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Old 12-01-2021, 08:36 AM   #1
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Fuel filler size?

Saw a post elsewhere yesterday, about fuel filler sizes on various coaches. Was kinda surprised at how many couldn’t fuel up at the truck pumps because of small fuel openings. Someone with a 98 Alpine said theirs was small, and couldn’t fuel at the truck pumps. Is that the case with all Alpines? If not, what years can? Thanks.
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I have no problem fueling my 1998 Alpine at the truck pumps.

As it nears full the foaming fuel will trigger pre-mature the shut off at either auto or truck pumps.
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Interesting....... the other guy said the truck pump nozzle won’t fit in his coach.
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Our 2000 has the large filler neck and it actually fuels better at the truck pumps. For some reason the small nozzles tend to kick off easily.
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Old 12-01-2021, 10:21 AM   #5
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I have an 03 and it will accept the commercial nozzle.
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Saw a post elsewhere yesterday, about fuel filler sizes on various coaches. Was kinda surprised at how many couldn’t fuel up at the truck pumps because of small fuel openings. Someone with a 98 Alpine said theirs was small, and couldn’t fuel at the truck pumps. Is that the case with all Alpines? If not, what years can? Thanks.
Believe it or not, I have actually seen bad information on the internet
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Believe it or not, I have actually seen bad information on the internet
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My 2009 has no issues with nozzle size but I have found that it cannot take the volume set at the lowest setting so at most truck stops I have to hold the nozzle at the lowest place for the whole fill up.
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I have an 03 and it will accept the commercial nozzle.

Hi. I just saw where you live. Onalaska, Tx.
I live in Onalaska Wa.
There was 4 towns with that name, only 3 now I believe. Have you read the history on Onalaska towns?
Sorry for the off topic and interruption.
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Perhaps something like this could be your friend. If you search you can find this from a U.S. seller, I shared this for the image of how to use it. I suspect you still will not be able to fill the tank as fast as the pump can pump, but at least you should be able to fill the tank. ~CA
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believe it or not, i have actually seen bad information on the internet
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I have.
All sawmill towns by the same founder.
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To join craigav's post with another option.

https://smile.amazon.com/Volkswagen-...8400833&sr=8-2
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My ‘06 36FDDS is fine at the truck stops. Just filled it 2 days ago. 105 gals for $500 😩😩😩😃😃😃
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