Ducato fuel tank

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  1. Louis

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    Has anyone changed their small fuel tank for a larger one? I know weights and what have you, but the range is quite disappointing on the 2.8 Maclouis. If anyone can direct me towards a supplier I would be very grateful
     
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    How many miles are you doing to a tank full?
     
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    Where on earth would you put it? There isn't any extra space where the existing one is.

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  4. SandraL

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    Google ducato long range fuel tank. Seems standard 85 litre can be replaced with 125 litre tank, think it might have been a fiat option.
     
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    An option when ordering the base vehicle from the factory.

    Retrofitting one is likely to be a much less straightforward.
     
  6. Louis

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    About 315
     
  7. Louis

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    Thanks for the replies, £69 to fill after 25 miles on warning light, seems a small capacity tank?
     
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    315 miles from an 85 litre tank ?
     
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    Definitely not 85 litres !
     
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    It's not an 85 litre tank , £69 to fill!
     
  11. Louis

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    Well there is on mine!
     
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    Possibly 60 litres then, 315 miles range = approx 23 m.p.g.
     
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    I'd be chuffed with that.
     
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    That might be why you have space then. If for some reason a smaller one than standard has been fitted you will have space for the standard 85 litre one.

    Definitely not a DIY job though unless you know exactly what you're doing (y)
     
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    Yes thankyou for confirming, did not want to divulge the mpg for that reason- I worked it out at 22 - 24 depends how I drive.
     
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    Well yes I am, would be pi...d off if it was an 85 litre tank:oops:
     
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    For that engine maybe . . if we get less than our current 36 m.p.g. average out of our Ford 2.2 in our MH I'll not be amused :)
     
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    I think my tank last year was 70-75L. Ist fill down France last year 417miles in A'trail Tracker, filled up 67.53L so 28.07mpg. Ok I had the 2.3 engine but I had a 2.8 years ago that gave over 30mpg on long runs. 315miles is very poor on any full tank and I would suspect a problem somewhere. Just my opinion.
     
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    Yes I ll know what I'll be doing cheers for your replies :whistle:
     
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    I've been trawling through the forum and for a 2.8 Fiat 3500kgs 25 mpg seems fine ?
     
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