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glassfrog
03-04-2008, 07:38 PM
Is anyone making a new one? I have a 53 in need of a donor. I have one which needs major reconditioning. Any thoughts on the floor boards on EBay?

JC

rockne10
03-04-2008, 08:19 PM
John,

Welcome to the Forum.
No one's reproduced the tank, though there was a nice one at the York Swap Meet last weekend. These are not hard to restore.

I haven't seen the floorboards of which you speak. Can you provide a link?

After market floor pans are available from Classic Enterprises. Perhaps someone is selling a set they got from Classic.

Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

rockne10
03-04-2008, 08:19 PM
John,

Welcome to the Forum.
No one's reproduced the tank, though there was a nice one at the York Swap Meet last weekend. These are not hard to restore.

I haven't seen the floorboards of which you speak. Can you provide a link?

After market floor pans are available from Classic Enterprises. Perhaps someone is selling a set they got from Classic.

Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

glassfrog
03-05-2008, 01:02 PM
Here is the link:http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/FRONT-FLOOR-PANS-STUDEBAKER-1953-64-COUPES-HAWKS_W0QQitemZ140207897038QQihZ004QQcategoryZ42611QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZ ViewItem

I appreciate your help.
John

JC

glassfrog
03-05-2008, 01:02 PM
Here is the link:http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/FRONT-FLOOR-PANS-STUDEBAKER-1953-64-COUPES-HAWKS_W0QQitemZ140207897038QQihZ004QQcategoryZ42611QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZ ViewItem

I appreciate your help.
John

JC

bradnree
03-05-2008, 05:13 PM
Welcome..........search for Draino gas tanks on this site. Really bad ones I take to a radiator shop for cleaning, repair, and painting........brad

bradnree
03-05-2008, 05:13 PM
Welcome..........search for Draino gas tanks on this site. Really bad ones I take to a radiator shop for cleaning, repair, and painting........brad

glassfrog
03-05-2008, 08:12 PM
I have one that has a rusted top and pitted. I was looking for a better alternative.

JC

glassfrog
03-05-2008, 08:12 PM
I have one that has a rusted top and pitted. I was looking for a better alternative.

JC

rockne10
03-05-2008, 08:13 PM
It's a moot point since bidding is over but, they were repops, and NOT cLASSIC eNTERPRISE.

How bad is your gas tank?

rockne10
03-05-2008, 08:13 PM
It's a moot point since bidding is over but, they were repops, and NOT cLASSIC eNTERPRISE.

How bad is your gas tank?

studehunter
03-05-2008, 08:24 PM
I have a tank out of a 54 that is the same. It is primed and the inside was cleaned about a year ago. I think I might be willing to let it go for a fair price. Does anyone here know what would be fair?If you want I can post some pic's of it later this week. Maybe tomorrow if I get a chance.

Domenic Manera
1954 Regal Starlight Coupe

studehunter
03-05-2008, 08:24 PM
I have a tank out of a 54 that is the same. It is primed and the inside was cleaned about a year ago. I think I might be willing to let it go for a fair price. Does anyone here know what would be fair?If you want I can post some pic's of it later this week. Maybe tomorrow if I get a chance.

Domenic Manera
1954 Regal Starlight Coupe

glassfrog
03-06-2008, 08:56 PM
Was your tank reconditioned or is it an original in great shape?

JC

glassfrog
03-06-2008, 08:56 PM
Was your tank reconditioned or is it an original in great shape?

JC

studehunter
03-07-2008, 07:13 AM
It is in good shape. I was going to use it on my car but the parts car tank is perfect. There was some minor dents that had to be fixed and they were. It has been blasted and primed with epoxy. The inside was cleaned two years ago so it will need minimum cleaning.

Domenic Manera
1954 Regal Starlight Coupe

studehunter
03-07-2008, 07:13 AM
It is in good shape. I was going to use it on my car but the parts car tank is perfect. There was some minor dents that had to be fixed and they were. It has been blasted and primed with epoxy. The inside was cleaned two years ago so it will need minimum cleaning.

Domenic Manera
1954 Regal Starlight Coupe

63t-cab
03-07-2008, 09:17 PM
JC, where are you located? I have a tank that I was told came out of a low mile 55 C+K.

Joseph R. Zeiger

63t-cab
03-07-2008, 09:17 PM
JC, where are you located? I have a tank that I was told came out of a low mile 55 C+K.

Joseph R. Zeiger

glassfrog
03-10-2008, 01:42 PM
I am located in Citrus county, fl

JC

glassfrog
03-10-2008, 01:42 PM
I am located in Citrus county, fl

JC

63t-cab
03-10-2008, 04:13 PM
JC,I think shipping would kill ya,as I'm in CT.

Joseph R. Zeiger

63t-cab
03-10-2008, 04:13 PM
JC,I think shipping would kill ya,as I'm in CT.

Joseph R. Zeiger

glassfrog
03-11-2008, 06:42 PM
How much do you want for it?

JC

glassfrog
03-11-2008, 06:42 PM
How much do you want for it?

JC

Deaf Mute
12-14-2015, 02:28 PM
I purchased a tank from www.tanksinc.com (part # B1-A) and did a little modification... works great. I would add two photos but for some reason the site won't let me do it today... Send a PM with your email address & I will send.

sals54
12-14-2015, 06:02 PM
I have one here that appears to be in pretty good shape. Its the model that has the drain plug in the bottom. I recently shipped one to Arkansas via Greyhound. Shipping was $50. If you're interested, PM me for pricing on the tank. Its taking up space in my rafters at the moment.

Captain Billy
12-14-2015, 06:33 PM
Gentlemen....it's 2015 not 2008

sals54
12-14-2015, 06:58 PM
Oooops, my bad.

r1lark
12-19-2015, 08:59 AM
Here are the pictures from Duane Miller (aka Deaf Mute) plus some additional info. If you have questions, please direct them to Duane. Thanks for providing the pics Duane, so we can get the info on the forum.

I purchased a tank from www.tanksinc.com (http://www.tanksinc.com) (part # B1-A) and did a little modification...works great.
I doubled over three pieces of steel and brazed to the tank lip to line up with the Stude mounting points (G.M. used straps). I purchased a large "freeze plug"and brazed it onto the tank's filler tube.
I ended up adding a pickup tube... but you can purchase the GM combination pickup & sender unit from Tanksinc & save work. I drilled a new hole in my trunk floor to get at the sender & that is covered partially by the spare tire and of course the mat. The new filler tube was made from a filler tube supplied with the tank (I did shorten it quite a bit). MAKE SURE YOU MAKE A TEMPLATE FROM YOUR OLD TANK TO GET THE NEW FILLER TUBE AT THE RIGHT ANGLE. I sealed the filler tube with an inner tube and hose clamps & put a Schrader valve on the pickup and slightly pressurized the tank to check for leaks.
Duane Miller (Deaf Mute on SDC forum)

5017450175

SN-60
12-19-2015, 09:52 AM
I have a surplus NOS C/K fuel tank........but I'm really not sure what the darn thing is worth!:confused:

edbauerusa
12-19-2015, 04:26 PM
I used a new 1955 Chev tank. Very close to the Stude coupe tank. Opening in the same place Ed (Check it out) Very easy to get

paintim613
12-21-2015, 06:17 PM
A '54 Chevy Bel Air gas tank worked great in my '53 coupe.