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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:47 am 
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I received my new gas tank late yesterday and I just removed it from the box,,it was well packaged and from all appearances the size and shape is right on the money with the exception of the V type rolled bracing is slightly different.

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One think that was apparently clear is this new tank has some sort of vent beside the gas filler neck,,something that my current tank does not have and I suspect that this being a tank designed to fit the 52-56 station wagons that the 55-56 must be vented tanks,,

The 52-54 tanks are not vented,,correct me if I am wrong.

I suppose I need to find some type of gas compatible hose and block this off.

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The tank does have several patterns to except a wide variety of sending units without having to buy additional adapters like I had to with my original tank and aftermarket Stewart Warner sending unit.

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I replied to your post over on the HAMB but I'll put it here too. As an added safety you could put a rollover valve in right where the vent line is, It will still vent but just in case it was ever hit well you know. I did it on the tank in my 54, Tanks sells the valve and bung you just have to get it welded on.

Just a thought. :mrgreen:

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Nice tank. I was wondering who suppled these and how much.. So far my tank seems ok.

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Merlin wrote:
I replied to your post over on the HAMB but I'll put it here too. As an added safety you could put a rollover valve in right where the vent line is, It will still vent but just in case it was ever hit well you know. I did it on the tank in my 54, Tanks sells the valve and bung you just have to get it welded on.

Just a thought. :mrgreen:


Harry,I decided to go ahead and use a rollover valve and attach the hose to the gas filler neck.

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54 Rancher wrote:
Nice tank. I was wondering who suppled these and how much.. So far my tank seems ok.


AUTO CITY CLASSIC,INC ISANTI, MN. 763 444-5880,they are listed in the vendors section,,Mike is a heck of a nice guy.

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hotrodprimer wrote:
Harry,I decided to go ahead and use a rollover valve and attach the hose to the gas filler neck.


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