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Old October 29th, 2018, 01:30 AM
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Default New to thread with a 64 3/4 305V6 fleetside

I re-aquired my /64 pickup after it sat at a farm for 6yrs with a bad gas tank.

Wondering to any an all, where do i start. It's being towed to CA in a couple weeks, I'm thinking of putting in the gas tank, filling with high mileage fluids incl leak-stop and running it until I am sure no major leakage.

Fist time I've reconditioned a vehicle, any thoughts? TY
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Old October 31st, 2018, 04:24 AM
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If the gas tank is bad I would definitely not waste time trying to use it. I would first see if a radiator shop can repair it. If not repairable, a new replacement tank would be your next option. A good clean fuel system is the key to getting it running again. Good luck and welcome to the club!
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Old October 31st, 2018, 05:04 AM
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I don't want to repair a tank, better to get new one. I see some indications that the tanks don't have float/sender unit and some do. Any way to tell if sending unit is 60ohm or 90 for this vehicle?
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Old October 31st, 2018, 05:34 AM
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30 ohm. If you get a new sending unit, I would confirm that it's 30 ohm.
I think you'll be happy with a new tank.
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Old October 31st, 2018, 03:31 PM
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I just did my tank due to rust and other fun stuff. (if you want to see a walk through, it's in my build thread) A new tank is expensive, but it's worth every penny. All the "repair" options I found were only temporary and seemed to fail over time.
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Old October 31st, 2018, 11:41 PM
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I will look for your build thread on replacing the tank. Thanks!
I have found they are aprox 150 then another 30-50 for the sending unit, does that sound fair market value?
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Sounds about right.
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I will look for your build thread on replacing the tank. Thanks!
I have found they are aprox 150 then another 30-50 for the sending unit, does that sound fair market value?
Here's where I started fiddling with the tank. i included prices and links where I bought them.

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Old November 3rd, 2018, 08:32 PM
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Great build thread, looks like you're having some 'helpers' keeps it fun!
My helper is a 57yr old brother... not as much fun but we can have a beer together after, so there's that. :-)
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Old November 3rd, 2018, 09:00 PM
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So here's the beauty, let the project begin!

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