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Installing titan 50gal replacement tanks next weekend

Next weekend a buddy and I are going to install the 50gal replacement tanks in our crew cab short beds. Also I'll be helping him install H&S tunes and deletes with 5" mbrp exhaust on his rig as well.
I also ordered the 5"mbrp for mine to replace the 4"afe exhaust.

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You may want to consider siliconing the sending unit. Titan says it is not necessary however of the 4 ford tanks that i have witnessed going in have either leaked out the sending unit gasket or had water in fuel contamination. So be fore warned and keep an eye out for it. I had to use the right stuff silicone. And yes all sending units were very carefully installed and torqued as suggested.
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Thanks for the advice. I'll keep a lookout

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I will be doing this in February.

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I want to do the same! I'm guessing that there isn't a way to change the computer to recognize the extra capacity? (example: miles to empty)
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I didn't silicone but i did do a pressure test before I put mine back in and that seal failed the test
so I used teflon paste when I re did it it then past the test fine

I also did the harpoon mod on the titan

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Just an FYI Teflon and diesel do not mix. You want to use perma-tex gasket sealant with diesel fuel. Teflon will get eaten up (dissolves) in diesel.


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What kind of silicone do you guys reccommend to use?

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I want to do the same! I'm guessing that there isn't a way to change the computer to recognize the extra capacity? (example: miles to empty)
Yeah just take into your dealer and have them reflash your truck computer to 50gal tank instead of 26gal

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