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1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Jed » Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:44 pm

HELP, Does anyone no where I can get a gas tank for a 1920 roadster (now a pickup). Lang's, Snyder's and Mac's are all back ordered.

We are about to put the new wiring in and would like to drive it down the road.

Sunny skies, Jed


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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by DHort » Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:15 pm

Try Bob's, Birdhaven, or Chaffins.


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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Scott_Conger » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:43 pm

I just used POR gas tank sealing kit on a 1911 Torpedo tank and am exceedingly pleased with the results. It was one of the worst tanks I have ever seen, and it turned out very well. If you still at least have a crummy tank, this may be an option.

If you are the OP and would like details, feel free to contact me. You need the kit: cleaner, metal prep, sealer...not one or the other...all 3.
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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Mark Gregush » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:54 pm

I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :shock:

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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Original Smith » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:14 am

Doesn't Rootlieb sell them?

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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Ruxstel24 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:23 am

I have a decent but rusty one, would be ok if cleaned and sealed.
Probably not worth the price to ship to CA...


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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Zark » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:29 am

I have one . Call Phill 209 769 3384 in cal.


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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Jim Sims » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:32 pm

Your post says oval tank. You should check as my 20 roadster uses the round tank.

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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by RajoRacer » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:37 pm

Transitional year 1920.

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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Steve Jelf » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:33 pm

I think this is one of those items that goes to all the dealers from a single source, and your only hope of getting a new one anytime soon would be a dealer who happens to still have one in stock. In addition the the dealers already named, try Smith & Jones and Antique Auto Ranch. If you can't wait for the dealers to start getting tanks again, I think you'll have to go with a used one.
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Re: 1920 Oval Gas Tank

Post by Jed » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:13 pm

This has been a big help in getting us headed in the right direction to finally being able to put gas in our T.

Thanks everyone, especially Zark,

Jed

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