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Customer Reviews for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648

RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648

Item# 34901074
Auxiliary fuel tank with toolbox built in Auxiliary tank has fittings so it can connect to your factory lines. Diesel install kits Item#s 3490901, 3490902 and 43748, are also available sold separately. U.S.A. It is the user's responsibility to comply with local, state and federal requirements pertaining to safe transportation, loading and discharging of tank contents Compatible With Diesel, DOT Approved Yes, Material Type Aluminum, Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 57 x 20 x 21 3/4, Shape Rectangle, Tank Dimensions L x W x H in. 57 x 20 x 12 3/4, Lock Included Yes, Lock Type Stainless steel key locks, Tank Size gal. 60, Tank Type Auxiliary, Finish Type Diamond plate, Box Dimensions L x W x H in. 51 x 20 x 9, Includes Manual sight gauge, baffles, return, drain fittings. Baffled tanks for reduced fuel sloshing Large opening for fast fillups Fits short bed Cannot be used to transfer gasoline to another vehicle Not intended to be used for gasoline
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Review 1 for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Just what I wanted

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November 2, 2009
By Crucesman
from Las Cruces, NM
"Great Product. Two things of note:
This box does sit above the height of the bed rail because of the 9 in tool box. If that bothers you, the 6 1/4 in tool box does not.
It does not come with any mounting hardware but that easily fixed at any hardware store. We used a couple of heavy screw through both the tabs on the box and bed that seem to work just fine.
We used the kit to connect to the fill line and were done in no time. Both are great products and I would definitely not hesitate to order either one again."
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+2points
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Review 2 for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

BR CAREFUL

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June 12, 2008
By 82ndAirborne
from El Centro, CA
"I bought my tank and it took about 45 minutes for my brother in law and I to install it.
That time included the time to install the kit to transfer fuel to the original tank in my 2002 F-250 SHORTBED. I had originally ordered a 91 gallon tank by mistake because they don't tell you which tank fits which truck. luckily I measured my bed before they shipped my first order.
After everything was installed I filled up both tanks and left the transfer valve open, BIG MISTAKE!! ALTHOUGH I thought it shouldn't have overflowed it did. The transfere tank transfers very slow and I went inside because everything looked good. when I came back outside about a little later about 20 gal. had spilled .
Needless to say don't trust the valves to work properly and now I only transfer when I'm on the road and at about 3/4 tank in my original tank, and always turn the transfer valve off when I stop.
Overall I love the tank, it exceeded my expectation on appearance and I can travel about 1200 miles with out needing to refuel. Thats a big plus for me.
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Review 3 for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Al

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April 21, 2008
By AlfredMG
from Alamogordo, New Mexico
"I have just completed one [ 1 ] year use of my 60 gal aux. tank. It fit perfectly in the bed of my truck and looks very attractive. While travelling, I fill my factory tank with no problems and it doesn't overfill and/or spill. With the increasing prices of diesel fuel, I am able to get the best buy per gallon while travelling with my 5th wheel. I am extremly pleased with my purchase and only wish that I would have ordered the 90 gal tank."
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Review 4 for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

1000's of miles

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April 21, 2008
By MontanaRancher
from Bozeman, MT
"I've installed this tank in two pickups and use it with the fuel line filler adapter also sold by Northern.
Installation is easy, simply mark the holes, drill through the bed and secure with bolts. The box takes up about the same room as a standard tool box; but since it sits on the floor of your pickup is allows for plenty of clearance between a gooseneck or 5th wheel trailer.
The tank does have a float style fuel gauge which while it isn't super accurate it does give plenty of indication of your fuel state.
The tool box isn't real deep but does accomadate jumper cables, pull ropes, mechanics tools and fuel additives.
Construction seems solid and I haven't had any problems or issues to speak of.
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Review 5 for RDS Auxiliary Fuel Tank/Toolbox Combo - 60 Gallon, Model# 72648
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

must buy fueltank - toolbox combo

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January 21, 2008
By wacotanks
from Humble, Texas
"Fueltank toolbax combo great idea for interested persons needing that extra advantage in todays high fuel prices dipping into you wallet. You can avarage cost each fill up using the volital fuel spikes. Northern has the best price on this unit that I have found in my area. Also I like the deep toolbox space over the 51 gal box, extra 3 inches make a hugh difference."
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