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Old 2008-03-12, 19:05   #1
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Need gas tank for 72 Mav sedan

Just thought I'd put this out there... my mechanic and I have been scrounging for an old, rebuilt, or repro gas tank for my rusty 72 Maverick 4-door. So far no luck. Any thoughts?
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Old 2008-03-12, 19:22   #2
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I just replaced one in a 77 2dr maverick with a 19.2 gal one from a 76-78 Granada/exact replacement. $53.50 junkyard price sure beat $120.00 plus advance auto price.good luck and happy hunting.
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75-77 tanks are available new,or you can use a Mustang tank, do a search, you'll find the info.
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People keep telling me that a 75-77 tank isn't compatible with my 72, so I hesitate to lay out the $150 or so to find out if they're right.

Will ask around about the Granada tank as a substitute. Thanks.
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Old 2008-03-12, 21:40   #5
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..got one in my '73...same tank as a '72...
just need the longer straps...

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The Granada tank is the same as the 75-77 Maverick tank, here is a link to the guys that make them. http://www.gastanks.com/prodinfo.asp?number=F-30
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The Granada tank is the same as the 75-77 Maverick tank, here is a link to the guys that make them. http://www.gastanks.com/prodinfo.asp?number=F-30
Got that, but what'll it take to make that tank fit my '72?
Is it just a matter of longer straps, as Frank said?

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Old 2008-03-13, 12:41   #8
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Be aware of doing any dealings with "mattmeier" a novice member. of this board. I bought a tank from him, yet he fails to give a status report. Not a good way of doing business
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Got that, but what'll it take to make that tank fit my '72?
Is it just a matter of longer straps, as Frank said?
The longer straps make it easier, but when I bought my 73 it already have the 75 tank on it, and they used the 73 straps, just with longer bolts.
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i have a 71 tank i would sell if you are interested. came out of a 4 door . you just need to replace the filler pipe. tank is rust free. had it on my 71 that burned up.send me a p.m. if interested.
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