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remove rear fuel tank

how do you do it?
i tried to back last winter and had no luck.
i took the skid plates off, took spout out and it still wouldnt come out?
what is the trick to it?
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When I took mine out over teh summer I just kind of had to work it until I finally could get it out from where it is situated, it was pretty obnixious, someone else might have a better method

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when i tryed to the pass. side would raise up and down a good 4 in
the rear of the d. side would go up about 1-2 inches and the front of the d. side wouldnt move i am pretty sure or that is where it feltt like it was holding at?
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I think in the end I used a big prybar and wedged it up to get it out the rest of the way

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haha i think that is what im going to have to do
i decided since i got to change the clutch and am going to do a few other little things to her i mightas well do every thing that needs to be done
the prievous owner told me when i bought it that the rear tank leaked so im going to take it out and fix it
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yeah my rear tank got a leak in it too, stupid steel tanks. I just went and got a new tank to put, it wasnt too expensive, I did the same thing you did, when I was fixing the truck after the accident I took advantage of the time and did a lot of other repairs too

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that is my plan
and if i have any money left over... cough cough injectors cough cough lol
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