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Old 09-16-2015, 05:56 PM   #43
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I guess the difference with my Tundra is mostly flat land towing.
I guess it depends on where you are and where you are going.


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Old 09-19-2015, 07:32 AM   #45
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there tanks are nice indeed but for a grand or more, I would rather put a 36 gallon aux tank in the bed and pipe or pump to main tank. the tank runs $250 and pump is $125. that give me, after the hutch mod on ford tank, almost 31 gal on board, plus another 36 in tank is a bit better than the 61 Gal tank for 1300 buck and i have $1000 for fuel.. at local price if 2.39 gal that 239 gallons.. to ride on...

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Check out Titan diesel fuel tanks:

https://titanfueltanks.com

I installed the 56 gallon tank in the same space to replace the stock tank under out 2012 Dodge 2500HD short bed. Similar tanks are available for Chevy/GMC and Ford.
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Old 09-19-2015, 08:24 AM   #46
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Only issues with the in-bed tanks are the loss of storage in the truck bed and additional fuel lines and valves to leak. One also has to use the in-bed fuel often to preclude issues in the fuel.

Those reasons are why I went with the Titan under body replacement of the stock fuel tank. My truck has the short bed for better maneuverability when towing and bed space was an issue. The entire fuel sup[ply is freshened after every fill up.
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Well, problem solved. We are getting this truck. It's a 2012 F250 Lariat with a power stroke diesel.
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Old 09-19-2015, 02:11 PM   #48
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Absolutely beautiful truck!

You are going to LOVE it!

(Funny..... when I went to your Photobucket, I saw a couple of pics that I had originally posted and you enhanced for me.....)
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Old 09-27-2015, 04:10 PM   #49
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Here is a good photo of our new TV hooked up. The 2012 F250 diesel super duty with 90,000 miles on her should alleviate my worries about truck payload and towing capability. Thanks for all the input!


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Beautiful PowerStroke...... Beautiful Airstream!

You're gonna love the heck out of that truck!
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Old 09-27-2015, 07:01 PM   #51
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Nice set up, Jukeboxfun! I'm sure it will serve you very well and give you a nice reserve of cargo capacity, as well as pulling, hill descent control, and braking capacity. The tail won't be wagging the dog, which is a reassuring, comfortable place to be. Congrats on your new set up!
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Old 09-28-2015, 04:07 PM   #52
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"said with Jaws music in background.."

"boys... were going need a bigger airstream""

that 6.7 is not ever breathing hard with that little AS back there.. My BIL has a 37+?ft 5iver he pulls and it (6.7L PS) breaks a sweat every so often.... but not much..

nice rig.. what are mpgs, loaded and unloaded

get a flat cover or go with a nice camper type cover and you will love it more.



[QUOTE=Jukeboxfun;1689674]Here is a good photo of our new TV hooked up. The 2012 F250 diesel super duty with 90,000 miles on her should alleviate my worries about truck payload and towing capability. Thanks for all the input!
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Old 09-28-2015, 04:15 PM   #53
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If you have leaks from the bed tank you did not do a good job of installing it. also you mainly use it when traveling long distances to get to the cheap fuel. The difference between state can be 20-50 cents a gallon.. on a 35 gallons that only like $14 but when you do that 10 time you pay for the extra tank quicker.

these tanks are only like 9-11 inches deep so the bed space is still there.

not sure why ford does not offer a larger tank, yes i do they are cheap.. and not many people actually complain/buy on the tank size.. if they did more GMC's would be sold on that fact alone.

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Only issues with the in-bed tanks are the loss of storage in the truck bed and additional fuel lines and valves to leak. One also has to use the in-bed fuel often to preclude issues in the fuel.

Those reasons are why I went with the Titan under body replacement of the stock fuel tank. My truck has the short bed for better maneuverability when towing and bed space was an issue. The entire fuel sup[ply is freshened after every fill up.
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We are spending 6 weeks traveling through the Midwest, and we haven't seen much difference in fuel prices 2.37 to 2.54, at Dearborn near the interstate it was 2.70. With the 36 gallon tank we fill most every day , I am not going to be hauling a bunch of unnessary fuel around....
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Here is a good photo of our new TV hooked up. The 2012 F250 diesel super duty with 90,000 miles on her should alleviate my worries about truck payload and towing capability. Thanks for all the input!

Considering that you could pull the Airstream with a Mazda Miata, I doubt that you'll have any towing problems with the Ford. Unless you forget that the trailer is behind you that is!

A very pretty outfit indeed.
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