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Old 04-13-2008, 09:59 AM
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Since the low fuel light was just coming on in my 86 126 300SD, I wanted to know how much fuel was left in the tank. So I drained the tank to see how much came out.

About 2.1 gallons came out which should be good for about 60 miles.

I also wanted to know how much a full tank would hold so I measured the amount to fill it. I put the 2.1 gallons reserve back in and another 21.7 gallons filled the tank. That's a total of 23.8 gallons.

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Old 04-13-2008, 11:04 AM
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plus or minus .. what a quart in the fuel lines?
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Old 04-13-2008, 03:16 PM
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Was that filled up so high that it leveled off just below the fuel cap? Because I usually fill mine almost that high.

Its scary, 23.6 * 4.15 (current diesel price here) is $97.94! Only 208 cents away from being a $100 tank! It's not far away....
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Old 04-13-2008, 07:14 PM
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pawoSD,

Yes, filled right to the top. So I should be able to go 700 miles on a full tank.

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