Stupid fueling question

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Six9GS, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. Six9GS

    Six9GS Medium Load Member

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    If I am only getting, say, 50 gallons of fuel. Do I / should I put the fuel in both tanks or is it just fine to simple add it to one tank and let the fuel system equalize it between the tanks?
    I very seldom do anything but fill up with fuel. But, I'm on a load that must have been loaded screwy and if I fill my tanks, I'll be overweight on my drives. I have enough weight room for around 50 gallons and that should also give me enough to get to my destination too.
     
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  3. xsetra

    xsetra Road Train Member

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    1 tank is ok. They will balance.
     
  4. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    start with passenger side first. that way you can see gallons being pumped
     
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  5. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    I always split them. Even if I'm only getting 50 or 60.
     
  6. HoneyBadger67

    HoneyBadger67 Road Train Member

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    I like filling the passenger side, if I'm only getting half a tank, that way I can watch the gauge go UP for a few miles....LoL
     
  7. abyliks

    abyliks Heavy Load Member

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    Whichever tank draws quicker, my passenger side will pull 10-15 gallons more then the drivers side over a tank
     
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  8. Six9GS

    Six9GS Medium Load Member

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    Thanks guys. Gona dump 50 gallons in my drivers side tank and see what happens. Sounds like I should be fine.
     
  9. Dockbumper

    Dockbumper Road Train Member

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    Then vs. Than............ real easy boys and girls. .....Dock bumper the spelling teacher.
     
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  10. austinmike

    austinmike Road Train Member

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    50 gallons I stuff it in one tank
     
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  11. sealevel

    sealevel Road Train Member

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    I always split mine. Just seems like one less thing to worry about. Plus I'm a little OCD and it seems like the only right thing to do.
     
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