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Installing a New Fuel Tank

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Remove the Straps and Drop the Fuel Tank
Remove the fuel tank straps.

Remove the fuel tank straps.

photo by Matt Wright, 2007
Your fuel tank is held in place with two metal straps. These straps hold the tank in tightly and safely.

To remove the metal straps, loosen the nuts at one end of the straps. They should drop on their own, but they might be a little sticky. Pull them down and unhook them from the other end.

With nothing holding it back, you can now drop the old fuel tank. Installing the new one is just like taking the old one out, only the other way around. In mechanics terms, installation is the reverse of removal.

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