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Re: [oletrucks] Gas tank fumes

To: "G. Simmons" <gls@4link.net>, "oletrucks list" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Gas tank fumes
From: "Mark Self" <markself@discover.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 21:37:51 -0800
    This is just my 2c worth.  I was planning to run the tank in the cab.  I
figured my dad and brother had run it that way for nearly 20 years with no
problems.  Then I saw the 60 minute expose on the early Mustang gas tanks.
I'm building my truck so that my son can use it for transportation, when I'm
not cuisin' it.  If anything should happen to him because of the tanks
location, I'd never forgive myself.  So the tanks heading to the rear under
the bed.  I understand a Chevy Monza tank is a good swap.
    I'm not a resto person, so this does not offend my senses.  It
certainl;y will allow me to sleep better while my son is driving the old

Mark Self
Redlands, CA
'55 1st 5-window 3100
"Sentimental Journey"
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From: G. Simmons <gls@4link.net>
To: oletrucks list <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 7:42 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Gas tank fumes

>Anybody know a good way to seal the sender/filler on the in-cab gas tanks?
>Norm and I were having a talk off-list about moving tanks, and I ran a
>on the archives, in which a lot of folks said don't move it, they've had it
>in the cab for years just fine, etc.
>I've got to think these guys are not having fume problems with their tanks.
>Mine is hard to bear on a hot day after a fill up.  Are there any good
>sealing products for the sender and filler tube?  What's your secret, you
>Grant S. gls@4link.net
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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