New cars are using capless fuel tanks, but normal funnels and fuel cans might not work in an emergency

This may seem an odd subject but here goes.  I’ve been busy staging gear for potential wildfire evacuation this coming season.  We recently bought a new truck with a capless fuel tank (which we just discovered) and the last thing in our preps is buying a new gas can for it so we can carry extra gas.  We went through half a tank in the old truck last year waiting to get through ONE intersection, and this truck has only one tank, where the other had two.   After exploring the filler tube we realized that no ordinary gas can would work to get fuel into the tank, so I thought aha! We need a funnel.  Only what funnel?!  As it turns out Mopar has a designated fuel funnel for this vehicle! (It’s a Ram 1/2 ton).  The array of funnels available is mind boggling, and there’s no way to know if “any old” funnel would work. 

Just sharing in case this might be relevant to others with newer vehicles.  You might want to check if you can get fuel into your vehicle from an ordinary gas can!


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