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Old 12-01-2014, 05:20 PM   #21
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I installed a 37 gal RDS tank in the bed of my Ram 2500 w/Cummins last spring. I purchased a solenoid and ran the line that goes into the fill line through that valve. Wired this in with a switch on my console so I have driver seat control of when/if I want to use the aux. tank. Over an 8,200 mile trip this last summer I found the extra tank immensely valuable. Primarily, fewer stops for fuel and longer range. Also gave me more opportunities to hunt for best price. While I used a fair amount of bed space, I have Ram Boxes and there was still enough room for my Honda 3000i as well as grill and other junk. For the winter, I ran all the fuel out of the extra tank, put in some stabilizer and anti-bacteria mix. Next spring, I'll drain everything out to make sure I'm not cruising up the two fuel filters!
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Old 12-01-2014, 11:19 PM   #22
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Anyone know of a Ford Dealer in Southeast that will install the Titan 50 gal fuel tank ? I have a 2015 F250 King Ranch 7.3 diesel with a 26 gal fuel tank, not good. I have called 3 or 4 Ford dealers and they won't do it. Also does anyone know if they are able to reprogram the computer to recognize the 50 gal tank? Need some advise if anyone has installed the Titan replacement fuel tank. I do not want to put a tank in the truck bed.

I installed the Titan 50 gallon diesel tank on my 2011 F-350. My local Ford dealer in Lakewood NJ installed it for me, but they couldn't or wouldn't reprogram the computer to work with the new tank. I set the trip meter whenever I fill up and keep an eye on gallons used, and this works well for me.

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Old 01-14-2015, 01:59 PM   #23
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UPDATE: Just wanted to give an update, I had the Titan 50 gallon fuel tank installed today by Auto Nation Ford in St Petersburg FL. They plan to go after this market and may even take a booth at the Tampa RV Super Show next year. They did an excellent job, reprogramed the Ford computer and we are good to go. Start to finish 3 hours, we waited while they did it.
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Old 02-11-2015, 10:31 AM   #24
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getting my OEM 26g tank replaced tomorrow with a 50g transfer flow. with the 6.5' bed in the f350, i didn't want to reduce the already restricted space. i'll let you know how it goes. diesel fuel additives are common place in the boating world, add some to your fuel tank if you are concerned.
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Old 02-13-2015, 03:18 PM   #25
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new Transfer Flow installed without a hitch, about 3.5 hrs. glad i had it drop shipped at the dealers at it weighed in at 300#s. aside from undoing the old tank and moving the fuel pickup and float, sounded pretty easy. they changed the truck computer so it now knows it has a 50g tank on board in order for the fuel gauge to read correctly. all in all, i am a happy camper
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Old 02-13-2015, 04:39 PM   #26
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new Transfer Flow installed
without a hitch,
about 3.5 hrs. glad i had it drop shipped at the dealers at it weighed in at 300#s. aside from undoing the old tank and moving the fuel pickup and float, sounded pretty easy. they changed the truck computer so it now knows it has a 50g tank on board in order for the fuel gauge to read correctly. all in all, i am a happy camper

Hi, how are you going to tow without a hitch?
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Old 02-13-2015, 05:57 PM   #27
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Hi, how are you going to tow without a hitch?

i guess i am missing something here. the new tank fits in the same place as the old tank.
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Old 02-13-2015, 06:13 PM   #28
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Nice one on the hitch Robert! I have in bed 37 gal and total of 38 ish in factory capacity. It's a 96 7.3 diesel 4x4 scab 250 with long bed. It's a daily driver And trip truck. I refuel 2 times a month and always use a treatment such as power service or Stanodyne for antigel, cetane and lubricity. Never a problem with fuel quality or overflow. It is tapped into my front tank fill tube. Thousands of miles. Also wouldn't want to travel without it. Only lose about 18" of bed space and has paid back in fuel savings . However it is configured, a wise investment for a diesel tow veh. My average mpg towing 31 classic is 13-14 . Bobtail 17-18 so I can always shop price. Just do it and GO!
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Old 02-14-2015, 03:04 AM   #29
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I replaced the 34 gallon stock fuel tank on the 2012 Dodge 2500HD and installed a Titan 56 gallon in it's place. I did not loose any floor space in my bed.

Only Ford seems to have a calibration adjustment for larger fuel tanks. I use the milage trip meter and base range on a conservative 11 mpg. I would feel save running 500 miles, but the bladder won't last that long, so a pause for the cause allows me to top up the fuel and empty my personal tank.

We are going to Long Beach tomorrow from the Phoenix area and will refuel on the AZ side of the border as the prices are much lower than in California. We refill there on the way home. California will get enough revenue from us in sales taxes and hidden fees on all other purchases during the week we are there.
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Old 03-04-2015, 11:33 AM   #30
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Anyone using the Titan spare tire fuel system that puts an auxiliary tank in place of the spare tire? Spare tire can either stay home or go into the truck bed. I have been thinking about it and I have not changed a tire on the road in over 20 years (knock on wood). With today's tires and TPMS systems, it seem that tires develop slow leaks rather than blow outs most of the time. Maybe carrying a spare is not as necessary as it used to be and a fuel tank would be a better use of space
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That 30 gallon or over 250 pounds of tank and diesel fuel would be behind the rear axle of the truck. This would tend to unload the front axle. When coupled with the tongue weight of the trailer, it could be possible to overload the rear axle rating and perhaps create a handling issue.

As a test before purchase, put five 50 pound bags of sand by the tailgate and then take the truck and trailer to the scales to see the numbers. This presupposes that the truck and trailer have been weighed before without the sand bags.

I installed the underbed Titan 56 gallon tank in lieu of the stock 34 gallon tank. Using this system, all of my diesel fuel is always fresh at at every refueling. Having a separate tank would allow the opportunity for the secondary fuel tank to accumulate moisture and the fuel to go stale.
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That 30 gallon or over 250 pounds of tank and diesel fuel would be behind the rear axle of the truck. This would tend to unload the front axle. When coupled with the tongue weight of the trailer, it could be possible to overload the rear axle rating and perhaps create a handling issue.
That is a good point that I didn't think about. I think I will go back to my original plan of adding Transfer Flow's 50 gallon low profile across the bed tank. I like the idea of replacing the OEM tank with a larger one, but I can't get over the thought of removing a brand new OEM tank and replacing it for just a 20 gallon gain. I will lose 16.5 inches of bed space, but will gain 50 gallons and be able to use the tank in the future on a replacement truck. As to the fuel getting stale or moisture accumulating, I drive a lot of miles, and I believe I will keep the auxiliary tank fuel cycled enough to not have this problem.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:34 AM   #33
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I found another option. Enduraplas: http://www.amazon.com/EnduraPlas-Die...rds=enduraplas
25 gallon portable diesel tank 19" high with built in pump and nozzle. Gives you the option of taking it out of the truck. Should fit under tonneau. Less than $600 and gives me a total of 61 gallons with OEM tank. They also make larger ones but this one is pretty compact.
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While the tank on Amazon is removable, is uses a lot of bed space when installed. It would use nearly 50% of the floor space in my 6' 4" bed.

That is why I chose the replacement tank for the stock tank as I did not loose any storage area in the bed.
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I installed the underbed Titan 56 gallon tank in lieu of the stock 34 gallon tank.
Does your tank extend below the rails under your truck?
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Does your tank extend below the rails under your truck?

I too replaced the stock 26 gallon tank on my F-350 with a Titan 50 gallon diesel tank, and it extends and inch and a half lower than the stock tank.



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On the Dodge, the Titan extends slightly below the rails and goes way forward with an interesting top shape. The axles and differentials still determine the ground clearance. I am out of country now, so can not measure the truck for that tidbit of information.
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