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Gas Tank Inside Cab move outside?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dauphinee, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. dorf
    Joined: Dec 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,087

    from ohio

    use the tank u have ,most of them came either way inside or under the truck. if u look under it u will probably see where it would mount .
  2. early Mustang tank works great behind rear axle, cheap too.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2013
  3. Bluedot
    Joined: Oct 26, 2011
    Posts: 315


    x2 on Tanks Inc., whether stock in stock location or wanting a different tank somewhere else. Excellent product, fair pricing, fast ship. I was totally impressed with the tank I bought. That's all they do (gas tanks), so they know their stuff.
  4. Both of my old Dodges have the stock tanks in the cab. No leaks or odor, so they stay right where they are.
  5. I just ordered a 1970 Mustang tank for my 57 f100. I gotta move the rear crossmember back about 6" and it will fit. has the tank and sending unit, shipped it was about $160. If you search google there are a few threads about doing this.
  6. coolbreeze1340
    Joined: Aug 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,340

    from Indiana

    I have a 57' F100 also and was thinking about doing the same as worm0163. I could careless about the gas being behind my seat except that it takes up an extra 6 inches of cab space. It sure would be nice to have a little more leg room!
  7. 53 COE
    Joined: Oct 8, 2011
    Posts: 688

    53 COE
    from PNW

    X2 - They have stainless and poly - rust free!

    Don't see a stock '49 Ford truck unit though....

    And for those of you who made this a Ralph Nader thread - the OP never said why they want to move the tank.....

  8. Mine, from Tanks. My truck came as a kit, no stock tank to be found.

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  9. Dauphinee
    Joined: May 15, 2011
    Posts: 79

    from New York

    Great ideas. I was thinking of moving the tank to give myself more room inside the cab.
    Others had told me to get it out of the cab because it wasn't safe.
    Both sides have a compelling edge to them.
    I want to put buckets in with shoulder belt attached so my girls are safe when we go for a ride. No fuss no muss no welding...

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