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Old 09-26-2007, 03:24 PM
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Fuel Tank

I have a question about my fuel tank in my 1950 chevy truck. I am turning it into a hot rod and i was wondering if it would be ok to just leave the tank behind the seat or if i should do a rear mount tank under the truck bed.

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You can do either one...but personally , I prefer mine under the truck. That way its somewhat safer...for instance if a hose cracked or came loose with it in the cab .
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I debated that on my 53 for a while but in the end I decided that the original hoses lasted 50 years so the new ones behind the seat should last me as long as I will have it which is probably forever.
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I am going to keep the behind the seat tank and add a Blazer tank between the rails in the rear. Do a search for "blazer millitary surplus fuel tank" and you can buy a new one for 25.00, get your sending unit and straps from LMC, then move your rear crossmember back and set it in.
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