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Old 10-10-2007, 05:21 PM
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Gas Tank for a 28 Model A

I am sure lots of people have been there, Done that. But I just sent back a 32 gas tank because I didn't like the looks of it and ordered 8 gal saddle tanks now they won't fit because of the bar suspension underneath my frame so I guess I will have to send them back.. Can anybody tell me what to order that will fit? Any help?

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Old 10-10-2007, 05:35 PM
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I would go for a fuel cell in the trunk area myself..Much easier tho I have admit that for me if it does not work it does not look good to me..I have seen a lot of cars done that way and that is what I am doing on mine..

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A '64-'68 Ford Mustang tank might fit. they bolt in from the top, and they become the trunk floor. there all diffrent sizes for all years, you just got to find 1 that fit's the bill, they all mount the same.
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A '64-'68 Ford Mustang tank might fit. they bolt in from the top, and they become the trunk floor. there all diffrent sizes for all years, you just got to find 1 that fit's the bill, they all mount the same.




I found a decent 29 Model A sedan for a friend and he installed a Mustang fuel tank ... photos above
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You didn't say what style Model A you have, but I have a '31 coupe. I used a rectangular 16 gallon tank from Tanks,Inc in the trunk area. It looks good and just fit forward of the "hump" that runs from side to side across the floor. I got the tank,roll-over proof vent and sending unit from Yogi's and I would recommend them as good folks to deal with.
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I used a tank from a old Ford Bronco in my 30 Model A coupe....it just fit in the trunk in front of the hump area. I just hit the junkyards with a tape measure and kept measuring untill I found one that would fit.
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Model A gas tank

I have a 2dr sedan, I'm wondering if I could build a tank that would fit under the rear seat as I have no trunk. Thanks for answering
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Take a look at Post #4 above by Deuce as that Mustang tank is in a A tudor.
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Be advised that the Mustang tank in the rear seat riser means that car has other than a stock Model A transverse spring rear suspension.
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How deep is that tank? I would like to install a tank like this but my car sits so low in the rear that I am afraid that the rear end and panhard bar would smack the bottom of the tank.

Kenneth, what suspension are you talking about, front or rear? I may be ordereing a set of saddle tanks and I am running a radius rod rear and 4-bar front suspension. I hope that I do not run into the same problem.
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