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Old 01-16-2013, 07:59 AM
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I was thinking about using the rubber tube the original gas tank uses but when you say exhaust tubing are you talking about the metal pipes used in the muffler system?

If so I'm sure I could take it down the road to the muffler shop to have them bend a couple of pieces for me.

Yep the metal exhaust tubing. With a short rubber piece to connect it to the tank of course. I welded the tubing to the original filler tube so it was all metal down to the little "link" of rubber tubing hooking it to the tank.

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Good idea, I'll keep that in mind because it's cleaner than dealing with the wood trapdoor.
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a short wheel base 55-59 panel or suburban tank would be the ideal solution
though i suspect they are rare as hens teeth and no one repops them
could be used with the stock filler location on the 55-59 cab
the panel tank mounts in the frame next to the drive shaft
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