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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Lincoln Discussion / 1941 Lincoln Zephyr gas tank

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ragtop
03-14-2022 @ 7:21 PM
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Looking for a 1941 Lincoln Zephyr gas tank. Will any other model ford fit??

Old Magnet
03-15-2022 @ 4:05 PM
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Part # 16H9002. Same gas tank for 41 to 48 Lincolns

TomO
03-18-2022 @ 7:09 AM
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No Ford tanks will fit the Zephyr. The frame and floor pan are different as is the capacity. If you have a tank, I suggest that you see if it can be repaired or restored.

You can contact Chris Herrel at Boos-Herrel to see if he has a good used one or knows where one might be available.

http://www.boos-herrel.com/

Tom

37RAGTOPMAN
04-05-2022 @ 11:02 AM
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ragtop

how bad is the tank ?
can you post any photo's
IF it has small holes, it can be repaired,
I did this on a CJ5 JEEP. last summer using EASTWOODS SEALER, and also my 37CABRIOLET in 1976 , still good, for sure,
make sure it it dry inside,
I used a soldering gun to solder the holes up, then used 5/16 steel nuts , about 50
you can get these out with a magnet later on
and used the [ metal etch ] or a cleaner with water and rotated the tank and sloshed it back and forth to remove any rust, dirt etc
then let dry for a few days in the sun or warm place,
do this outside, if possible,
then I USED the EASTWOOD sealer to seal the inside surfaces, rotating the tanks over end over end,
then drain the remaining sealer out, back into the can it came out of, for later use,maybe on a smaller tank
then let dry for a few days, so the sealer is cured.
this sealer is the ticket and saved lot of hard to find. gas tanks
this sealer is what AIRCRAFT uses in thier tanks,
hope this helps 37 Ragtopman , MAINE
JUST REMEMBER if it came out it will go back in, not liKe some of the REPO'S, then make today

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