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I might have a good one off my 1972 4 door parts car I just got, but I have not had a chance to drop the tank yet. I was going to keep it for a spare, isaw some on ebay not that long ago. I am going to be working on it this weekend, will try to see if it's ok shape.
 

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Nope, I was not able to get around to it...blew my saturday running around fixing 3 flat tires {someone must of tossed a box of screws near my place, irritating as hell} I was working on the interior getting the dash out, didn't get a chance to get the tank dropped.
It's been snowing here the last two days, so until it warms up, I am not going to be outside under a car.
Weather shows it's going to be cold and rainy for the next week...until it gets better, I am not going to drop the tank {car's outside, can't get it into my garage}
 

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About the time I was going outside to get it, it has been snowing...two days now.
And we are supposed to get hit with like 14"-18" of snow...so, hate to say it, I am going to be buried and can't get to it for atleast another week.
Sorry
 

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I have been through this with my 73 Montego GT.

No one makes a 72-73 style sending unit.

The 1974 sender is no good if you keep th 1973 tank. the 72-73 Torino's used a 22.5 gallon tank. In 74, Ford changed all the"intermediate" tanks to 27.5 gallons, so the late model sending unit will be too long to fit in the earlier tank correctly.

I had to buy a new 27.5 gallon tank, the correct sending unit for a 74 up car, new straps, and a new vent valve.

Autokrafters sells a stainless steel sending unit (that is what I used), the tank is available from several vendors along with the straps, and the vent valve is still available from Ford.

It was just under $500.00 for everything brand new.

Good luck.
 

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alot of the times, it is not the sending unit that is bad but rather the float. If the float is bad you will see cracks in it. and if there are no cracks in it lift the lever up manually and have someone check the gauge to see if it moved. if it doesnt then you have a bad sending unit. also there are alot of people that sell brand new 72-73 mustang sending units but not really to sure if they would fit. I almost bought one but it turned out that my float was cracked.

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