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Old 08-10-2017, 10:22 PM
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Started on the rear gas tank at about 10:00 this morning and just finished up. I'm sure glad I removed the hitch before dealing with the tank. I also had to pull the exhaust pipes out a little ways with a ratchet strap in order for the tank to clear the pipes.

I'm glad I had help, also. I don't think I could have put that tank back up in there, since you don't have a lot of room to reattach the fuel lines and vent lines.

I will take the truck for a little drive tomorrow after I replace the throttle body gasket.

Once again, thank you everyone for the help and suggestions!
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Old 08-12-2017, 07:00 PM
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Success! Took the truck for a good drive today. No hesitation, stumbling, farting or anything else. I switched tanks numerous times and also did some heavy acceleration with no problems. Now if I can just get the mpg above 8.......
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The heavy acceleration won't help the fuel mileage

Glad you're up and running again Doug
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The heavy acceleration won't help the fuel mileage

Glad you're up and running again Doug
I thought if I could get there quicker, it would use less gas.
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I bet if you put it on a rollback the gas milage will bump right up!



Glad you have it running "like new" again
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:09 AM
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The rollback would cost more than 8 mpg!
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