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Old September 29th, 2006, 04:52 PM   #1
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Thought I would post this up looks cool. For ya'll stretching your tj's.

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Old September 29th, 2006, 06:24 PM   #2
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Interesting. It's a lot cheaper than the Genright tank, but I like having my spare on the floor.
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Old September 29th, 2006, 06:43 PM   #3
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Ya I want to keep the floor otherwise I would buy it.
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Old September 29th, 2006, 07:10 PM   #4
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If he could make a custom tank for around $100 more, it would be great.
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The Blue Torch Fab tank is $600 bucks which is alittle better than the Gen Right. KOZ is also starting to make them but I don't know how much. HMM I wonder how that tank would work mounted under the jeep where it is protected or put a skid on it? Only bad thing is it is only 10 gallons.
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Old September 30th, 2006, 04:35 AM   #6
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It's been a while, but I thought the BTF didn't have all the factory provisions that the GR did?
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We,ve been building them for a while now. Have not gone into a full production phase yet with them but that will be comming soon so they are built per order right now. Our tank is approx 19 gallons, allows an approx 5" stretch, is compatable with all of the factory fuel systems. Ours have a 1/4" thick 6061 skid plate built right into the tank so the botom is a total of 3/8" thick---remember this is a 100% aluminum.

The tanks have provisions for the vents, so ALL of the factory fuel system works. Keeping the tank out of the passenger compartment is a good idea unless your rig is comp only. I'm not saying every one should run the tank below but a fuel system that is in the passenger compartment needs to be properly designed not a generic tank that is modified a little to work (half assed), refering to the $150 tank that was made for hot rod trucks that go in the bed. Sorry but I would never want gas fluid or fumes in my passenger compartment. We have done a few behind the seat tanks before and unless it was a comp only rig / no top / buggy / no top i won't put a tank inside again.

If you look in the custom rigs section on our web site---look at the black TJ, yellow TJ and the 95 YJ, these all have our tank and tube fenders / trail corners that are made to work directly with this tank set up. Both TJ's have approx 4.5" of stretch in the rear and the YJ is approx 2.5". The black TJ now has corners with 3" flare. You can relocate the gas filler on the TJ's to the YJ style so it goes to the back. This is great if you want a stretch but don't want to go with the comp cut---which in my eyes takes away from the Jeep look, this keeps the wheel wells.


In the near future we will be offering complete packages--tank / corners / fenders / suspension / rockers that will all work together for the ones that want to have it all.

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Could ya PM me a price on the tank, James? I have a doubler going in and will need to move the rear axle back about 4-5".
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I emailed you yesterday but I am doing the same thing as cooter. So if you could PM or Email me a price that would be great. Cooter what two cases are you using, I am doing the 231 to probably a ford 205 or if that won't fit a Bronco Dana 20

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for the 300 dollar tag these guys have id just go with the RCI cell and get a BTF adapter to use the stock TJ sender.. not to mention the extra 5 gallons..
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This just adds fuel to the fire for me to make that keg in the spare room into a fuel cell.
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Cooter what two cases are you using, I am doing the 231 to probably a ford 205 or if that won't fit a Bronco Dana 20

Thanks Adam
I'm going with a 231 with DD Machine's Kit to a Down East flipped D300, both behind an SM465. I already had the flipped D300 and the 465 in a Comanche I bought for $800, so it was only $399 for Duffy's kit.
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Sounds like a nice setup. If I had alittle extra doe I would buy the new stak driver drop d300 case but it is pricey! I have the 205 and of course the 231 already. I am going with the DD kit too.
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