and put the door on the passenger side rear. IMG_0037.JPG IMG_0050.JPG
     
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    If I did is what he means it wasn't that bad.
     
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    I love the blazer tank mod. I did one on a step side years ago. The duel door and filler neck idea was what I was commenting on. No reason it couldnt be done......
     
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    I like unique.....plus not worrying about looking for the correct side of a pump. I figure do drivers side, then tackle the other at leisure.
     
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    Gotcha I retained my original doors for exhaust ports just because. The truck is gonna be kinda obnoxious so I went that extra step to make it more so.
     
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    Would you add the filler and vent connections to the tank before installing it? I figure you would want to do that work right away on a new tank.
     

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