<VV> Gas tank install on Late model

John Howell 32chevy at 0306.org
Mon Jun 24 12:36:41 EDT 2013

You don`t have to remove the front suspension to remove the gas tank!   
First remove the filler tube then remove the gas tank, any kid that 
played with Transformers can do it.
To reinstall it put the tank in first then install the filler tube, it 
can be done, I have done it and I am 73!

John Howell
On 6/23/2013 11:24 PM, Sethracer at aol.com wrote:
> With old filler tube hoses, it will be nearly impossible to re-install  it
> with the hoses on. They will not want to bend. With new hoses on the  main
> and the vent tube, it is easier. Conversely, it is easier to install the
> main hose, clamped to the filler neck, with a used hose, because it is formed
> in  the correct position. Changing the clamps to different styles may help.
> PS - The  easiest way to install the tank is to drop the front suspension
> down first. Not  as hard as it sounds, depending on rust issues on the six
> attaching bolts.  Just consider it.
> -Seth Emerson
> In a message dated 6/23/2013 6:40:13 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> dixon5553 at yahoo.com writes:
> Look for  advise on  how do reinstall the fuel tank on a late model 66
> coupe.
> Do you attach the filler tube to the tank first and  install as everything
> as an entire assembly? I've tried this but seems very  difficult to get the
> filled tube to lined up and can't seem to get the tank in  the proper
> location. And  I don't see how it would be possible to  attached the filler tube
> to the tank once the tank is installed. Thanks for  your help.

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