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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 10:34 AM
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How do I tell?

Short of draining all the fuel from the tank and refilling it back up,
How do I tell what size fule tank my 83 CJ 7 came with? From some research, they either had a 15 or approx. 20 gal. tank.
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Re: How do I tell?

1. OEM 15 gal tank is metal.
2. OEM 20 gal. tank is plastic.
3 OEM 20 gal. tank skid plate is "Box",
4. That completely surrounds the tank,
5 The OEM 15 gal. tank skid plate,
6. Only covers the bottom, the sides are exposed,
7. And doesn't hang down as far.
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Re: How do I tell?

Thanks Leve. Just what I needed. Looks like I have the 20 gal. tank.
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Re: How do I tell?

In addition to what Leve said.... The 15 gallon tank is symetrical and the 20 gallon tank is much wider toward the front than it is in the back.

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