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fuel tank size??

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by My bowtie, May 14, 2011.

  1. My bowtie

    My bowtie Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    I picked up a 01 1 ton dump. Wondering how many gallons the front and back tanks hold??
  2. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Run them out 1 at a time while keeping fuel in the other, then go fill them up. The pump won't lie.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    Most GM's don't have a switch to change tanks anymore. They use fuel from both tanks at the same time. At least mine do.
  4. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    My 07 Chevy dump holds about 50gal between both tanks....but I think its considered a 45gal setup.
  5. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Should be 22 gal. for front tank and 18 for the auxiliary.
  6. Bajak

    Bajak Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    LOL..I like this answer..

    Run em both out and find out for yourself or just keep on guessing.
  7. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    There's no good reason to run either tank dry.Why risk sucking a higher concentration of dirt/water or possibly running a pump dry?Besides,I already stated the volume of each--22 and 18.
  8. My bowtie

    My bowtie Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    thanks for the info. gas gage is a little wacky, and like you said its not a good idea 2 run em dry.