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Old 03-28-2011, 11:05 PM
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ive been trying to replace a broken tank strap on my 97 dodge dakota 3.9 v6 reg cab for hours now, it doesnt fit no matter what i do! i had to destroy the old strap just to get it out, i dont see Any way this is going to fit, theres a slot that it has to go in then you turn it, but i cant even get it in the slot let alone turn it, theres nt enough room, i tried moving the tank with a flat bar, still no go, plz help, thanks.
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:09 PM
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ive been trying to replace a broken tank strap on my 97 dodge dakota 3.9 v6 reg cab for hours now, it doesnt fit no matter what i do! i had to destroy the old strap just to get it out, i dont see Any way this is going to fit, theres a slot that it has to go in then you turn it, but i cant even get it in the slot let alone turn it, theres nt enough room, i tried moving the tank with a flat bar, still no go, plz help, thanks.

me and my buddy just did his on his kota and we had to move the tank right over
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:22 PM
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its not moving at all, about 1/4 inch...going to try to drop it down a bit and then try it, the one strap is still connected could this be holding it up?
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its not moving at all, about 1/4 inch...going to try to drop it down a bit and then try it, the one strap is still connected could this be holding it up?

yea we had both sttraps off wen we did it we had to break them off
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