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Old 09-22-2010, 05:46 PM   #13
El Jay
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Re: Saddle tanks on a Fleetside?

Just a tad off topic: I installed 2 saddle tanks on my Jimmy back in the '70s.
They bolted to the floorboard just like the tanks in the link in rbagley's post. They were mounted outside the frame rails and ran roughly from the rear wheel wells forward almost to the toe board. the filler was in the rear wheel wells.
I had to run 2 switching valves, 1 for the fuel to the fuel pump and 1 for the return line back to the tank.'IIRC, they held just about 18 gal. each.

I don't know of any reason why the same set up couldn't be used on a pick up.
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