Transfer Flow 58 gallon replacement tanks are finally being sold and installed!!!!

Just a heads up ... Transfer flow is having a Memorial Day sale. This tank will cost you $136 less with this massive sale. Lol
Got the same email, had the same laugh… though TBF if you want one saving $136 is better than not saving $136, but I doubt it’s gonna sway someone’s opinion on buying one or not.
 
Got the same email, had the same laugh… though TBF if you want one saving $136 is better than not saving $136, but I doubt it’s gonna sway someone’s opinion on buying one or not.
That was the rub on a group buy for the forum. Not a large enough discount to create momentum for a bunch of people to buy now vs. later. I'm sure they'll eventually get most of those sales anyways because they don't have much competition
 
Got the same email, had the same laugh… though TBF if you want one saving $136 is better than not saving $136, but I doubt it’s gonna sway someone’s opinion on buying one or not.
They can't keep them in stock....why would they discount them any more than they need to, there are no alternatives on the market...I paid full price for mine and it was worth every penny.
 
They can't keep them in stock....why would they discount them any more than they need to, there are no alternatives on the market...I paid full price for mine and it was worth every penny.
I think that’s exactly what I said. In slightly different words.
 
Hello, everyone. Long time lurker, first time poster here.

I was researching how problematic the rust on the OUTSIDE of these tanks is over time, and came across some discussions on rust forming INSIDE the tank and causing issues. Most notably, these:


My question for the kind folks on this thread is have you had any issues with rust forming in your 58g? Is this still a concern? Thanks.
 
Hello, everyone. Long time lurker, first time poster here.

I was researching how problematic the rust on the OUTSIDE of these tanks is over time, and came across some discussions on rust forming INSIDE the tank and causing issues. Most notably, these:


My question for the kind folks on this thread is have you had any issues with rust forming in your 58g? Is this still a concern? Thanks.
No problems so far. But I do live in the desert. I also keep mine topped off most of the time too, to try and avoid condensation inside the tank.
 
Hello, everyone. Long time lurker, first time poster here.

I was researching how problematic the rust on the OUTSIDE of these tanks is over time, and came across some discussions on rust forming INSIDE the tank and causing issues. Most notably, these:


My question for the kind folks on this thread is have you had any issues with rust forming in your 58g? Is this still a concern? Thanks.

Hey,
The threads you linked seem to be 19 and 14 years old, have you tried asking the TF folks about this? They were great to deal with. They are also diesel tanks, which I don't know if makes a difference here.

I've had my tank in the PNW for 18 months and there is no sign of external rust. And I've had no reason to open it up so don't know about the inside.

/Oli
 
I live near the coast, and salty sea air is definitely an issue. But with that in mind, I had the 58-gallon tank under my truck for about 7 months (before selling the rig) and had no issues with rust. I've seen other things (not truck-related) covered in rust after less than 6 months outside.
 
This article was a few years ago, and from a "pro-steel" trade group, but they had some very good points about how some of the aftermarket ones were made. In additional research on aluminized steel, assuming Transfer Flow's QC is good and you don't have significant moisture on the inside, you shouldn't have any issues. Having owned (2) titan tanks on diesel trucks, they definitely were not constructed as well as the OEM plastic ones were. I have had my 58 gallon transfer tank for almost 1.5yrs and no issues or rust on the external; tank appears to be quality made. Not having to fill up often when towing is great.

 
This article was a few years ago, and from a "pro-steel" trade group, but they had some very good points about how some of the aftermarket ones were made. In additional research on aluminized steel, assuming Transfer Flow's QC is good and you don't have significant moisture on the inside, you shouldn't have any issues. Having owned (2) titan tanks on diesel trucks, they definitely were not constructed as well as the OEM plastic ones were. I have had my 58 gallon transfer tank for almost 1.5yrs and no issues or rust on the external; tank appears to be quality made. Not having to fill up often when towing is great.

Thanks for posting - the article makes a lot of assumptions on how the competitor plastic tanks are made - lacking in facts - except what they can offer in steel - appears to be nothing more the marketing BS piece for those selling metal products.

That being said I have had both Transfer Flow and S&B tanks in past and current trucks and both have performed the job they were designed to do well and I would buy from either again. My buddy got a Titan tank for his Ram and the quality was not near as good as S&B, so I would not buy a Titan tank, given the other choices even though Titan in generally a lower cost option. S&B makes a lot of plastic molded products and has a lot of $$$ in state of the art equipment - however I am not aware if they "blow mold" their tanks like the article purports OEM's do. Regardless, never had a leak or a exterior odor from a S&B tank.
 
I've been having a problem with mine since install over a year ago.
The truck simply won't see more than 49 gallons... We've drained the tank, dropped it and filled from zero to verify there wasn't an issue there. We've check that the resistance is reading the correct ohm value. I've checked Forscan to make sure the tank is set to IPC 220/58 and it is.
But after all of that, all I see is 49 gallons and TransferFlow doesn't really want to deal with it. Sure, John Beaver is reachable but the moment he sends it up to his Technical Services Manager - all communication enters a black hole - never to be seen again.
The tank is great in theory, but I don't want to be counting miles every fill-up when I paid as much as I did.
Anyone else see this before?
 
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anyone near Oklahoma that has upgraded to a TransferFlow still have their stock tank and willing to part with it?
 
I've been having a problem with mine since install over a year ago.
The truck simply won't see more than 49 gallons... We've drained the tank, dropped it and filled from zero to verify there wasn't an issue there. We've check that the resistance is reading the correct ohm value. I've checked Forscan to make sure the tank is set to IPC 220/58 and it is.
But after all of that, all I see is 49 gallons and TransferFlow doesn't really want to deal with it. Sure, John Beaver is reachable but the moment he sends it up to his Technical Services Manager - all communication enters a black hole - never to be seen again.
The tank is great in theory, but I don't want to be counting miles every fill-up when I paid as much as I did.
Anyone else see this before?
Did you check all the vent lines/evap system make sure they are not kinked/blocked...sounds like you have extra air/vapor in the tank preventing the last few gallons from entering the tank.
 
Did you check all the vent lines/evap system make sure they are not kinked/blocked...sounds like you have extra air/vapor in the tank preventing the last few gallons from entering the tank.
The shop that did the install, twice, found no issues. The tank will accept 58 gallons, the truck just cannot see 10 of them.
 
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anyone near Oklahoma that has upgraded to a TransferFlow still have their stock tank and willing to part with it?
Hi,

I would go on the Titan, Transfer Flow and S&B websites - look up the dealers that do installs close to you - call those dealers - they likely will be more than happy to give you a tank so they don't have to deal with it when it comes out! Good luck!
 
Gotcha so the tank works as advertised just can't get your MTE guage working?

Apparently.
Problem being there is no discernible reason for it.
The tank is designed to work with the OEM sensor.
Forscan is properly configured.
But the output remains precisely incorrect, recognizing only the first 49 gallons in the tank.
 

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Sounds like Ford problem not a TF problem. TF provided zero support on Forscan changes when I bought my tank. They actually sent a sheet of paper with MTE estimates from the guage after the install. Is the fuel gauge working correctly? If so the OEM sensor is working. My understanding Forscan does the MTE clacs...a 9 gallon "reserve" isn't a bad thing.
 
anyone near Oklahoma that has upgraded to a TransferFlow still have their stock tank and willing to part with it?
Oddly enough I still have the stock Tremor F250 Tank and all the parts and pieces they gave me back after the TF tank install. I am located near Lawton/Fort Sill.
 
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