New gas tank suggestions?

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  1. Troub

    Troub 67 Dart 270, 225 slant six

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    I will be replacing the gas tank in the 67 Dart in the near future. Any thoughts on the $85 tanks hawked on eBay? Good? Bad?
     
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    Abodybomber Breaking street machines , since 1983.....:) Legendary Member

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    All from China ,fair stuff...
    Replace the Orient o ring on the fuel sending unit , they do not seal for sh?t.
     
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    • Troub

      Troub 67 Dart 270, 225 slant six

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    • Troub

      Troub 67 Dart 270, 225 slant six

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      Thanks for the feedback Abodybomber.
       
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      Abodybomber Breaking street machines , since 1983.....:) Legendary Member

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      No ,they don't...
       
    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod 30 Degrees Outta Whack FABO Gold Member

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      If they are Spectra, they are not from China. They are made in Canada on North American soil. If the ones you are looking at are Chinese tanks, I'll be damned if I would get one when the Spectra tanks can be had usually for a tick over 100 bucks.
       
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      • Troub

        Troub 67 Dart 270, 225 slant six

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        Heard that. Will check them out. Any quality or fit issues with them?
         
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        RustyRatRod 30 Degrees Outta Whack FABO Gold Member

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        The one I got for my 75 Ford F250 fit like a glove. It's also twice the capacity of the original tank. I have sold a number of them at work and gotten zero complaints.
         
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          Got mine from Just Tanks. Bought everything in one shot. Tank,straps,bolts sending unit. Great fit quality built. I'd recommend
           
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          So did mine, got it off ebay, fit perfect, had and extra vent . No boil over when filling !
           
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          They have a lousy search engine. How did u find the straps and sending unit? Found the tank after long search. Did the tank come with the O ring or didcha hafta buy separately?
           
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          If you want to save $0.05 then go for it . If you want a tank that works , get one from a responsible dealer . Most replacement tanks are just a tick over $100.00. Your decision.
           
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          Just installed a Spectra tank and am satisfied. I got the filler grommet from Filler Neck Supply. The sending unit sealed OK, but the ring must be installed just right.
           
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          Got mine at Carlisle show. Never looked on their site.
           
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          Bought everything separate
           
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