I have to remove the LPG tank from my EL wagon, and because I've never dealt with a system like that I'm wondering if there are any precautions? It is a factory Tickford system with the tank under the rear floor attached by various large bolts. I understand it should be pressurised which is the reason I am concerned.
Any advice appreciated!
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President
1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
Obviously after you have disconnected all the plumbing and electrics, just make sure you have the valve "OFF" on the tank itself..Is it a donnut tank or a cylinder? Just open the brackets and lift it out of the craddle..you remove the craddle later.. How much gas is in it? .. They can be heavy as 10 men when they are full .. A tip is to put the service line into a bucket of water and turn the valve on slightly..Let the gas disperse through the water
Lift the tag under the flap of the grey plastic section that has APA stamped on it.. Inside you will see the tank gauge, a solenoid the filler line and a copper service line, Have a look at how full it is.. The gauge doesn't need power it would let you know if you need to 'bleeed' some gas out before you try to lift it
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