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Old 05-26-2010, 12:22 PM   #1
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how are the black and gray storage tanks held in place?

I am in the middle of a full body off resto and the support brackets for the storage tank were compeletly rusted away. I am just wondering if anyone has pictures of how the tanks where mounted and supported. I have the ability to make them I just want to make sure I do it the way it was originaly made. The disign must have been solid the metal rusted away. The later will not happen this time. Thanks
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:27 PM   #2
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I don't think Airstreams came with gray tanks in 1970 so yours must have been added.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:28 PM   #3
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Gray tanks were added first in 1974. Here's how the tanks were held in for the 1974 model year; in drop-down trays.

My frames rusted out too, along with the "pans" that the tanks sat in. Cost a bundle to have new ones fabricated and installed.
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