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Rear Gas Tank install Q's

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Dootle, May 31, 2004.

  1. May 31, 2004

    Dootle New Member

    Carson City, NV
    Sep 23, 2002
    Hello, I'm getting ready to install my new rear gas tank in my '71. unfortunately I did'nt take pictures of this area when I tore her down.

    How was the tank installed? with any rubber bushings? I have two 'Z' shape hangers for the two rear corners, and a mount in the center front which goes on the rear cross member.

    Also, does anyone know where I could find the gooseneck fill hose?

    Thanks, Rob
    '71 CJ5 225 V6
    '58 CJ5 F134
    '53 M38A1 F134
    '47 CJ2A L134
    '53 Bt3C
    '53 XM105E3
  2. May 31, 2004

    Hippo393 Jeepless

    Charlotte, NC
    Sep 22, 2002
    Hi Rob,

    I don't recall any rubber bushings. Tank needs to be grounded to the frame in order for the sending unit to work, so I just bolted mine to the frame. I also don't recall any "Z" hangers, but perhaps I just forget lol. The 2 bolts in the corner and the one in the center are all I can remember.

    4WD Hardware has that gooseneck gas filler hose, part number 992965 for $20.95. HTH!
  3. Jun 1, 2004

    Posimoto Hopeless JEEP Addict

    Minden, Nevada
    Aug 7, 2003
    You should also be able to get the filler hose from Four Wheel Parts Wholesale www. 4wd.com

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