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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-30-2018, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
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Plastic front tank size

I have a 95 f250 psd. Regular cab longbox. I dropped the tank to check the sending unit and broke one of the rusted fuel lines coming out of the sending unit.

I'm trying to get a new sending unit but am having some trouble. I always thought the front tanks were all 19 gallons but I'm heard from one source that ford put a factory 23 gallon plastic on the front on some rigs. I can't find out any more info on this. My tank is plastic and is flat on the top where the sending unit goes in. The pictures I see of plastic tanks show it being angled. Can anyone clarify this for me? It's my only vehicle and I'm really screwed until I figure this out. Thanks!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2018, 03:54 AM
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Re: Plastic front tank size

Post a pic would help,

heres the one i pulled out of my truck, and its 19 gallons.


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Re: Plastic front tank size

It is a 19 gallon tank but you might be able to get 21 gallons into it. At least I can on mine.



Good luck on the sending unit.

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Re: Plastic front tank size

I need to check out both of my sending units in both tanks. From what I've read, the floats are made of brass and prone to cracking and then filling up with fuel giving inaccurate readings.

I can fill both tanks and neither will ever read Full, and I've replaced the tank switch and tried several other switches just to be sure.

If I have to drop the tank, then I may as well find a larger tank from a super duty to replace my midship unit, which I've seen plenty of writeups on.

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