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Old 09-17-2006, 03:17 PM   #1
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Water tank plate underneath

My tank is empty the steel plate with a bolt in the middle of it is badly rusted.

Can I safely remove the bolt to get the plate repainted, or will something fall on my head?

Is it easy to put back in?
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Old 09-19-2006, 08:53 AM   #2
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Anyone, help out on this issue?
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Old 09-19-2006, 09:13 AM   #3
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Mine is a '76 and should be the same . The only thing that will come off is the plate and the bolt that holds it . If it hasn't been off for a while I would use some penetrating oil on it . This is also the place where I installed a drain valve to empty the tank . When the plate is off you will see a rubber hose . This hose goes from the tank to the water pump . Cut the hose and splice in a drain cock . Good luck
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thanks much that was a big help
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