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Old 06-03-2006, 01:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel tank straps

Both my fuel tank straps corroded and broke on my '93 525. The tank is resting on the ground, hanging from the fuel nozzel. Has anyone else had this problem? I ordered new straps they don't look to bad to put on, any tips or things to watch out for while I'm replacing them ?
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yea, one of the best engineered cars in to world and the tank just drops to the ground. Luckly it was parked at the time.
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