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Old May 26th, 2012, 08:52 AM   #1
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I have a 90 YJ that Im doing 60/14 bolt soa swaps. I would like to streatch the rear but I see the fuel tak interferance. without buying a fuel cell in the trunk area what ideas are out there. I Have a 2 in. body lift as well so I thought(not all the way through) about cutting the rear floor and raising the tank about 6 inches. has anyone done anything similar?
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Old May 26th, 2012, 10:28 AM   #2
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Old May 26th, 2012, 06:17 PM   #3
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Old May 26th, 2012, 07:26 PM   #4
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There is a build thread concerning this exact topic on a xj. He cut the floor our and put the tank up higher. Bunch of sheetmetal fab. Sorry no linkie, cause I can't thinkie!
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Old May 26th, 2012, 07:55 PM   #5
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anybody think of it
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Old May 26th, 2012, 09:08 PM   #6
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On the topic of your thread, I have looked at doing this with mine, and there doesn't look to be too easy of a fix that will be safe, and as simple as just dropping the $ on a fuel cell and putting it in. You may be able to move the mounting points to the top of the frame rails, but the you will still have some heavy modification to the floor to do.
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I am looking for the one or two people who may not have been on today but may know what I need. If your not happy with it just dont open it
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I made a fuel cell and had it throught the floor about 4 inches, but it was also notched in the front for axle clearance. So yes, it has been done a lot. I replaced that with a better made fuel cell that fits tighter and is completely underneath the jeep again.
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I bought mine from KOZ. You can buy a similar one from Genright. You will get 15-18 gallons & stay below your floor.
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:47 PM   #10
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Oh and I even have some pics in my build thread.
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I bought mine from KOZ. You can buy a similar one from Genright. You will get 15-18 gallons & stay below your floor.
Who or where is KOZ
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can you give me a link
Search using my name in the the build thread section. The title is two ton shit missile.
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http://www.kozoffroad.com/
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I was looking at doing this mod if I stretch mine.
Rear Stretch = Modified Stock YJ Plastic Fuel Tank
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Old May 28th, 2012, 06:25 PM   #16
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Genright makes (and we sell) a tank made for this purpose.

http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....ductid=GST4005

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