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Does anyone know whether a spider gas tank fits in the gtv's space? I am not concerned with the filler tube. If it does, then I am thinking of buying the new gas tank from IAP (17083) and using the top section of the old tank filler tube and connecting them with a hose. The new tank is for SPICA cars, has the bottom feed tube and the return on top.

I recall seen several GTV's with spider tanks adapted and thought the shape was the same. Has anyone adapted a spider tank into a gtv?

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I don't know for sure, but would bet that the two tanks are the same except for the filler.

Note that Centerline's Fall Flyer (I got one in the mail a week or so ago) listed both GTV and Spider repro fuel tanks. You might call them to discuss your application.

If the tank mountings are interchangable, you might want a spider tank anyways, and couple it to your old filler neck with a section of hose. As you may know, maneuvering the GTV tank with welded-on filler into place is pretty much impossible with the boot installed. And, if you drop the tank in first, and then attempt to fit the boot, it won't go on. Saw off the welded-on filler, mount the boot first, drop in the tank, and then attach the filler - that's the easy way.

I bought a section of flexible fuel filler hose at my local NAPA store for about $4.
 

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Yes, this is pretty commonly done, to use a newer Spider tank in a GTV, Giulia, or Berlina, by changing the filler neck.

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Why not have your current tank refurbed? I've done this to two tanks and they look good as new plus I get the inside coated so there will never be another rust/crud issue. Radiator shops can often do the refurb as well as the coating. It's not too cheap but neither is a new tank. :) Best of luck.

Does anyone know whether a spider gas tank fits in the gtv's space? I am not concerned with the filler tube. If it does, then I am thinking of buying the new gas tank from IAP (17083) and using the top section of the old tank filler tube and connecting them with a hose. The new tank is for SPICA cars, has the bottom feed tube and the return on top.

I recall seen several GTV's with spider tanks adapted and thought the shape was the same. Has anyone adapted a spider tank into a gtv?

Thanks
 
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