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Above the new gas tank
Posted by: gostridr ()
Date: February 05, 2018 06:11PM

Hi All,

finally got the old leaky tank out. Gonna be fun trying to get it back in. Until then, I don't like the look of those screws sticking out of the foot well wall. Are they stock? Am I being paranoid or should I cover them or other?

Also, the hole where the brake lines leave the foot well and travel under the car had duct tape on it. Was there a grommet originally? Is duct tape reasonable to replace or is there a more effective option?

Thanks for your thoughts.

Peter
Indio CA
1965 500
2015 Dodge Charger
1987 Porsche 944S
1991 Porsche 944 Cabriolet

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Re: Above the new gas tank
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: February 06, 2018 05:00AM

I've seen a few gas tanks with screws in them from someone sometime. You loosen the strap and it should come out but...
Jim Brandberg
Isanti, MN
CorvairRepair.com

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Re: Above the new gas tank
Posted by: 2ragtops ()
Date: February 06, 2018 06:21AM

Stock /factory screws are above the tank, no issue

Anything added on by a PO, that's another story.


There is a grommet for the hole for the brake lines.

Bob Bauer

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