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Old 06-13-2012, 06:14 AM   #15
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Bought an old C one time where the gauge didn't work. First trip was about 1500 mi one way. Threw a 5 gal can of gas in the trailer and took off.

Previous owner told me it had a 45 gal tank. Figured 6mpg x 40= 240mi. About 230mi later I was on the side of the Ohio Turpike. Threw in the 5gal and hit a station 2mi down the road. It took 30gals to fill it. Seems the PO missed it by 10 gals.

After that, it was fill up every 200mi and always carried a can. Put another 15,000 on the ol' girl and never another problem. Luckily, the odometer kept working
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Old 06-13-2012, 07:18 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Diplomat Don View Post
Here is a thought depending on how badly you want a gauge. You can buy a fuel flow meter

I will have to keep that in mind, thanks.

Im pretty sure it is a 50 gallon tank. I took the dimensions of the tank and divided the volume by the volume of a gallon, it was about 52.34723.... so I think 50 is about right.
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