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post #1 of 31 Old 02-14-2008, 07:55 AM Thread Starter
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STUPID FUEL TANK!

everytime i fill up my 97 it's such a pain in the azz! i can't just put the nozzle in and forget about it, i have to stand there and hold it just right so i doesn't click off... i know this has to do with the angle of the neck of my tank... any suggestions? it frustrates me so bad!

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Yep, search the vendors on this site. They have a fix for that.

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Its called a Typhoon mod, I think.

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I know the feeling.My old truck was the same way. Drove me nuts. And it took forever to fill.

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it's just such a pain... sometimes if i use the big rig pumps it wont do it cuz those nozzles are different.. i've tried placing the nozzle in all different sorts of ways and theres no happy spot! haha

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harpoon mod...dont konw if its for your truck..but its not called typhoon....its harpoon.


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My 94 was like that, especially the rear tank. Really fun when filling at big truck pumps.








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i'll search around for "harpoon" definitely interested! gotta get rid of this annoyance!

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My also check under Hutch Mod.
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everytime i fill up my 97 it's such a pain in the azz! i can't just put the nozzle in and forget about it, i have to stand there and hold it just right so i doesn't click off... i know this has to do with the angle of the neck of my tank... any suggestions? it frustrates me so bad!

i know the feeling i hate it, what usually happens to me is i get one of those slow pumps so it takes extra long thats when i usually just fill 1 tank
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