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Replace leaking fuel tank

How to and how diffilcult is it to replace the fuel tank on a 69 Mustang. We got this thing started after sitting for 10 years with just a gallon or two of fresh gas at start up. After everything checked out we were topping off fuel tank and it started leaking fuel. It appears to be leaking from the seam in the tank. Any suggestions ?

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Remove the filler tube. Remove the rubber fuel line and plug. Remove the attaching bolts for the tank. Place a jack under the tank with a block of wood and slowly lower the tank down. Don't forget to unplug the wiring harness too. The possibility is high that the seam is leaking. A few aftermarket companies offer the tank. Do some shopping though, prices are different with the different companies.

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