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Old 04-10-2012, 07:41 AM   #1
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fuel tank mount

On the YJ, does the fuel tank mount to the frame or to the underside of the body?

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Old 04-10-2012, 08:00 AM   #2
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:01 AM   #3
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two fuel tank straps back to frame
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:48 PM   #4
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body lift?

So, if a person does a body lift and the fuel inlet is attached to the tank and the body, how does the extra lift distance get accounted for?
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No worries with a 1" lift, there's plenty of hose.
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:49 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input. I did a little research and saw how it was mounted. Now will just have to wait to see what I actually find when I drop it. It spent its life in Minnerustota, or should I say Maxirustota. But the skid plate looks whole yet and I got a good set of straps with the salvage vehicle. Wish the skid plate has been there too...

Has anyone cut the bed of the body for access to the top of the tank without dropping the tank?
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Are you taking the tank out for a reason? You don't need to for the lift.
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Thought he was doing a body lift? must have decided to go after the sending unit instead..
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Has anyone cut the bed of the body for access to the top of the tank without dropping the tank?
Sure thought about it.....As I was laying on my back wrestling a partially full tank and trying to disconnect tubing & hoses...
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:34 PM   #10
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frame off

Actually doing a full frame replacement. Was needing to find out how things come apart to figure the best way to approach. Plan to put it back together with a 1" body lift and 2.5" suspension lift.

Will probably drop the tank and prep the skid plate prior to lifting the body.

Was wondering about the access as I have an Avalanche and it is common to cut an access panel under the rear seat to access the tank/fuel pump. But that is under the seat and away from any normal use.

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