Your diesel truck is probably one of the biggest and most expensive properties you have. As such, you want to get the most use out of it. As someone who owns this type of vehicle, you know that a major concern when it comes to your truck’s utility is its limited range, primarily due to the restricted capacity of its factory-equipped fuel tank.
The good news is, you can expand your truck’s range through investing in an aftermarket tank. High-quality diesel fuel tanks for trucks give truckers a way to drive their vehicles twice — or more — as long between refills.
More miles, less time spent on refills
With an upgraded or additional fuel tank, you can extend your truck’s range by several hundred miles. Of course, this depends on the particular make and model of the vehicle, but in many cases, truckers who invest in top-of-the-line aftermarket tanks enjoy an additional 500 miles.
With this in your trucker’s arsenal of tools, you can finally say goodbye to the headaches of lengthy road trips, save precious time, and trim your fuel costs. In addition, having more fuel (or a backup) also gives you peace of mind, knowing that you have a 'spare' in case of an emergency.
Distinguishing substandard from high-quality fuel tanks
Before replacing your factory-equipped tank with an aftermarket type, you need to consider several factors first. First off, make sure the tank you will purchase meets the Australian Standards for such containers. They should last as long as or even longer than the original part.
And don’t forget material thickness and fit. The last thing you want is to spend quite a bit of money for the upgrade or addition and end up with a tank that leaks or doesn’t even fit into your truck.