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post #14 of (permalink) Old 04-06-2016
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Originally Posted by ew1usnr View Post
I guess that I was wrong regarding my statement about Pinto gas tanks. They used the "safe" method of being suspended under the car by straps. Here is a picture of the gas tank on a 1977 Pinto wagon:

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That did not help much when, as Freewayflyer referenced,: "Upon impact, the filler neck would tear away from the sheet-metal tank and spill fuel beneath the car. The tank was also easily punctured by bolts protruding from the differential and nearby brackets"

So like every fox body mustang ever made...

2012 Mustang GT, Brembo Pkg, Yellow Blaze Metallic

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