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Old 12-09-2013, 06:06 AM   #15
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My Titan OEM replacement holds 67 gal. The fuel gauge works great but I believe it was programmed to 60 gal because that was the closest option. I have ran it down to 0 MTE and have never put more than 60 gal. I can go 500 mi comfortably @ 30400 lbs. My bladder can only go about 200 max.

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Old 12-18-2013, 01:40 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by RustyJC View Post
By the way, the extra fuel and tank weight eats into GVWR, which can be enough to put one overweight when pulling a heavy 5th wheel.

Especially since it sits behind the axle, and that weight has a leverage effect on the suspension.

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Why would anyone want to do that? The extra weightt cuts down on your mileage, the spare tire would take up needed cargo space in the truck bed. Stations with diesel fuel are everywhere.
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:44 PM   #18
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Why would anyone want to do that? The extra weightt cuts down on your mileage, the spare tire would take up needed cargo space in the truck bed. Stations with diesel fuel are everywhere.
Well, I'll tell you.

1. you can refuel when you want to, not when you have to.
2. In the case of a 3500/350 truck, it makes the truck ride so much better, at least mine does. (3500)
3. The cost per gallon may be as much as 50 cents per gallon difference from state to state. 80 gal or so makes a difference.
4. The convenience of all the above.
5. The difference in mileage is not a factor when pulling heavy. I'm at 28,400 gross, when close to empty on fuel don't see any difference.

As for the spare, can't speak for that, only for the aux tank. My 95 gal in bed tank is the best thing I ever did for traveling, who cares what the bladder (yours) holds, it's the fuel tank that counts. You can stop anywhere to control the bladder!

Bottom line as for as I am concerned, make sure your truck/trailer configuration will handle the tank/weight that you will be adding both GVW and GCGVW.

This is my opinion and mine only, yours may vary!
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Just drove from Michigan City, IN, to Burleson, TX. No stops for fuel. Still have half a tank of fuel in the truck. But, yep, need an extra bladder to go with the extra tank...

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