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    Myloth
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    Fuel Tanks

    Post  Myloth on Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:48 pm

    I thought I'd share a few tidbits I found out about tanks rather than impress you with my two tone Paint job.

    I bought this tank off of Sweet79 thinking it's a 22gal like my original. Actually it's 24gal from a sedan 82 and up ?

    Before that most 24gal were Wagons at least this what I read. What I found out is there are 3 tanks 1 22gal and 2 24gal

    one for 2/4dr and the other wagon. The sender/pickups also have the 2 and 3 line version but there are versions for

    22gal and 24gal. I guess AC was the factor for the return line rather than just vapor line on some but not all as mine

    had AC and no return line. If anybody has something to add or correct please just thought I'd toss it out so you might

    not make my initial assumption that there wasn't that much variation on these.

    (also I'm not done painting the tank lol)



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    Post  terry cronk on Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:31 pm

    Is this a new or just a good condition tank>

    Do you have a part number for the 24 gallon?

    Nice paint.  Smile
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    Post  Myloth on Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:32 pm

    This came out of a car Sweet79 had apparently they had just put it in (Denting it on the install no leaks though)

    I pulled out of the car it looked like new except the dent. There are again two 24 gal one for sedans and one for Wagons

    the difference is the Wagon is taller rather than slightly wider. Part number is gm4 or gm411a (spectra Pemium) one without

    neck . There are two different pickup senders two that match this tank one for 2 lines (Spectra FG10b the one I bought)

    and  another with 3 lines(Spectra FG10G). The 22gal sender\pickup and wagon 24gal are completely different from these.

    Fortunately the 2 line is cheap I found mine on ebay for $30 the 3 line is twice the price though. Also the straps for the

    24 gal are st09 vs st010 for the older 22gal. Also every sender/pickup are all standard GM 0-90ohms no worries there.

    Here is the tank without the over spray I am going to add a hard gloss and call it a day.I only two-toned as I wanted to use what I had lol.

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    Post  Kit1078 on Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:42 am

    Looks pretty sharp. I went with the plastic tank from a '94 roadmaster so I could run an in tank pump. The only concern I have with it is whether the filler neck comes up high enough to sit properly behind the license plate.

    That is really sharp looking tho
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    Post  terry cronk on Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:01 pm

    I have found a 24 gallon on Ebay.

    Its a GM411B for an 85 Impala/Caprice. And other vehicles 85 to 89.

    If this is the 24 gallon, I'll get it. There is a GM part number 10089617.

    Its $132 dollars shipped. And a 2 line sender and straps are on order when I want also.

    The sender is a Spectra FG10B. For $31.76 + 8.95 shipping.

    The straps are for the 24 gallon tank.

    We will see soon.
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    Post  terry cronk on Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:38 am

    I found the F10A on Ebay for $113.00 shipped w/neck.

    Also the straps and sender that is described here.

    Thanks

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