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bmoreira

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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2010 11:42:27 AM

What was the longest time your gas tank lasted EVER before refueling again? This is just for fun...my longest was 17 days and i drove everyday but it was only stricly to work....
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 9:52:03 AM

Never had one wear out.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 9:31:26 AM

Until it got to around a half tank, then I filled it up.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 8:19:44 AM

the only tank I ever had to replace was in a 69 Firebird that got a hole punched in it when I ran over something in the road
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RAB2010
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 10:47:37 AM

The gas tank on the vehicle is the original. It has lasted about 16 years.
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 10:27:15 AM

I've only had to replace 1 gas tank in all of the vehicles that I have ever owned.
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DaddyD302
All-Star Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 2:56:59 AM

I can get about 450 miles but I usually fill it before 400 miles.
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Jetta_Pilot
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 5:41:45 PM

The tank outlives the rest of the car usually !
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 6:38:50 AM

350mi
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 9:57:42 PM

mine too!
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luvmyrv
Champion Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 2:25:39 PM

My gas tank lasted the whole life of the vehicle!
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 5:37:08 AM

I have never had to replace a gas tank.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 5:33:41 AM

a week
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 1:53:55 AM

Never had to replace a gas tank.
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twt
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 3:27:54 AM

I have never had to replace a gas tank.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 5:07:11 PM

27 days
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 6:37:16 AM

2 weeks
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 6:31:45 AM

about a week
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:36:26 AM

about a week
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:27:12 AM

2 or 3 weeks
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 9:09:54 AM

I parked one of my tractors for 6 months.
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twt
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 8:27:44 AM

six weeks.
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retiredssgt
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 7:08:28 AM

six days is the longest
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 6:23:03 AM

a week
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 5:55:35 AM

1/2 of the tank is used every 2 business days
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TheRealDeal78
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 2:05:20 AM

I can usually go 4 days between fill ups.
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 10:06:37 AM

Since retiring, 2-3 weeks. The truck lasts a good month since it is parked most of the time.
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 8:59:39 AM

700+ miles
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twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 5:18:39 AM

My truck, still has it's original gas tank. I've never had to replace a gas tank.
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Sugarshaneo7
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 11:31:05 PM

long
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 7:32:58 AM

6 days
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 5:33:12 AM

My gas tank lasts the life of the vehicle.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 5:12:05 AM

I still have my original gas tank on my car.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 8:16:51 AM

generally about a week or so
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:29:22 AM

about a week.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 6:10:30 AM

a week
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superman1AZ
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 11:23:58 PM

My tank lasts about 3 days. I drive a lot.
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 3:30:18 PM

Not too long.
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 9:55:35 AM

average 14 days. Longest, 1.5 years.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 9:17:32 AM

still the original
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 4:19:29 AM

My gas tank lasts for the life of the car.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 12:17:21 AM

shortest for me was today, driving my wife's truck pulling a trailer, only went 140 miles on a tank
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pvdray
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 7:32:26 AM

1 week, 470 miles
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:35:16 PM

3 weeks
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 9:48:14 AM

June 30 to July 25, and 548 miles - 2.0L TDI.

[Edited by: Vin63 at 7/25/2014 9:48:52 AM EST]
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Jetta_Pilot
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 5:29:29 PM

From April 22nd to June 21st. But then I also have an electric sccoter to run around for neighborhood shopping etc.
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93XtraCab
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 12:54:42 PM

2.5 weeks
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 5:46:51 AM

about a week
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:49:25 AM

2 weeks on average, my truck lasted 1.5 years since it sat it in the garage after getting a new car.

[Edited by: WEDDY at 7/21/2014 9:50:27 AM EST]
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 7:45:38 AM

usually, a week or so.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 7:26:42 AM

about 3 weeks.
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ekwood221
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 7:11:58 PM

my last two fill ups lasted 23 days each. think it was about 37mpg overall. kinda low due to running a/c. been kinda warm here in boston.
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