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What fuel cell to use

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    I am taking out the gas tank and putting a fuel cell in the bed. Is it better to go with the circle track or the drag racing style? Any advice?
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I had 2 fuels cells in my old K10, one plastic and one aluminum. Both were RCI brand drag racing type cells. I had a bad problem wit the plastic one sweating and collecting water in it. After fighting it for a year I switched to the aluminum cell (this time with a guage sender - NICE!) and also installed a tonneau cover to keep direct sun light (and mud) off of it. With the second set up I no longer had the water problem.

    Having the cell was neat but the plumbing was expensive. I don't know how big your truck is but mine had 44's and it was 3 PITA's to climb up and put gas in.
     
  3. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I used a 15 gallon drag race cell. Here's a picture:

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    And one more not so good shot.. but it give you an idea..

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    John
     

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