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    Relocate gas filler cap to left rear quarter panel

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    Post  olbaldi on Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:20 pm

    I am in the final stages of a complete restomod on a 78 Caprice Classic and want to relocate the gas filler tube onto the left rear quarter panel and add a chevy logo gas locking cap.
    Has anyone done this? Can I use an American Brother Designs chevy logo locking gas door?

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    Post  slimwud on Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:22 am

    My first question is why. But I understand answer will prolly be why not. It could be done I'm sure but doing so changes gastank design and will limit trunk space sum as well. It's your car do you and be unique but document it. I love blowing millenials mind pulling up to any pump since my fill is in the back so I don't have to wait for a right or left pump because they both work. I work at a gas station and you wouldn't believe the lines that form because people only wanna fill at the pump on the left but those reaches to other side. But be away having one side or the other could become a pain in more ways than one.
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    Post  terry cronk on Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:54 pm

    By relocating the gas access to the left quarter would eliminate the sloshing of fuel out the neck at the back.

    I have a new 23 gallon tank to put in.   By shortening the neck and put a 75-90 degree hose on it and extended to the door would be great.

    Those foot brake launches won't waste splashed fuel.  Plus run could then run all versions of the fuel.
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    Post  slimwud on Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:18 pm

    Wow great response Terry. I never ever though about eliminating fuel slosh. I do have issues with fuel slosh anything say less than half tank I have potential to go lean right after take off which gives me a bog which means go put gas or drive like a granny. It's hard to deal with sometimes. Usually I don't get any action on streets but it never fails when I'm low on fuel how many people wanna play. Well I gotta go top off my tank now for fun later. Take care

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