Gas Tank Filler Relocation Question

Discussion in 'Fuel and Air Systems' started by crashcaptn, May 8, 2018.

  1. crashcaptn

    crashcaptn 1965 Dodge Dart GT

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    Has anyone relocated their filler location to the inside of the trunk for modern gas pumps in the early A's? I'm curious if there's products to complete this idea or how others have done so.
     
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    Alaskan_TA Well-Known Member

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    Inside the trunk is a bad idea. Any vapors could get into the passenger area.

    Best to let the vapors vent outside the car.
     
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      Alaskan_TA Well-Known Member

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      Also......

      If you are having trouble fueling with modern pumps, try holding the gas nozzle upside down next time. (hose pointing up)

      It works for me.
       
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      crashcaptn 1965 Dodge Dart GT

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      I'll give it a shot! I usually just kneel down and press in and hold for like, 12 gallons.. i saw a ford falcon where some guy relocated the neck into the trunk and put a modern cap on. was wondering if that would be a way to go
       
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      Im putting flip top gas cap from 67 up on my 65 Dart project for this reason. I was able to use a portion of 67-69 cuda sheet metal and weld 6" higher to make more usable than stock.
      You could still get an adaptor for flip top if interested in original location to eliminate stock situation.

      Dave
       
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      I think this is uniquely a California problem as we have small nozzles and the vapor boot. I just shove it in as hard as I can and hold it, I do not depend on it hanging there on its own.


      Alan
       
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      “just shove it in as hard as I can and hold it,”
      Sounds like how you play Rodeo.
       
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      mycuda FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      sounds like my first girlfriend