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30 gallon fuel cell?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Anyone seen a decently priced fuel cell in this neighborhood? I'm just thinking about my C2500. I want to do full true dual exhaust(with a crossover), but the fuel tank is DIRECTLY in the way of doing that. I also need to replace my high pressure lines since both they and my fuel filter are rounded from the last time I tried to replace it :doah:! So just a thought. Does anyone know of a large capacity fuel cell that contains an internal pump? Maybe one that just accepted the factory fuel module setup from my present tank?
     
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    Will a K5 tank fit between the rails in back?
     
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    absoluetely, framerails are wider on the NBS rigs. Wondering if the factory fuel module will fit in. TBI fuel pump wouldn't cut it, being as a Vortec truck needs a minimum of 50psi to run, 55-60 to run happy.
     
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    I would run an external pump.
     
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    Wouldnt this money be better put towards the s-10?
     
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    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    just run both pipes down one side. I have seen it done. then turn the mufflers on their sides. or just use the factory Y as your crossover spilt it again after that and run them both down the same side.
     
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    Sounds like a lot of work to me. But you could look into a combo toolbox aux tank setup, and use it with an external pump for a primary tank? I think that woudl work, wouldnt' it?
     
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    could be doable and I've thought of it many times. The 97 has a full dual exhaust back to the muffler(no y-pipe).

    I am sick of driving a quiet truck. I used to be known for my K2500 and my Suburban both being the loudest things that went no where quick. I just need some noise out of the damn thing.
     
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    I bought a 32gallon Fuel Cell for $180.
     

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