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Offline Pinturbo75

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73 wagon gas tank...
« on: April 12, 2014, 08:19:27 PM »
found mine has a leak in the middle of the bottom.. are the 73 tanks the same as other later wagons.....
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Re: 73 wagon gas tank...
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2014, 09:55:28 PM »
I would think so, as they weren't subject to the gas tank recall and subsequent remodeling of the sedan/Runabout tanks. I'm not positive, though.

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Re: 73 wagon gas tank...
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2014, 10:43:27 PM »
Pulled a 73 and looked identical to my 78 only difference was the sending unit.
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Re: 73 wagon gas tank...
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2014, 08:15:33 AM »
ive got a 78 harness in mine so that should work out....
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Re: 73 wagon gas tank...
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2014, 09:50:15 AM »
found mine has a leak in the middle of the bottom.. are the 73 tanks the same as other later wagons.....
   Easy fix, Turn it upside down, find the leak, clean the area around the leak, solder the leak over and your done. Don't worry about it blowing up as the iron never gets that hot and no flame too. I've done several and they all never leaked again.
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