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Old 10-12-2019, 12:56 PM   #1
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Question Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

Looking to replace both 20gal. tanks. Want to get the most durable, drop-in tanks available. Are all the steel replacements out there all the same or are there any to avoid? Anyone have experience with plastic tanks and how they hold up to modern fuels?
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Old 10-12-2019, 01:08 PM   #2
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Re: Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

installed a lot of spectra premium units over the years in square body trucks and other vehicles and no problems yet .

did do a cheepy china tank for a beater s-10 pickup for a friend and it was o.k. for beater use but i would never do a cheepy tank my self .
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Old 10-12-2019, 02:03 PM   #3
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Re: Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

yep, Spectra tanks are good
installed mine 10 or 12 yrs ago- zero probs
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Old 10-12-2019, 02:20 PM   #4
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Re: Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

oh ya and if you ever plan to do efi swap later on down the road get a tank for a 1987 r/v truck r/v for model year change over c/k and first year tbi injection so baffle is in the tank for efi sender later on .
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Old 10-12-2019, 05:55 PM   #5
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Re: Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

I always buy spectra through advance auto parts
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Old 10-12-2019, 06:10 PM   #6
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Re: Best aftermarket saddle tanks?

Thanks guys.....just ordered the Spectra tanks. And thanks for the efi swap info, sweetk30.
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