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Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank

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Material Type:
Polyethylene
MFG. Part #:
40P
Garage Sale:
No
Overall Height:
10.25
Overall Width:
15.00
Overall Length:
43.00
Capacity:
17.00
Notes
This tank also features a top mounted pick-up tube, internal baffling, roll over vent valve, sender mount for all aftermarket senders and leak tested.
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank
Tanks Inc 40P 1938-1940 Ford Car Polyethylene Gas Tank

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What's in the Box

Strong-No-Sag heavy wall polyethylene construction with a full 17 gallon capacity! 

1-7⁄8" deeper than stock. Not a universal tank. Does not require trimming of inner fender. 

This tank also features a top mounted pick-up tube, internal baffling, roll over vent valve, sender mount for all aftermarket senders and leak tested.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
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Lumpy
Verified Purchaser
New Jersey

Product was as stated good fit, sender a

May 09, 2014
Overall the tank was an easy exchange. the only thing I didn't like was the bolt holes. difficult to get bolt washer and nut to stay in the slot during their installation.I would still recommend the tank as a replacement.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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T-Bone
Verified Purchaser
Arlington, WA

Gas Tank Replacement

June 04, 2012
I replaced the gas tank in my 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe and this Tanks tank went in perfectly.
Pros:
  • Lightweight
  • Easy To Install
  • Durable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Little George
Verified Purchaser
Newbury Park, ca

I would buy this product again

April 14, 2012
Light and easy to install
Pros:
  • Lightweight
  • Easy To Install
  • Durable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

5 questions : 7 answers

1 answers

The original tank on the 39 Ford Pickup has 3 mounting bolts on each side.Can the lip around the poly tank be drilled to accommodate 3 bolts?

Gorstoy
CA
November 15, 2014

The original tank on the 39 Ford Pickup has 3 mounting bolts on each side.Can the lip around the poly tank be drilled to accommodate 3 bolts?

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November 17, 2014
EricM
This tank is for the 1938 to 1940 passenger cars and the 39-41 Ford pickups and you will need to drill for mounting as necessary.
2 answers

What sending unit do you use with the tank?

mrduster
Somerset, WI, USA
May 13, 2013

What sending unit do you use with the tank?

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May 10, 2014
Lumpy
Stewart Warner 385F L swing
May 13, 2013
Jason
The 38-40 Ford car tank number 91076064 accepts the standard 5 bolt mount aftermarket sending unit for the fuel gauge according to the manufacturer. From the photo it uses a right hand swing sender such as number 665385C for the 33-240 ohm gauges.
1 answers

Will this tank fit the 1940 Ford pickup (stock chassis, fenders, etc.)?

August 26, 2011

Will this tank fit the 1940 Ford pickup (stock chassis, fenders, etc.)?

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August 29, 2011
John
1938-40 passenger car and 1938-41 Ford pickups will all accept this poly tank from Tanks Inc. Larger capacity is accomplished in depth only and mounting facilities remain the same.
2 answers

Is this tank mounted under the vehicle or in the trunk.

AJ
Calif.
January 06, 2011

Is this tank mounted under the vehicle or in the trunk.

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July 03, 2015
Eric
Expert
This tank (P/N 91076064) should mount in the stock location for a 1938-40 ford car without trimming the inner fenders. The majority if the tank is under the floor with the sending and pick-up on the top.
January 10, 2011
Pat
This tank (P/N 91076064) should mount in the stock location for a 1938-40 ford car without trimming the inner fenders. The majority if the tank is under the floor with the sending and pick-up on the top.
1 answers

what size is the tank

January 04, 2012

what size is the tank

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January 09, 2012
Jason
This tank measures 43" long by 15" wide on top and 34" long by 12-3/4" wide on bottom. It is 10-1/4" tall, this is a 17 gallon tank
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