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Wondering if there are any after market fuel covers out there. I have checked ebay and lots for up to 2009 or so. I checked their charts and all say not compatible.


Dealer sells them, but $200.


My only complaint with my ED is the fact RAM cut corners on the fuel cap and the fuel door. My last 3 vehicles have had locking fuel doors, I don't understand why RAM has to go cheap on a 56 000 vehicle.
 

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Wondering if there are any after market fuel covers out there. I have checked ebay and lots for up to 2009 or so. I checked their charts and all say not compatible.


Dealer sells them, but $200.


My only complaint with my ED is the fact RAM cut corners on the fuel cap and the fuel door. My last 3 vehicles have had locking fuel doors, I don't understand why RAM has to go cheap on a 56 000 vehicle.
because not many people out there siphoning diesel... for now... (but I hear what you're saying)
 

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I have yet to find anything and I have also looked before, which leaves me surprised to see that aftermarket has not caught on yet.
maybe try emailing one of the bigger brands that deal with this might get the ball rolling
 

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Well I found some on ebay, but they are the same price as the dealer.


And not worried about siphon, but if you piss someone off they can really mess with you by putting stuff in one or the other tanks.
 

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Well I found some on ebay, but they are the same price as the dealer.


And not worried about siphon, but if you piss someone off they can really mess with you by putting stuff in one or the other tanks.
Yup, i'd be more worried about someone putting something in the tank than just pulling gas out.
 

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I read on another forum that the locking cap for gas RAMs will not work for the diesels, because of the two fillers causing obstruction. I haven't checked this out, so it remains to be seen.
 

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Well I found some on ebay, but they are the same price as the dealer.


And not worried about siphon, but if you piss someone off they can really mess with you by putting stuff in one or the other tanks.


I don't understand the attitude on here referring to "no one is siphoning diesel" - that's like someone leaving your front door unlocked!


I had a coworker that was a commuter from out of town, rented a room during the week & went home on the weekends. He didn't know anyone in this town as he had just returned from Iraq and retired from the Army. Apparently, someone thought his truck was someone else's and they keyed his truck on EVERY surface! Why WOULDN'T you lock your fuel door?
 

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I guess it depends where you live, if you live in a big city, there is obviously a chance it can happen, then of course there are bad area's if you live in one or frequent.
 

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I lived in NYC and now Los Angeles, and have never had my gas siphoned. However, I did cave in to buy the gas cap from Geno's Garage. It's a nice piece of aluminum (billet probably) with the magnet on the back side, so you can attach it to your fuel door while filling. It doesn't lock though & it cost $45 bucks! I've never paid that much for a gas cap in my life, sheesh! The quality sure is nice though. Since the door locks, I'm less concerned about siphoning and more concerned about general dirt, water from washing truck, and backwash when filling DEF fluid that could accidentally make it'sway into the fuel tank. But to me, all these reasons are good enough that RAM should be providing a decent gas cap!
 

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Nice, good to hear that has never happened to you, especially being in those area's.

Hopefully a proper gas cap is something that they do include in some future production yera.
 

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Ok, so here is the reason, it's not big city as I hate them and seldom go to them. I hunt and the tree huggers out there have no issues with breaking the laws to mess up someones hunt, even though I am not breaking any laws. So it is parking in rural areas that I'm concerned about.
 

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here you go locking fuel cover for eco diesel. does not require any new holes uses existing holes attached is a pic
Thanks for posting the picture. I like that and will probably get one, as it's the only game in town for now. Now, is it easier to pick the lock or take out the six screws? :)


Is there enough room to get to the fillers when it's open?
 

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yes there is room to get to everything when it is opened. as for undoing the screws only 2 of them are functional screws and it still wouldn't allow you access in. the way its designed it uses factory holes and utilizes a plate on the right hand side and pre mounted studs on the left. I don't think there is any possible way to "break in" to this one.
 
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