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New/Used Auxiliary Fuel Tank ???s
I'd been looking at auxiliary fuel tanks ever since we bought a travel trailer. A few days ago I picked up a used Titan 60-gallon gravity feed model. Asking price was $450 but we settled on $225. It has all of the hardware except the fuel filler tee and hose clamps. I'll also have to extend the fuel line coming from the shut-off valve at the bottom of the tank as that is where they cut the line.
I'm super excited about the deal I got. Tell me if I'm headed the wrong direction regarding how I intend to plumb/wire it up . . .
Thinking of adding either a 12 volt solenoid or 12 volt ball valve after the manual valve at the tank, then an in-line filter before teeing into the fuel filler hose. For that connection, I'm thinking the RDS kit as it has the tee fitting I'd need.
In my mind, correct me if I'm wrong, I could close off the manual valve at the tank and that'd prevent any problems if the electric valve failed (supposed to be normally closed anyhow). While driving, and with the manual valve open, I can dump fuel using the solenoid/ball valve connected to one of my upfitter switches. Check valve would prevent overflow if I lost track and didn't kill the switch once the tank was full.
Am I tracking the right direction, or is there something I'm overlooking?
Thanks in advance for all comments.
Last edited by Ranger413; 05-27-2018 at 03:27 PM.