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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by ftn96, Feb 10, 2002.

  1. ftn96

    ftn96 1/2 ton status

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    Any special conditioning or anything like that before I get started on this dog? This will be a brand new OEM from LMC.
    Just bolt it up, fill it up and go? or what?

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    nope... it's plug and play... er fill and go... you know what i mean... make sure it's sealing ok!

    Good luck!
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    I haven't bought it yet. Was going to tomorrow morning. Are yours like real close to new?

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    what year is your blazer... mine are from a suburban.. i think there 31 gallons?
     
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    Are those TBI tanks?

    Rene

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    90 Jimmy TBI 350. 31 Gallon

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    one's outta a 79 suburban and the other outta 1987 i believe... neither had tbi on them.. is there a difference?
     
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    Have heard that there is but Im not sure. The LMC catalog show a year group of 81-86 and then 87-91. How muc hwould you want for the 87 should we find that it is the right one? Also, are you willing to ship it to TN?

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    Why didn't you get a poly tank? A mnetal one will only rust again.
    Even OEM's get it now. My 96 Dodge has a factory poly tank.
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    Because it was like $329 vs. $150. But Im gonna coat the $hit out of it will undercoating. It should last as long as I own it.

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    So you gonna keep us posted on what they look like inside, when you get them side by side?


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    Has anyone used a gas tank sealant before?? I'm going to be replacing my tank soon too and I was looking at the different sealants from POR and other companies. I haven't had any problems with rust at all, just LOTS of dents and gouges. My 31 gallon tank is now about 25 gallons. I was just wondering if the sealants were worth it or are they just for aging tanks that have rust or leaks?

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    Check out Rockauto.com .I got mine for 107.00 plus shipping

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