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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:24 pm 
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I thought the strap went across left to right like the other early As... :?:

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:32 pm 
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It does go left to right.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:22 pm 
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So is the difficulty just that the tank is larger, or is the strap in a different place...?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:56 am 
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I just put a 63-66 tank in my 62 Valiant. I replaced everything, tank, sending unit and grommet with new. Everything went to plan until I got to the strap. The factory moved the hole in the frame rearward in 63. This causes the strap to mismatch its channel in the tank. Although the strap is a little slanted now it has so far held the tank securely.

In addition, I had to run a ground strap from the tank to the frame to get my fuel gauge to work. I have seen this to be a common problem in early Valiants/Lancers.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:48 pm 
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Did you use the original mou ting hole? My hole is 2 or 3 inches off. I was thinking of cutting another hole like the original further back on the frame to line up with the tank.

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