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#1 fgator22

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:47 AM

Hey guys

 

Does Chevy increase the fuel tank capacity when you go with the 6.5 bed? I know Ford does and I am curious if Chevy is doing it as well? Regardless my truck is on order but just thought I would go ahead and ask out of curiosity. Thanks

 

 



#2 newdude

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:55 AM

26 Gallons for all crew cab models.  Only regular cab long box gets the 34 gallon tank.  If you want a crew cab 6.5 box with more capacity, all 2500 models have 36 gallon tanks regardless of configuration.


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:03 AM

IMHO you should get a bigger tank with the standard bed. GM really missed it for those that tow. It is a pain carrying around a fuel can or fueling up every 3 hours when I go camping! +1 for ford on this one!


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:48 AM

Boohoo you have to get your ass out of the seat every 3 hours instead of 3 and a half.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 11:14 AM

Boohoo you have to get your ass out of the seat every 3 hours instead of 3 and a half.


Hardly. The Ford option is like 36 gallons. That's s huge difference.

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 11:40 AM

Its no always an optoin to use some gas stations with a trailer in tow. I also wish we had larger tanks Ford got it right.


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 11:41 AM

Boohoo you have to get your ass out of the seat every 3 hours instead of 3 and a half.

 

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 11:58 AM

Its no always an optoin to use some gas stations with a trailer in tow. I also wish we had larger tanks Ford got it right.


Some roadside stations are too small for a truck and 26 ft toy hauler. On my route tovgi camping after I leave town there arent any truck stops to pull in to

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 07:11 PM

Ford used to have 2 tanks back in the day. Funny thing was my boss had a F-150 with an inline 6 and 2 gas tanks. I had a Sierra V-8 with one tank and I got more miles before filling up than he did.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:23 PM

I can say that I love the 36 gallon on my F-150. It was one of those things I always wished for in my Sierras. There aren't any aftermarket options for half-ton Sierras that I could find either. 


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#11 2014 Sporty Shorty

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:29 PM

I don't know why you would want a larger tank, I have a 26 gallon tank in mine and I have gone over 800kms per tank on the last 2 tanks. 


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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:03 PM

I don't know why you would want a larger tank, I have a 26 gallon tank in mine and I have gone over 800kms per tank on the last 2 tanks.


That's nearly 500 miles which is pretty impressive but I don't like running below 1/4 tank. Bad security practice. So I'd like the larger tank to have acceptable range and still have that reserve. Right now I can only do 300 or so miles before hitting 1/4 tank and that's if I take the truck off E85.

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:59 AM

I've been impressed even with my lead foot and city driving I'm getting 14 mpg and over 350 mile range. My 01 6.0 was getting 240 miles in range only.


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 07:50 PM

From 2014 OM:

 

1500 Series Standard and Short Box 98.4 L 26.0 gal

1500 Series Long Box 128.7 L 34.0 gal

2500 Series and 3500 Series Standard Box 136.3 L 36.0 gal

2500 Series and 3500 Series Long Box 136.3 L 36.0 gal





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