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Old 04-29-2013, 10:50 PM   #1
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Gas tank removal

Well I've tried taking it out before but it won't seem to budge.. I think it's cause of the lines connected to it.. But does anyone know how many fuel lines I need to remove from it?
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here's what i found on google really quick


1ST start by draining the gas tank as much as possible, its a lot better if someone can help you, that son of a tank is going to give you a hard time if you do it by your self, and with a full tank.. oh and by the way I don't know if you have and idea how to remove the back bumper, but if you do I suggest you do it, that saved me from getting me mad and breaking a window on my ride. start by removing the 3 bolts on the gas filler neck, you know when you open the fuel door you'll see the 3 bolts around, can't miss em. go inside your trunk and remove the hose thats connected aside of the neck. Now heres the hard part. Remove the fuel filter line, and then bolts attached to the gas tank straps... Once you done that, try to drop the gas tank all the way, try using a jack so that you can drop the tank slowly, if you can try to remove all the hoses you see that are keeping the gas tank from being dropped, I mean common sense right?? the gas filler neck kind of gets on the way pretty bad, so once all the hoses are out, pull the gas filler neck out, I mean out!!! don't worry its kind of long but just pull it out, "of course the filler neck" its going to come out with the seal, but no worries it ill be fine. Just use common sense and take out all the bolts and parts that are on your way. Just make sure you remember how to put them back.
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here's what i found on google really quick

1ST start by draining the gas tank as much as possible, its a lot better if someone can help you, that son of a tank is going to give you a hard time if you do it by your self, and with a full tank.. oh and by the way I don't know if you have and idea how to remove the back bumper, but if you do I suggest you do it, that saved me from getting me mad and breaking a window on my ride. start by removing the 3 bolts on the gas filler neck, you know when you open the fuel door you'll see the 3 bolts around, can't miss em. go inside your trunk and remove the hose thats connected aside of the neck. Now heres the hard part. Remove the fuel filter line, and then bolts attached to the gas tank straps... Once you done that, try to drop the gas tank all the way, try using a jack so that you can drop the tank slowly, if you can try to remove all the hoses you see that are keeping the gas tank from being dropped, I mean common sense right?? the gas filler neck kind of gets on the way pretty bad, so once all the hoses are out, pull the gas filler neck out, I mean out!!! don't worry its kind of long but just pull it out, "of course the filler neck" its going to come out with the seal, but no worries it ill be fine. Just use common sense and take out all the bolts and parts that are on your way. Just make sure you remember how to put them back.
Hmm okay
Looks like I need a fuel line disconnect tool..
But how would I get the gas out? I've tried syphoning but it doesn't seem to work.-....
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yeah i believe our cars have a anti siphon line in the filler tube. when my friend dropped his he didn't drain the gas...he just was really careful dropping it with the jack
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yeah i believe our cars have a anti siphon line in the filler tube. when my friend dropped his he didn't drain the gas...he just was really careful dropping it with the jack
Mines fine. It has like a quarter of gas but the gt has like half.-.
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is your tank damaged? is that what the swap is for?
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is your tank damaged? is that what the swap is for?
Well my seal for the filler neck is and the fuel pump is bad. So I might as well just switch the entire thing out..
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i guess lol
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i guess lol
Plus it has more gas in it so ill have more gas to:p lol
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i don't think i'd use the gas in it lol
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i don't think i'd use the gas in it lol
Haha whys that? It's only been sitting for about two weeks..
Also does the filler neck divide into two pieces?
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because gas breaks down after a few weeks of sitting...run at your own risk as for the filler neck i'm not sure
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because gas breaks down after a few weeks of sitting...run at your own risk as for the filler neck i'm not sure
Oh well it hasn't been sitting that long..
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3 weeks is the average time needed for gas to break down
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3 weeks since when? My car was left setting for a month and half before I put gas in it again and it ran fine while still using the old gas, it's 90 days for E10
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Switched out the fuel pumps and put a new seal.. Had to do some wiring but that's it. Took a while cause I did it alone and on the ground. But overall it was easy.
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take good pics, do a write up, and get it up on the forum as a how to
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take good pics, do a write up, and get it up on the forum as a how to
Dang. Okay I'm gonna have to do it again:p lol I should have thought about that... I have an 03 gt to do work on so ill do write ups when I get to that one
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The 02 I just got was sitting around for 2 months or more until I got it. Had a quarter of a tank left in it and it ran just fine
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you could do a write up for AM as well. they don't have one on there and if yours is good enough to use they'll pay you up to $200 for that
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you could do a write up for AM as well. they don't have one on there and if yours is good enough to use they'll pay you up to $200 for that
Really? Hmm sounds good to me! The only problem I had was getting off the lines that go into the other plug away from the fuel pump
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