What does an upgraded fuel tank mean for your Classic Bronco?
The Krawlers Edge Stainless Steel 23 Gal EFI Fuel Tank, when integrated into a Kincer Chassis, offers you several key benefits:
- Increased Fuel Capacity: With a 23-gallon capacity, this fuel tank provides nearly double the fuel storage of the original early Bronco tank. This means longer trips and fewer stops for refueling, which is especially beneficial during off-road adventures or long-distance travel.
- Enhanced Durability: The stainless steel construction of the tank offers superior resistance to corrosion and rust, ensuring the tank’s longevity even under harsh conditions. This means less worry about tank damage and potential fuel leaks.
- Improved Fuel Delivery: The 340 lph Aeromotive fuel pump ensures efficient and reliable fuel delivery to the engine, optimizing vehicle performance.
- Accurate Fuel Level Monitoring: The ISSPRO sending unit provides accurate fuel level readings, helping the user to manage fuel usage effectively and avoid unexpected fuel shortages.
- Protection Against Damage: The powder-coated skid plate protects the tank from potential damage when navigating rough terrain, ensuring the vehicle’s readiness for any off-road challenge.
- Ease of Installation: The -6 supply and return fittings are designed for easy installation, making the upgrade process straightforward and hassle-free.
This Early Bronco fuel tank upgrade enhances your Bronco’s performance, reliability, and off-road capabilities, while also providing peace of mind and convenience. Go further and stay out longer!
Frequently Asked Questions about Early Bronco Fuel Tanks
Q: What is the capacity of the original early Bronco fuel tank?
A: The original early Bronco fuel tank typically had a capacity of approximately 12-13 gallons. While it was fun, you had to worry about bringing more gas along with you on your adventures. No one wants to run out of gas in the middle of nowhere!
Q: What material was the original Classic Bronco fuel tank made of?
A: The original early Bronco fuel tank typically had a capacity of approximately 12-13 gallons.
The original fuel tanks in early Ford Broncos were prone to rust over time. They were typically made of steel, which, while durable, can rust when exposed to moisture and other environmental conditions. This is particularly true if the protective paint or coating on the tank was damaged or worn away.
Rust can lead to a variety of problems, including leaks and contamination of the fuel with rust particles. This is one of the reasons why many Bronco owners choose to upgrade to a stainless steel fuel tank, which is more resistant to rust and corrosion.
Q: Where was the fuel tank located in the Classic Bronco?
A: The fuel tank in the early Bronco was located in the rear of the vehicle.
Q: How many miles per gallon did the Early Bronco get?
A: The fuel efficiency of the early Ford Bronco varied depending on the specific model and engine type, but on average, they could get around 8-15 miles per gallon (MPG).
Q: Did the early Bronco have an auxiliary fuel tank option?
A: Yes, starting in 1967, Ford introduced an optional auxiliary tank, also located in the rear, effectively doubling the Bronco’s fuel capacity.
Q: What are the benefits of upgrading to a stainless steel fuel tank for your Classic Bronco?
A: Stainless steel is more resistant to corrosion and rust compared to other materials, which can extend the lifespan of the tank.
It’s also more durable and can better withstand the impacts and abrasions that can occur during off-road driving. Furthermore, a new stainless steel tank has a larger capacity than the original tanks, increasing the range of your Classic Bronco.
Q: Are aftermarket fuel tanks easy to install?
A: The Krawlers Edge high-capacity fuel tank for your Classic Bronco is designed for easy installation!
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