Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

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Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby VAs Hachi Roku » Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:29 am

Hello,

Does anyone have any tutorial/FAQ on changing out their gas tanks? Or any idea where I can get an OEM replacement? If I did go aftermarket I would want one that requires minimum changes to the car, don't want to have to cut and weld if I don't have too.

Wasn't sure if anyone has ordered from JC Whitney before I place my order.

http://www.jcwhitney.com/spectra-steel- ... y1986g10j1

Thanks

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby jondee86 » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:42 pm

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persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress
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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby meifert » Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:39 pm

I think he wants to buy a new one not just remove it.
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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby NPNK » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:28 pm

I was also curious about this. I'll be swapping from an SR5 soon.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby VAs Hachi Roku » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:37 pm

NPNK - Let me know if you come across something, the issue I'm facing is on this site most people want "local" pickup like Cali is the only state that has 86's. I'd much rather just get a new one anyways.

Jondee86 - seriously read before being a dick..... I know how to use a search engine, I would recommend Google translator to you, but cant convert English to English. Changing out isn't removing and putting the same gas tank right back in. I actually started ECToyotas.com and gave the site to Peter many years ago.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby meifert » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:54 pm

Does anyone know if there is a direct replacement fuel cell for these cars?
1984 Corolla SR5.....banana on wheels
Buddy Club Spec 2 Over axle, T3 Test Pipe, T3 Bomber Bar, T3 Ultimate Rear Brace, Enkei Apache 2 wheels, (Weber carb and Cam not installed)

Cheap, good or fast.....pick two.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby jondee86 » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:32 pm

VAs Hachi Roku wrote:Does anyone have any tutorial/FAQ on changing out their gas tanks ?


Weekly Language Usage Tips: Phrasal verbs: change out & verbal ...
languagetips.wordpress.com/.../weekly-language-usage-tips-phrasal-verb...‎ Oct 13, 2011
While 'change' means to transform or alter, 'change out' means to replace entirely one thing for another.


Forgive me if I seem obtuse, but as your post indicated that you already knew of
a source of a drop-in replacement for the OEM tank, I assumed (quite reasonably in
my humble opinion) that you were looking for a tutorial to guide you on taking out
the old tank and replacing it with the new ?

Hardly a cause for name calling.... hmm ?

Cheers... jondee86
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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby meifert » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:05 am

jondee86 wrote:
VAs Hachi Roku wrote:Does anyone have any tutorial/FAQ on changing out their gas tanks ?


Weekly Language Usage Tips: Phrasal verbs: change out & verbal ...
languagetips.wordpress.com/.../weekly-language-usage-tips-phrasal-verb...‎ Oct 13, 2011
While 'change' means to transform or alter, 'change out' means to replace entirely one thing for another.


Forgive me if I seem obtuse, but as your post indicated that you already knew of
a source of a drop-in replacement for the OEM tank, I assumed (quite reasonably in
my humble opinion) that you were looking for a tutorial to guide you on taking out
the old tank and replacing it with the new ?

Hardly a cause for name calling.... hmm ?

Cheers... jondee86



He did ask "any idea where to get an OEM replacement"
1984 Corolla SR5.....banana on wheels
Buddy Club Spec 2 Over axle, T3 Test Pipe, T3 Bomber Bar, T3 Ultimate Rear Brace, Enkei Apache 2 wheels, (Weber carb and Cam not installed)

Cheap, good or fast.....pick two.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby jondee86 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:16 am

meifert wrote:He did ask "any idea where to get an OEM replacement"

Quite so... and if I had been able to suggest any alternatives to JC Whitney, I would
certainly have offered them up :)

Cheers... jondee86
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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby meifert » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:22 am

I wouldn't order from Jc Whitney to save my life. I have never had them get an order correct once.
1984 Corolla SR5.....banana on wheels
Buddy Club Spec 2 Over axle, T3 Test Pipe, T3 Bomber Bar, T3 Ultimate Rear Brace, Enkei Apache 2 wheels, (Weber carb and Cam not installed)

Cheap, good or fast.....pick two.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby milchmann » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:40 am

http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/sku/Toyota/Corolla/Spectra/Fuel_Tank/1986/Sport_GTS/4_Cyl_1-dot-6L/SPITO1B.html?tlc=Auto+Body+Parts+%26+Mirrors

The only difference is the filler neck is one piece instead of bolt on like the stock parts ... which is actually a good thing.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby VAs Hachi Roku » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:51 am

jondee it was really the google new mom comment, like I didn't search there first, either way moving on.

So avoid the JC Whitney then....

Milchmmann - Do you know anyone that ordered that tank?

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby Deuce Cam » Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:30 am

I'd love to hear from someone that actually bought one of these aftermarket tanks confirming that everything fit, and that it has baffling on the inside like the gts tank. I've only seen a few posts were someone says they bought or will buy one, but they never report back on how it worked out.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby maxpham » Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:35 am

Interesting... anyone know if they come baffled like the later model GTS tanks?

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby meifert » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:30 am

Summit says they aren't baffled.
1984 Corolla SR5.....banana on wheels
Buddy Club Spec 2 Over axle, T3 Test Pipe, T3 Bomber Bar, T3 Ultimate Rear Brace, Enkei Apache 2 wheels, (Weber carb and Cam not installed)

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby maxpham » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:21 pm

Ugh... that blows. I have had issues with my zenki tank because it's not baffled. Love to see a new replacement which does.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby MisterJerk » Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:24 pm

I swear i saw a GTS gas tank on Cabe toyota's ebay page not to long ago. Might want to give them a try. Ask for Herb, he will hook it up, if he can.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby milchmann » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:19 pm

VAs Hachi Roku wrote:jondee it was really the google new mom comment, like I didn't search there first, either way moving on.

So avoid the JC Whitney then....

Milchmmann - Do you know anyone that ordered that tank?



Yes. John McKenny is using it on his 1UZ drift machine.
http://www.86garage.com/forums/viewtopi ... ild#p61629

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby EurobeatJester » Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:50 am

RockAuto has them for $145.

Make sure to order the one for the coupe. I accidentally ordered the one for the "hatchback" when that's their term for the 4 door sedan from that year. Will be ordering the correct one next paycheck.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby NPNK » Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:49 am

So the one from RockAuto has the internal baffle like the GTS? That would be pretty sweet if it does!

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby Deuce Cam » Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:24 pm

milchmann wrote:
VAs Hachi Roku wrote:jondee it was really the google new mom comment, like I didn't search there first, either way moving on.

So avoid the JC Whitney then....

Milchmmann - Do you know anyone that ordered that tank?



Yes. John McKenny is using it on his 1UZ drift machine.
http://www.86garage.com/forums/viewtopi ... ild#p61629


Looks great so far. Thanks for posting.

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Re: Help with Gas Tank replacement Options

Postby jinx » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:03 pm

no drain bung

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