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Old 09-05-2014, 07:01 AM
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a non-locking fuel tank door isn't much of a barrier.
True, as far as it goes, and overly obvious. However, one with a lock would make much more sense, considering the context.

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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

Personally, I'm not concerned with fuel theft. Have yet to be a victim of that crime in 48 years so no locking cap or door for me. If I find the filler opening getting packed with ice or snow this winter I'll re-evaluate the need for a filler door. Otherwise, I'm going au natural.
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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

I really like the look of the exposed fuel filler cap but I can see concern that someone may steel that and/or put something in your tank that doesn't belong. I might add a locking fuel cap but the door spoils the look.

The comment about snow building up does make sense and that would be the only reason I would add one.

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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

So who makes a "good" door and /or a locking cap or door. Hate it when the lock freezes and I need to put fuel into the tank.

Good = fit
easy install
looks fitting for a jeep
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freeze proof
not over priced

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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

IMO the Mopar is the best door and not that much more expensive if you shop around.
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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

I got the mopar for $20... Simple mod


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Astylz Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?
I got the mopar for $20... Simple mod


Where did you find it? All I have seen are 4 -5 times as much.
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Re: Fuel Filler Doors... Why?

I don't worry about theft from the fuel filler port/cap/doors. I was pretty sure all vehicles made in the US have to have that rollover fuel check valve thing. Most of those make it near impossible to siphon a tank. ETA- obviously it does nothing to prevent a dirtball from adding something to your tank.

Now the shitbirds that punch a hole in your tank to get your gas and leave the rest of it to leak on the gound, well they deserve a shorter lifespan. I've heard of a couple of those in the last 5 years.
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