Chevrolet/GMC Pickup Side Impact Crash Tests with new fuel tank inside the frame rails.
|The figure at left shows the underside of a C-10 pickup with fuel tanks in two locations. The blue tank is the original tank location - outside the frame rails. The red tank is in a new location - inside frame rails. The tests in the videos below are for the tank in the new location.|
|Chevrolet Caprice impact at 50 mph. Tank inside the frame on right side - the fuel system passed the test.|
|4000 lb. rigid barrier impact at 40 mph. Tank inside the frame on right side - the fuel system passed the test.|