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Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 11-07-2022, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Shiny
Could be! So everyone gets to do this! The...

Could be! So everyone gets to do this! The carton arrived FAST and in great shape (Spectra tank ordered through Autozone) but the neck was sticking out - definitely awkward. It was easy to bend...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 11-06-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Shiny
I suspect the new tank had been dropped but the...

I suspect the new tank had been dropped but the filler neck definitely needed persuasion to align it with the old tank.

Old tank:...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 11-06-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By Shiny
I had to compromise... the new tank has a bulge...

I had to compromise... the new tank has a bulge that I decided to cover with the pad so I cut it about full-width.

Mike
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 11-06-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By Shiny
Thanks again to Dennis for posting his photos! ...

Thanks again to Dennis for posting his photos!

I am starting to install my tank and found the pad I ordered from Patton Glade is significantly larger than the original Dennis shared. I attached a...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-27-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By Shiny
Is it possible they stopped using the pad between...

Is it possible they stopped using the pad between tank and body after 1970? I think I read that somewhere while click-shopping for a tank.
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-25-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Shiny
Did the factory put rubber strips between the...

Did the factory put rubber strips between the straps and the tank? I see these sold but not in my repro repair manual.

I did order a pad from Patton Glade... thanks to all for the info.

Mike
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