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Anybody have any experience with auxillery fuel tanks in the bed?

My new truck is '02 F350 Short Box and that 29 gallon tank is a joke... Pulling a load I'll have a 250 mile trip radius. I'll be stopping for fuel more often than my pregnant wife has to pee...

I've looked at a couple of options and I'm leaning toward the Transfer Flow system. Seems the most affordable and I can get 70 gallons to fit in my short bed. Now all I need is a cathedar and a liquid diet and I'll never have to stop again!!!!

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Check out northerntool.com the have some great aux tanks at a good price

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I saw the Northern Tool tanks. The prices are great but I'm afraid that the install is just out of my league. Messing with the fuel system is bad enough but cutting holes in the sheet metal is something best left to somebody I can put the blame on later ;o)

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Its not as bad as you think really. measure twice cut once. The holes you need are not huge

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Just get a transfer tank and plumb it into the filler neck... Done all my trucks this way! Works great!!!

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Just get a transfer tank and plumb it into the filler neck... Done all my trucks this way! Works great!!!
Thats how we did the work truck too actually

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2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
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