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Username Post: 1960 Impala Gas Tank, Recommendations        (Topic#361987)
Christjazz1 
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Posts: 10

Loc: San Francisco Bay Area
Reg: 06-08-20
08-01-20 04:48 PM - Post#2800099    

Hello all,
My 60 is new to me, the prior owner owned her since the late 80s. I suspect the Impala sat outside the last few years because of the weathered undercarriage as the car was restored in the late 80s. I noticed the previous owner installed two gas filters so I removed the one attached directly to the carb only to discover a lot sediment in the filter that looks like rust dust. I have decided to not mess with the installed tank and will replace it with new. Any suggestions where I should buy tank and sending unit(some tanks might be better than others)?
Thank you
Michael



 


DonSSDD 
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Posts: 7344
DonSSDD
Loc: Nova Scotia, Canada
Reg: 08-21-01
08-02-20 06:20 AM - Post#2800121    
    In response to Christjazz1

Buy a steel tank made in Canada by Spectra Premium, they have a good quality tank and a very reasonable price, check any old car vendors or Rock Auto.

63 Pontiac Parisienne Sport Coupe(CDN Chev mechanically (409, 4 speed),62 Bel Air SC (sold), 59 El Camino (sold), 62 Bel Air SC(sold), 63 SWC Vette (sold),
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japete92 
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Posts: 1436
japete92
Loc: No. Virginia
Reg: 01-18-13
08-02-20 06:33 AM - Post#2800123    
    In response to Christjazz1

This one:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sgt-gm31

A direct replacement.

Shop around for the part number; you may find a better price.

Pete



 
cahartley 
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Loc: Central Wisconsin
Reg: 01-16-14
08-02-20 11:31 PM - Post#2800185    
    In response to Christjazz1

Check out tomsclassic at ebay.

tomclassic
Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page.

www.youtube.com/cahartley7


 
Lead sled 
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Lead sled
Age: 60
Loc: Walton,NY.
Reg: 11-04-09
08-04-20 08:40 PM - Post#2800342    
    In response to Christjazz1

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/chevrolet, 1960... Here's a couple for a '60 Impala (16 gal). I guess engine size doesn't matter.

Late yr model (Dec. 51 BelAir/ 52 trim), with a basically stock 67 Camaro SS350/295hp Turbo Fire Edelbrock 1405, Saginaw 4spd/355 geared 55/6 Chevy rear.2,1st place,and 1 top five award trophies so far
http://www.picturetrail.com/bris51deluxe


 


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