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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by mink, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. mink
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 1,309

    mink
    Member
    from CT

    Can any one share with me their experience with Tanks Inc. And their fuel tanks. Any issues?
     
  2. Well I had bought a threaded fuel neck and billet cap for my mustang tank and I had excellent service and received them fairly quick. I cant help you on info on the tanks unfortunately since i had bought mine from NPD before I knew about Tanks Inc
     
  3. aldixie
    Joined: May 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,643

    aldixie
    Member

    I have used a couple of their tanks in my 50 Chevy. Had no problems, excellent service.
     
  4. Another thing...I was told not to use the over seas tanks make sure to ask for the canadian tanks made my Spectra ( I believe thats the name)
     

  5. 56premiere
    Joined: Mar 8, 2011
    Posts: 1,445

    56premiere
    Member
    from oregon

    I put one in my Lincoln, it's a 56 ford one but fit the same. Good tank, good service, I'm happy
     
  6. okiedokie
    Joined: Jul 5, 2005
    Posts: 4,250

    okiedokie
    Member
    from Ok

    Have bought 5 of them, will be buying another soon.
     
  7. zjerry
    Joined: Feb 11, 2013
    Posts: 319

    zjerry
    Member

    Bought one from them had no problems.
     
  8. LOWDUG37
    Joined: Jan 31, 2007
    Posts: 937

    LOWDUG37
    Member

    I have used 3 of their tanks on early fords,all fit fine and reasonably priced. Also got parts for a custom tank that worked out well.


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  9. Devin
    Joined: Dec 28, 2004
    Posts: 2,351

    Devin
    Member
    from Napa, CA

    I have one. My car is not yet running, but the quality and price were very good. Would recommen


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  10. jcapps
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
    Posts: 473

    jcapps
    Member
    from SoCal

    Have bought a few tanks with no issues.
     
  11. thewildturkey46
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 748

    thewildturkey46
    Member
    from Rice, MN

    I have used 3 of there tanks,,,no issues, good product.
     
  12. 40FordDeluxe
    Joined: Dec 21, 2010
    Posts: 414

    40FordDeluxe
    Member

    I just got one from them for my car and it is very nice. Was packaged well as well.
     
  13. sedanbob
    Joined: Apr 19, 2011
    Posts: 110

    sedanbob
    Member

    I have one of their tanks in my '33 sedan. No problems, good service.
     
  14. titus
    Joined: Dec 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,075

    titus
    Member

    used lots of em, good products
     
  15. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 11,051

    Blue One
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Alberta

    I was disappointed to find that they like everyone else it seems do not manufacture their own products.

    As such the can't do any custom work. I am not sure where they have their tanks made, I just know they don't do it themselves.
     
  16. mink
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 1,309

    mink
    Member
    from CT

    Thanks, im looking purchasing one of there 1928-1932 tanks
     
  17. greg32
    Joined: Jun 21, 2007
    Posts: 2,084

    greg32
    Member
    from Indiana

    Put one in my 32. Just had to trim the side flanges a little. Painted without any body work, near perfect.
     
  18. 56FRLN
    Joined: Feb 7, 2012
    Posts: 221

    56FRLN
    Member

    I put one of their powder coated tanks in my '56. Bolted right in and looks great.
     
  19. Elbopper
    Joined: Apr 29, 2012
    Posts: 109

    Elbopper
    Member

    Yes they are great, Also RockValley Antiques Have some nice stainless steel ones, good luck with your project.
     
  20. I installed thier universal tank in my '46 a couple of years ago, great product and great service...
     

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  21. Great product, no problems
     
  22. yblock292
    Joined: Oct 10, 2006
    Posts: 2,937

    yblock292
    Member

    Guess i'm the only one that has had problems with them, about 5 years ago i built a 30 coupe for a guy, TCI chassis. Called tanks about using their saddle tanks, told me no problem. Got the tanks, my fault for not checking the fit, but painted the brackets went to install them and they wouldn't fit due to the tci front radius rod brackets.End of story, had to pay shipping to send them back, charged me for the painted brackets and a re-stocking charge, last time i did business with them.
     
  23. fms427
    Joined: Nov 17, 2006
    Posts: 864

    fms427
    Member

    I used a 37 Ford tank from Tanks in the Wildfire - bought directly from them as it was a closeout unit of an older design. Had excellent service, great price, and fast shipping. Would highly recommend them.
     
  24. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 7,285

    krylon32
    Alliance Vendor
    from Nebraska

    I've sold dozens of Tank's tanks with no come backs. I have them in 3 of my 4 current cars.
     
  25. Vergil
    Joined: Dec 10, 2005
    Posts: 785

    Vergil
    Member

    Built my tank but used their in tank fuel pump setup (fuel injection) and it has worked good for 6000 miles ...
     
  26. Catdaddyo
    Joined: Mar 9, 2005
    Posts: 136

    Catdaddyo
    Member

    Used one in my 55 Pick up ...no problems
     
  27. 5window
    Joined: Jan 29, 2005
    Posts: 8,115

    5window
    Member

    I've had one for about 6-8 years-universal for my '31 A coupe. Nice quality.-no0 problems except a softening cap gasket and they sent me a new one with no hassle. I did have quite an issue with the company as I wanted to pick up my tank while visiting Minnesota and was told by a very grumpy lady that hey didn't sell tanks at their facility and probably wouldn't have mine in stock. So, I bought it from Yogi's who has since bought Tanks, Inc-at least they now have the same Iowa address. I have have found Yogi's to be very fine folks to deal with-personable-good products, good delivery and service after the sale and they know their stuff.
     
  28. captain scarlet
    Joined: Jun 11, 2008
    Posts: 2,417

    captain scarlet
    Member
    from Detroit

    I have one under the back of my coupe. Fitted first time never had any issues.

    Great service and very happy
     
  29. I bought a 66 Mustang/universal tank and put it in the trunk of my Model A Roadster. Also got the in tank carb fuel pump. I live in S.W. Wisc. so I took a short trip to Iowa and picked it up at Yogi's. Great people to deal with and a real nice facility. I'll be a repeat customer.
     
  30. ibarodder
    Joined: Oct 25, 2004
    Posts: 223

    ibarodder
    Member

    I bought a new tank and the gas cap looked like it had been ran over by a forklift. Anyway I called and they sent me a new cap a few days later, no problem.
     

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