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K5 aftermarket offroad gas tank

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mostwanted, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. mostwanted

    mostwanted 1/2 ton status

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    I thought I seen somewhere a heavy duty das tank with like a 3/8" skid plate. Anyone seen it?
     
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    mostwanted 1/2 ton status

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    back to the top again!
     
  3. muddermilitia

    muddermilitia ThatTrazerGuy GMOTM Winner

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    sorry dude havnt seen anyone make a hd tank for k5s, although I have seen people make custom skid plates or reinforce the factory skid plate
     
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    howdiy 1/2 ton status

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    I think im going to make my own fuel cell for the back bed.
     
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    If I was to put a fuel cell under there how could I plumb the stock fill neck?
     
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    k204dr 1/2 ton status

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    I wonder if that northwest fab would clear the rear diff? especially since yours is moved back some from the longer springs?
     
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    $500 is a little more than what I am wanting to spend. I think I will either stick with stock and build a skid plate or go with a cell.
     
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    My first blazer (GMC Jimmy) was a 76 and it had a skid plate like you are talking about. The truck was completely stock when I bought it (and when I sold it).

    Damn that was one tough plate. I backed up onto a rock with that thing. Great skid plate. Anyone know if this was a stock option for an offroad package or anything?
     

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