64 Valiant convertible fuel tank replacement suggestions please

Fuel and Air Systems

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    I plan to replace the fuel tank in my 1964 Canadian Valiant Signet convertible. It resembles the US Dart from the windshield back. I have the tank, strap and sending unit with grommet. Please tell me about any other parts I should get and give me any installation tips.
     
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    Hello,
    Get the rubber gasket (grommet) that goes around the filler neck and the tank
    They are most of the time all dry rotted and fall apart when removed.
    Thanks,
    Arron
     
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    Thanks for the suggestion. Wayne
     
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      Hello Wayne
      One more, Be sure that the tank has a good ground to the car body or the fuel gauge will not work correctly.
      Some times when cars are repainted they spray the under side with a good coat and now the tank may not have a good ground.
      Happy Mopar :)
      Arron
       
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      I bought the grommet today and expect that the installation will be done soon.
      Thanks for the suggestion about grounding too.
      Wayne
       
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        I was able to get more information from the 1964 repair manual. I have uploaded a PDF of that info. I hope that helps someone else.
         

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