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Gas tank differences between years - a little FYI


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#1 Shelby

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Posted 27 March 2005 - 09:18 AM

not  exactly sure when the change  went into  effect  but  i do know  that an 88/89 yr  gas tank will NOT fit an 86 yr  car,,they are  slightly  over an inch wider  then the body caviaty ,, and 86  gas tank  how ever  WILL fit in the later model  bodys ,
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Posted 27 March 2005 - 11:16 AM

I can hear the for letter words over here. ;D Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 05:24 PM

any idea about which kind 87s have?
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Posted 28 March 2005 - 09:44 PM

Art, I have an 87 and 88 tank laying around, I'll check them out, but they appear to be the same.

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Posted 31 March 2005 - 06:53 AM

QUOTE
any idea about which kind 87s have?


i tok the tank out of my '87 parts car and put it in my '88 without a problem

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Posted 11 April 2005 - 03:28 PM

Just one more of those quirky '86 things!!!!  Gee whiz, I think I better trade up to an 88/89 before I find out more quirky stuff about my '86.   ohmy.gif




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