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    1st gen getting the new 24 gallon tank

    I already had the old tank out of my 66'. I've been working on this kind of slow but spent an hour working on removing the crossbrace so it can be relocated. I had to wire brush the areas where the factory spot welds are. I then started to drill through the welds slowly. Click image for larger version. 

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    Spot weld cutter

    Look for spot weld cutters on Amazon very cheap and work awesome!

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    Iím going to be doing the same thing on my Ď67. Does anyone have a measurement of the stock location on a 68-70?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jalopy29 View Post
    Iím going to be doing the same thing on my Ď67. Does anyone have a measurement of the stock location on a 68-70?
    That would be a great task for me to find out this weekend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smiley View Post
    That would be a great task for me to find out this weekend.

    That at would be great!
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    Thanks smiley for putting the work into the new tanks! Looking forward to installing mine after I move the crossmember and make a few rust repair panels.
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    Little more work on the tank project today. Finally got crossmember out. GM put those in there to stay! Cleaned the cross member up and the bottom of the floor. Picture shows the measurement where to relocateClick image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by garagedoordennis; 01-13-2018 at 01:53 PM.
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    Sorry Dennis it was hurting my neck. P.S. Thank you for picking up my tank and making this thread.
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    Great how to! So if Iím looking at this right, itís 25 1/4Ē from the rear crossmember?

    thanks!
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    From the wide flat area. I was at Taz's a few weeks ago and he had a 2nd gen up on his lift with tank out so I grabbed a tape and took the picture of the measurement
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