fuel tank help

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  1. reek

    reek Senior Member

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    anyone know of a source for a new gas tank? This is for a short bed 75-80 (and I assume Rams up to 83) truck. I need a new tank, no one sells them. All the pick and pulls around here perforate their tanks as soon as they get the vehicle to drain them. Such a waste.

    Any help appreciated.
     
  2. RonJon '06

    RonJon '06 Senior Member

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    Can you salvage a tank from one of your other trucks? I was reading online that the width of the different sized tanks should be the same for those years, just the length might be a little different. Also, if the plastic tank is cracked I guess you can repair it.
     
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    crazzywolfie Senior Member

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    maybe you could see about finding a plastic welder. they should probably be able to fix it for you. could also see about trying to find someone parting out a truck.
     
  4. reek

    reek Senior Member

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    out of the 3 trucks I have 2 are in-cab gas tanks and my 78 is missing its tank. my 72 was the original project and the 73 and 78 were donor trucks. now that I've taken a close look at them the 72 and 78 are salvageable. So I now have 2 projects going instead of one. Please no one tell my wife...

    so I'm trying to piece together a 72 stepside and the 78 regular side (is it called fleetside?) shortbed. I'll probably have to go custom fuel tank from the looks of it. Or I could just recheck my sanity...

    thanks for the responses so far.
     

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