I am in the process of doing some similar fuel tank upgrades and was looking around for some diesel friendly sealants. I was considering trying this:
I also have the plastic front tank and will be working through some of the same problems you are...
I did this a few months ago to the front of the truck. I used stainless steel fittings with the NiCopp lines and this flaring tool from Amazon. Yeah I thought about the dissimilar metal corrosion as well, so I guess we will see how long it lasts. I agree this line was very easy to form and...
I like seeing how different people solve similar problems and then applying the same solution (or a slightly modified version) to the problem I am dealing with. Keep up the good work.
Thanks for the picture. I was thinking since I will be modifying the rear tank...
Good point, I was just think "don't touch it."
I just called trexautoparts, very helpful people there. He basically said they have nothing right now but if I sent him my old one and wanted to wait 4-6 months, there is a good chance they can start manufacturing and selling them...
Thanks Big Bart,
I have been watching IDIBRONCO's thread, very helpful.
I did talk to MTS Company today but they said, because these tanks are not as common, they didn't have anything for them. I will try the trexautoparts.
Thanks, the pictures are helpful. I noticed the steel lines coming out of your sending unit are not the same as mine. This might be good news, possibly more than one type of sending out there that will work in these tanks.
I have been here reading all this great knowledge, you all have been providing, for several months now. It's has been really helpful and it's the best place on the internet for anyone seeking real world expertise when dealing with these truck's. Just wanted to say Thanks to...