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Unread 02-19-2013, 03:31 PM   #1
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In bed fuel tank

I got a dirty gas tank, surprise surprise after 20 years sitting. So i was thinking about replacing the gas tank but then i thought why not just get on of those in-bed gas tanks, and just saying forget the back seat. Is there anyone who has done this. I'd like to see pics if you have them.

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Unread 02-19-2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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Do you mean a fuel cell?

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...yeah i guess so
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...yeah i guess so
Ok, check back tomorrow for pics.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 02-19-2013, 10:59 PM   #5
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Just a few pics for ideas















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The CJ gas tank is real easy to drop and work on. If you got rid of the back seat where would you put the beer cooler???????
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Unread 02-20-2013, 08:20 AM   #7
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This is a 16 gallon RCI tank. I have a cell for the reason of off roading. My factory tank and skid were getting beat up from trail use .
I wouldn't put one in a DD or a Jeep that only saw fire roads .
Mine uses 8AN fittings .


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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Bagus, plenty of room for a cooler.



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Or a tool box.
On edit. Fuel cells may or may not come with foam on the inside , this is to prevent sloshing of the fuel. The down side of this is the Deterioration of the foam from Ethanol mixed gas. I have seen this first hand.
I believe other foams are available to prevent this, I don't have any experiance with them.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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