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22nd series fuel tanks
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W. Fred Rump
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I suspect they are the same across the line. Has anybody found replacement tanks for these cars? Sources?

Posted on: 11/24 14:00
1937 Packard Super Eight Convertible, model 1502 in Blue
1948 Packard Super Eight Victoria Convertible 22nd series - Maroon, Body 2279
1949 Packard Super Eight Victoria Convertible 22nd series - green
1949 Packard Super Eight Victoria Convertible 22nd series - black
1949 Oldsmobile
1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Coupe
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Re: 22nd series fuel tanks
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Owen_Dyneto
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They are not all the same across the 22nd series line, 3 different tanks were used - check the parts list for specifics.

I'm not aware of a source for reproductions.

Posted on: 11/24 14:47
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Re: 22nd series fuel tanks
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PackardDon
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I sold an excellent used one a while back but no one was actually able to identify it for me. The buyer knew it was the proper size but was unsure of the filler or vent connections. I tried to research it here but with only part numbers, nothing indicates the differences! Would be nice if those with these cars where the tank is out could post good photos, dimensions and the year and model it came from so that we can create a chart or some sort to help identify them.

Posted on: 11/24 15:51
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Re: 22nd series fuel tanks
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Fish'n Jim
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Kanter threatened to repro a couple years back, but I never did see any more on it. I know the one for the coupe is hen's teeth. Nothing fits either. I must have looked a ~thousand tank pictures and dimensions. You can either have one made or retrofit one yourself. The smaller tank is same size as some years of the mustang or elcamino. Pin free TIG welds required on thin silicone steel, so don't attempt if you're not TIGy. With the right cut out, you can silver solder the joints but they can leak too.

Posted on: 11/25 9:50
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Re: 22nd series fuel tanks
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Wat_Tyler
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I have a tank out, and another still in the frame - the one with no body. I can measure those when I'm next around them.


One is a '47 super sedan and the other is a '47 custom. Wat will be willing to wager they're all but identical.

Posted on: 11/26 5:56
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