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Under underseat tank?

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by JeepsRcool, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. Jul 29, 2007
    JeepsRcool

    JeepsRcool Member

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    Is something supposed to be under the tank? If yes, about how thick is it?
    thanks.
     
  2. Jul 29, 2007
    Patrick

    Patrick Super Moderator Staff Member

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    My '67 has oak strips, I guess 9/16" or 5/8"....
     
  3. Jul 29, 2007
    Patrick

    Patrick Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Just measured... 1/2" thick..HTH
     
  4. Jul 29, 2007
    gasman

    gasman Member

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    When I removed mine to clean it out it had a hard cardboard type stuff . So I used some tool box drawer lining double thickness and single under the straps ,nice fit.
     
  5. Jul 29, 2007
    bkd

    bkd Moderator Supreme Staff Member

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    mine had oil cloth strips, similar to whats found between the grill and hood
    Jim S.
     
  6. Jul 29, 2007
    kaiser_willys

    kaiser_willys Well-Known Member

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    mine had a rust hole as big as the tank:rofl: glad i read this thred so there is supposed to be something between the floor and tank to prevent rubbing
     
  7. Jul 29, 2007
    JZ

    JZ Member

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    Mine had roofing tar!
     
  8. Jul 29, 2007
    JeepsRcool

    JeepsRcool Member

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    thanks, I can fab some rubber strips to get the 1/2 inch thick.
    thanks again for the fast responses.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2007
    66cj5

    66cj5 Jeep with no name

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    mine has a rubber floor mat.
     
  10. Jul 31, 2007
    nickmil

    nickmil In mothballs.

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    I use flat rubber bungee cords like the truckers use and cut them to length. Cheap and work great! Leaves a slight gap under the tank for blowing junk out to keep the tank from rusting. Nickmil
     
  11. Jul 31, 2007
    Rondog

    Rondog just hangin' out

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    Good idear! Didja glue 'em down? I'm thinking the yellow 3M Weatherstrip Adhesive (gorilla snot) would work good.
     

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