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Shakey
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« on: November 14, 2005, 06:27:04 PM »

Has anyone here purchased the fuel tank pad that goes between the tank and the trunk floor for their 68-70 Charger?

Any photos?

What was it made of?

Approximate measurements?

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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2005, 03:06:38 PM »

Mine looked like tar paper like they use on roofs of houses or walls, but the gas tank was replaced once, so i don't know if thats original, but it looks like it worked fine.............
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2005, 12:52:59 AM »

there was a 1/4" thich tar pad from the factory , but you can use virtually any foam or cardboard pad as long as it doesn`t absorb & hold water , you can`t see it once it is in place anyway
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2005, 06:17:13 AM »

For the reasons stated by Chryco above I'd say tar paper would be a good choice. Cardboard or foam would hold moisture and deteriorate. I haven't seen it first-hand but I bet someone out there sells the stuff. I just pulled my tank out about two hours ago and I'll probably be reusing the old, beat up pad that came with the car because the metal underneath is pristine. I don't think anything else is going to prevent moisture and rust better than tar paper.
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