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Wing Tanks and other parts

greenhorn

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Hello Everyone. I am rebuilding a 46 J3 and am in need of some parts. I am getting rid of the nose tank and installing two wing tanks but i need the tanks. So i am looking for two used wing tanks as well as a set of wing struts.
 

huston marlowe

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I'm pretty new to Cubs, having owned one only 6 years. In that time, flying and maintaining and thinking about them I have strongly concluded that they should be restored to bone stock. Mine has a little wing tank and a C-85 and I do enjoy those mods and they are probably accepted by most J3 owners. Removing the firewall tank just makes no sense to me.
 

JimC

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In the 45+ years that I've been flying J3's I've never developed an urge to keep them stock -- but, I sure do agree with Huston about the wing tank installations and nose tank removal.
 

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The wagaero tank I installed in my wing was perfect and reasonably priced...all of the "fit" worries were out the window when it dropped right in....
 

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I am getting ready to rebuild the right wing on my PA-11 and I am planing on installing a 11.5 gallon tank in the wing. Do I install and cover with fabric, or put in a tank bay and put on the fuel tank cover like the one on the left side?
 

turbofan

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I think the PA12 was the first to utilize the metal cover over the wing tank....cubs and I think the pa11 had fabric but not 100 % sure
 

cubdriver2

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11 has a metal cover, just like an 18

Glenn
 

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