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SevereDevil
05-28-2011, 12:21 AM
i currently have a rusty gas tank made of galvanized steel. my dad has an 01 se with a plastic gas tank.. would i be able to order a 01 plastic gas tank for a se to fit on my 99 grand am gt?

AaronGTR
05-29-2011, 09:01 AM
I don't see why not. Everything on the chassis should be the same. Even if something needed some minor modification it shouldn't be hard. I've never had the tank off a '99 though so... can't really say for certain.

juanvan
05-31-2011, 12:46 PM
If you have a true 99 - as seen with the metal tank then - no ebay says it will not fit. 00-05
00-05 tank (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/00-01-02-03-04-05-MALIBU-FUEL-TANK-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQfitsZModelQ3aGrandQ20AmQ7cYearQ 3a2001QQhashZitem1c19a4e55eQQitemZ120689321310QQpt ZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories)

99 Only Tank (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/SPECTRA-PREMIUM-GM39B-Fuel-Tank-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQfitsZModelQ3aGrandQ20AmQ7cYearQ 3a1999QQhashZitem27ba9f86b5QQitemZ170634741429QQpt ZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories)

Ebay is a great reference for Fit parts - But they also give you pictures too! :)

AaronGTR
05-31-2011, 05:07 PM
Yeah, I wouldn't trust anything you see on ebay. I've personally seen dozens of mistakes on there of things they say will or will not fit that is wrong. They get their info the same place as every parts store... from a parts catalog. The 2000-05 came with a plastic tank so the catalog is going to say the plastic tank is only for that model. The 99 came with a metal tank so they are going to tell you that you have to use the metal tank. That doesn't mean you can't use the plastic tank. lol

Like I said, it may require a couple extra parts to adapt it (ie minor modification) but they fit in the same space and use the same attachment points to hold it to the chassis.

plastic_indian
05-31-2011, 06:50 PM
The fuel pumps are different between those model years. Perhaps a friendly counter guy at the parts store would allow you to compare the two pumps to make sure the sending units are physically the same (ie, verify that 'old' pump still fits and seals properly in the 'new' tank)... I wouldn't think that would be something that would change, but I've seen GM make seemingly senseless changes across model years many times before.

juanvan
06-01-2011, 01:36 PM
advance says 99 they have a listing 00+ no listing - i think they are not interchange able.