FUEL TANK (LEFT) REPLACEMENT (Sheet 6 of 16)
Using 1/2 inch wrench, remove screws
and washers (AP) securing lower front
mount bracket (AQ) to hull floor.
Using two 15/16 inch wrenches, loosen
screw (AR) and nut (AS).
Rotate lower front mount bracket (AQ)
180 degrees and remove from fuel tank
Using 1/2 inch wrench and 1/2 inch
socket, remove two screws (AU) and
nuts and washers (AV) securing lower
rear mount bracket (AW) to hull bracket
Using 9/16 inch wrench, remove screw
and two washers (AY) securing ground
strap (AZ) to fuel tank. Remove strap.
Fuel tank is fabricated of aluminum and is therefore
subject to damage from sharp objects. Use utmost care
during handling. Do not force fuel tank with poles or
bars as damage may result. During disassembly several
fuel tank openings may be exposed. Cover these
openings with masking tape to prevent entry of foreign
Using three persons, pivot fuel tank toward center of hull while slowly moving fuel tank
toward rear, until rear end of fuel tank clears curve in hull.
Go on to Sheet 7