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Good afternoon everyone,

I am hunting down my parts for an emissions delete :surprise: :surprise:

I will be removing my DEF tank as part as the job even though members have reported it can stay on the truck to save work/time. My question is has anyone successfully removed the DEF tank and installed the larger fuel tank? As far as I can see, the larger fuel tank is possible on the 5.5 gas engine because there is no DEF tank in the way. Also I it would have been possible if I went with the 6.5 bed, had Ive known before purchasing I would have went that route.

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A guy on FB told me it wont work because the fuel filler will not line up, but I am sure some redneck ingenuity can fix that! I looked at both Ford OEM tanks on the parts website, and they bolt up to same locations! So it seems to me its just a matter of getting the filler neck to line up...
 

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Titan is making one for the 5.5 bed. 40 gallons. They are taking preorders now, ending Sep. 9th. I just got off the phone with them. Just so you guys know!
 

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now on the website

The 40 gal Titan tank for our trucks is now on their website ... all $1100 worth! Dang!

I guess this may be an ignorant question, but how does this affect your fuel gauge? I had a Dodge 3500 dually with a Cummins engine that had a 90 gallon tank right behind the cab. We were able to make the fuel gauge work with the accessory tank. Just wondering if anyone had looked at the Titan effect ...
 

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I ordered one for a friend 2 weeks ago. It should be here tomorrow according to Fedex tracking.
 

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Tank shows to be delivered tomorrow.
 

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The 5.5ft bed tank arrived today for my friend. All intact. Looks good. Will post install results when he installs it.
 

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Sub'd. Super interested to hear about how this goes. Is your friend installing himself? Seems easy enough. Any concerns with voiding any warranty with this? Like another comment, give us a report of the fuel gauge and how that is effected, if at all. Of course, usable range too!!

One question regarding the product itself, is there a heat/debris shield? I haven't crawled under my truck to check but in the installation pdf on titan's site, the OEM unit appears to have a shield on what looks like the passenger side of the tank (fig 6 in their instructions). Not 100% sure what that's for but I didn't see it on the Titan tank and was curious. Maybe not even needed??

Looking forward to your report back @wreedsvt!
 

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I think he is going to have the big Powerstroke shop in town do it, Power Stroke Enginuities.
 

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I had a concern for those of you with the short bed and the 40-gallon Titan, thinking that it would have to drop a lot lower than the OEM tank to support the extra fuel. I just looked at their website on that, and can report back that they stay the same for both the 48-gallon for the long bed as for the 40-gallon short bed: "...it hangs approximately only 1.9” below bottom of the stock tank". I was happy to see this same statement on both tanks.

My truck is the long bed with the FX4 package, so I have the 48-gallon Titan on mine. I would say that visually (and tape measured) my Titan is only about 3/4" lower than the OEM because the skid plate is removed which was probably riding about 1" below the OEM tank.

I'm really, really happy with my 48-gallon Titan.

Here is the FORScan mod you guys will need to do that are having the 40-gallon Titan tank installed:

Change Fuel Tank Size
IPC 720-03-01 xxx5 EAxx xxxx

3D9 = 26 gallon (what you should see before changing)
5EA = 40 gallon (this is what you will change it to)
719 = 48 gallon (this is what I changed my truck to)

I changed in FORScan at home just prior to driving in for the install at my dealer, and told them that I already did the FORScan mod to calibrate for the larger replacement tank.

You guys getting this 40-gallon on your 5'5" bed trucks are going to love it! I'm glad that Titan created this tank, and I am guessing they will probably sell more 40-gallon tanks than the 48-gallon tanks because there are more out there with the short bed vs. long bed. Interesting to me that they made the bigger tank available first and not the opposite.
 

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@kdjasper - as my Titan 40-gallon tank is being delivered tomorrow and installed the following week, I was going to PM you to ask if you could figure out what the FORScan DTE mod for the 40-gallon tank would be...

Here is the FORScan mod you guys will need to do that are having the 40-gallon Titan tank installed:

Change Fuel Tank Size
IPC 720-03-01 xxx5 EAxx xxxx

3D9 = 26 gallon (what you should see before changing)
5EA = 40 gallon (this is what you will change it to)
719 = 48 gallon (this is what I changed my truck to)

I changed in FORScan at home just prior to driving in for the install at my dealer, and told them that I already did the FORScan mod to calibrate for the larger replacement tank.
Thank you for providing this info for all of us!

Now I need to go figure out why my ODBLink MX+ is not visible to my laptop or iPhone via Bluetooth....
 

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I did 5EA on my friend getting the tank. We did it when he picked up so its ready.
 

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I think I posted this info in the 48-gallon TItan tank thread, but just wanted to make you guys aware that the max distance to empty (DTE) that you will see displayed in the instrument panel cluster is 999--there is a 3-digit max with miles but you can switch to km and then you get 4-digits (and compute miles DTE from that). Another approach is that the FordPass app will show DTE in miles > 1000, so for example it may show 145 on a full tank, add 1000 to that gives you 1145 miles DTE.

I just didn't want any of you getting the 40-gallon Titan tank to be wondering why the max DTE is 999.

Enjoy the extra capacity and range!
 

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@kdjasper - yes, I remember from your earlier post about the 3-digit limit for DTE miles only.

Given that the Titan tank for the 5.5' bed is only 40 gallons, the 3-digit limit for DTE miles will only affect me if I am getting >25 MPG (40 gallons x 25 miles/gallon = 1000 miles), so except for long trips where I would get my average MPG above 25 MPG, the 3 digits will be adequate for me. With the 48 gallon Titan tank with your 6.5' bed, you have a lot more miles above 999 to account for...

Thanks again for the FORScan value for the 40 gallon tank = My tank arrived at my Ford dealer today and I am about to go over and take a look at it....
 

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Well its installed. More to come.
 

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I encourage everyone to do the install yourself. Pretty straight forward. With a lift it’s about a 60-90 min install.
 
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