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One Piece Fiberglass Tank For Montauk
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posted 07-05-2001 03:34 PM ET (US)
I have a 76 Montauk and have been looking for the one piece fiberglass tank that fits under the seat, I believe it is 24 gallons. I know Tempo makes a plastic one but I would prefer fiberglass. Any help?
posted 07-05-2001 03:44 PM ET (US)
Pate makes them and I beleve mine is 27gals and was around $300 10 years ago so count on around $400w/tax or shipping. Your vintage came with an optional 2-12gal steel tanks. The Tempo is a deal for $105, reconsider.
posted 07-05-2001 04:20 PM ET (US)
Thanks for the info Bigshot! Were you able to install that Pate tank over the existing tank pads or did you have to remove them. What did you use for a hold down?
posted 07-05-2001 05:41 PM ET (US)
Has 2-12 gal pads with notches cut out. Have no idea what holds it in but is don't move. 27 gals is way plenty on a 17.
posted 07-07-2001 04:31 PM ET (US)
I just installed a Pate 27 that I bought as a used tank through this forum. Installation required the removal of my existing tank pads and the creation of three wooden chocks. I used two chocks on the rear (2.5"s) and a single 10" on the front. I used 4 eyelet screws and two bungee cords as the hold down. I also added an inline fuel filter near the engine at the same time. I returned from vacation today where I used the boat extensively. The large tank proved itself very useful. It was easy to add 6 - 12 gals at a time and mix the appropriate pint(s) of oil. Never had oil out of suspension problems and the motor ran like a top. The tank was easy to fill and a really useful add on to my Montauk. It was easy to tell fuel level at a glance by looking down at my feet, I couldn't do that with my two 6 gal plastic Tempos.
posted 07-08-2001 12:07 PM ET (US)
Kamml, Do you have to move the tank out from under the seat to fill it? Isnt that a hassle?
posted 07-08-2001 06:50 PM ET (US)
Mine is on the 12 gal pads, no wood chocks. Do not have to move to fill.
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