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  • Who Needs Gas Tank Clamps

    Seems like someone is always needing these tank clamps, even though the seller calls them "bushings". Too bad the bolts are gone.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1929-1928-1....c100011.m1850

  • #2
    I never put mine back on. Has seemed OK for 25 years

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    • #3
      Cheap enough, until you pay his shipping price. ? ? ?
      Alaskan A's
      Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska
      Model A Ford Club of America
      Model A Restorers Club
      Antique Automobile Club of America
      Mullins Owners Club

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      • #4
        It has been so long since I put mine back on the 29 but I think one of them had a metal retainer for the vacuum line. I was able to
        reuse the bolts in mine. I guess the engineers determined that clamps were necessary for the weight of a fully loaded gas tank.

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        • #5
          I have about 30 or 40 extras. Berts charge $3.00 each for them. Shipping would be about the same from Berts. So this does not look to be a bad deal. As far as the bolts I seem to only have about a 25% survival rate. Rod
          Last edited by Rowdy; 01-16-2018, 10:14 AM.
          "Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good." Thomas Sowell

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