Suburban gas tank filler door

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Russell, May 4, 2006.

  1. Russell

    Russell LLY Escalade Status GMOTM Winner

    Jun 23, 2000
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    Edmonton, Alberta
    Hey guys!

    I've run into a bit of a snag with my truck here. I was originally intending to simply weld the front fuel door opening into a hole I'd make out back, and patch the front with the peice from the rear.

    However, I've found out that it'd be nearly impossible to fit a filler neck back there, unlike the older trucks.

    My question is if anyone can think of a good reason why I couldn't take some 2.5" aluminized piping, and just plumb it up to the stock filler door location. Would I have any issues with it spitting fuel back up at me, or shutting the pump off if I used the 2.5" stuff?

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