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Old 06-22-2022, 08:11 PM
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If you learned to read and comprehend, you wouldn’t be such a dickhead at times.

Show me an on road, light duty vehicle that has a tank drain plug from factory. I’ll gladly wait. Never seen one yet, though I ‘could’ be wrong.

My truck has dual filters, and get changed every third oil change. Never had a problem yet, and with the cold winter temps I often run in, if anyone should have a problem, it would be me.


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Said that to my brother this morning. He says his old Porsche has one. He can be a dickhead too.
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Old 06-23-2022, 05:37 AM
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Since Doug asked why I might wait to fill up, is 90 % of the time the 9 mile path between my home and work there is no gas station. To get to one, I must drive a couple extra miles out of the way. The other gas station I tend to go buy once a week, usually is higher, and I tend to be about 3/4 tank when driving by.


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Old 06-23-2022, 09:48 AM
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Said that to my brother this morning. He says his old Porsche has one. He can be a dickhead too.
Older vehicles with steel fuel tanks sometimes had drains. 1973 Mercedes, 1991 Ford 250, and others I have experience with.
Once plastic fuel tanks evolved, drains were not doable.
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Old 06-23-2022, 07:08 PM
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All the ford trucks I had, from ‘86 thru 2001, were a mix of steel and plastic tanks. Not one had a drain, and I think at some point I had every one of them out, some more than once. Would have been a much nicer job if they had!


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Old 06-23-2022, 08:22 PM
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I dont recall seeing a drain on any of the early 80s onward light or medium duty GM trucks. We had to drop them. The stealership I worked at wouldn't allow us to pull the beds.

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