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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:01 PM   #1
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dual fuel tanks

what all would it take to put dual tanks in a 74' cj5??

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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:04 PM   #2
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maybe take out the back seat and put on there? under the drivers seat?
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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:04 PM   #3
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a second fuel tank
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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:07 PM   #4
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very creative shoehorning, and definatly something custom.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:21 PM   #5
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Perhaps a cylindrical fuel cell? I've toyed with this idea myself.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 05:51 PM   #6
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Perhaps a cylindrical fuel cell? I've toyed with this idea myself.
If not a second one, I would just get a custom one that maybe reached towards the front of the JEEP in a U shape around the driveshaft. That would net atleast 5 more gallons

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Unread 03-29-2011, 06:04 PM   #8
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Well I have a 15 gallon tank in the rear & I can get a tank for under the drivers seat
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you can get a 20gal under the rear. why do you want more?
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Unread 03-29-2011, 06:07 PM   #10
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I have a 74' CJ 5 with dual tanks, didn't know it wasn't standard. One tank is a 15 gallon polly, the other is below the driver's seat...best I can tell is it is 10 0r 12 gallons.
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I think the cylindrical idea would be easiest next to installing one from an older CJ under the seat. If you don't have a tank under there for OBA, then just use an old air tank for a fuel tank in that location. You'd have to rig some sort of filler neck and tube to it, but most air tanks have a bung on the bottom for water drainage, which could easily be your fuel supply connection point. There are usually a few other bungs on the tank that you'd be able to use to connect a return line to, also. Go to a JY, find a fuel selector solenoid from a dual-tank pickup truck, and plumb/wire it in.
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where would i get a fuel selector valve at? and dose anyone have a picture of one?
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This is a Borg Warner FSV1Z:



The Napa Echlin part number is(or used to be) 2-2057. I have one on my Jeep.

Most any parts store should be able to get you these or something equivalent.
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This is a Borg Warner FSV1Z:



The Napa Echlin part number is(or used to be) 2-2057. I have one on my Jeep.

Most any parts store should be able to get you these or something equivalent.
Is that a manually actuate valve or is it controlled by a dash mounted switch? Thinkin that might work nicely with my Scout's dual fuel tanks...
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