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Old 06-24-2016, 08:02 PM   #21
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I see, thought Titan made one for the Chevy, sorry about that...

Cut a hole in the topper and then cover it with something like this.

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Old 06-24-2016, 08:04 PM   #22
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Mine has always been under a tonneau cover. That way I can open it to fill the truck or tank and the tank is secure. I looked at a full size topper and if I went that way I would need one with a window. With diesels you can buy kits to pipe the aux tank straight into the regular tank. That is not possible with gas. Personally I prefer the manual method because I know how much fuel I've used. Anyway, I had my tank custom made to fit under the undercover tonneau on my Tundra. Now with my 2500HD Chevy I bought a different tonneau cover (Diamond Back) but works the same way. I have vented my tank a few different ways. One was through the holes in the front of the bed. Just fed a hose out the hole. Occasionally if the tank were really full it would leak a little fuel. Now I vent using a long coiled up hose that prevents it from leaking. The air escapes and the fuel will collect in the hose, but drain back to the tank. The company that made my tank is ATI. They were the only one I could find five years ago that would make a 35 gallon tank certified for gas. If you want pictures let me know and I can snap some.

As others have said there are other options like Titan Tanks that replace the factory tank, those are fine, but I like the flexibility my tank offers. I got a new truck and just moved the tank.
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:46 PM   #23
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If you go to a junk yard and get a fuel module out of a fuel tank you can remove the vapor line vent valve or so called rollover valve and put on the end of the vent hose. It will prevent fuel escaping but still let it vent properly. Any newer vehicle with in tank fuel pump must have rollover protection from fuel escaping the tank thru the vent to the vapor canister. I was a GM fuel system designer for 20 years.

If you don't mind me asking how much did you have into you aux tank ????
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:51 PM   #24
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My extra fuel tank was made to put under a cover, it's 100gal. It's 8 years old but it allows me to choose where I fill up at. Truck with camper hooked up has never been in a gas station. Tank has a leak right now but I'm going to fix thatClick image for larger version

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Oh I forgot to add the pump is 12 volt, it's 8gal a minute. The pump has long leads so I open the hood and connect pump to truck battery.


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If you go to a junk yard and get a fuel module out of a fuel tank you can remove the vapor line vent valve or so called rollover valve and put on the end of the vent hose. It will prevent fuel escaping but still let it vent properly. Any newer vehicle with in tank fuel pump must have rollover protection from fuel escaping the tank thru the vent to the vapor canister. I was a GM fuel system designer for 20 years.

If you don't mind me asking how much did you have into you aux tank ????
My tank does have a roll-over protection vent valve. It is the same vent that once enough pressure is built up it vents through. Occasionally some fuel will come out with it. Very little, but still some. I noticed it more when I used it for Gas, but since I converted it to diesel I have a longer vent hose that goes further up which might better prevent the leaking of fuel.

In any case, it has been a few years since I purchased it, but I want to say all in with tank and pump (GPI from Tractor Supply) I have around $1200 in it give or take. Again, this is a custom tank made to fit below the bed rail AND most importantly, legal to use with Gasoline or diesel. There are others that are much cheaper. ATI doesn't sell direct, but I dealt directly with the company through one of their vendors. That is, I told ATI what I wanted, they sent it to a vendor to write up an order and then process the order. (www.atitank.com) .

Edit: To add about the pump - mine is wired to connect to a 7-Pin trailer plug. I have a plug in my bed for a F/W, or I can plug in at the bumper. I have also fitted my aux air pump to run the same way. (They actually have power-pole connectors on them so I can connect via a 7 pin adapter or a set or battery style jumper cables. I love the flexibility.)
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:57 PM   #27
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I like that. Where's our like button

Looks like you have diesel thou not a gasser.
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Old 06-24-2016, 10:08 PM   #28
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Here is a link to my original tank set-up when I got it from my Tundra. It is more or less the same now, just set-up for diesel fuel instead.

Link - Transferflow tank, fuel cans, or multiple stops? - Page 2 - TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum
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Old 06-25-2016, 07:18 AM   #29
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You will find that many semi fuel bays are only for commercial trucks so you have to use the regular fuel islands. A slip tank is a great addition. Hint: If you have a local big truck recycler near by, see what do with the fuel from the wrecks that come in. I get fuel for $0.90 a gallon and have never gotten bad fuel in 11 years but I don't get fuel there in winter.
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Have been camping since 1960 with everything from a tent to a 31' tt and now a 31' 5th wheel and have never had trouble getting into gas stations to get gas. I guess I just don't understand OP's particular problem.
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