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Re: [oletrucks] 1948 Gas Tank in '53 3100

To: "Mike B" <passnb4u@earthlink.net>, <oletrucks-digest@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 1948 Gas Tank in '53 3100
From: <dennis.mcgillis@mcgilliscompany.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 16:33:22 -0800
Hi Mike,

That is a very good point! We'll look at it.
The truck is in WA with my tall son-in-law
and I'm in CA.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike B" <passnb4u@earthlink.net>
To: <dennis.mcgillis@mcgilliscompany.com>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 1948 Gas Tank in '53 3100

> Hey Dennis,
> Take a good look at how much room you have behind the seat back...I don't 
> know about AD trucks, but removing the gastank in a '55-9 won't buy you an 
> inch of room...as the seat back leans back, with the seat in the rearward 
> postions, there's only a scooch of room between the top of the seatback 
> and the cab.
> Mike
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: dennis.mcgillis@mcgilliscompany.com
>>Sent: Jan 30, 2009 6:13 PM
>>To: oletrucks-digest@autox.team.net
>>Subject: [oletrucks] 1948 Gas Tank in '53 3100
>>1947 and 1948 Advanced Design trucks
>>had the gas tank under the bed. Could
>>my '53 be converted, to make more room
>>for a tall driver? Truck Shop in Orange,
>>CA has '49 and later tanks but not the
>>early version, do any vendors have them?

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