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M8 Gas Tank fitment

wkelly1002

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The threads on my 2011 M8 Sno Pro gas tank are busted since someone must have tightened down the gas cap wrong. I don't see any option on how to fix it besides purchasing a new gas tank.

I keep looking on eBay and I find gas tanks for the 2008 - 2010 M8, but nothing for the 2011. Will these tanks work with a 2011? They seem 100 percent identical to each other, but they do have different part numbers.

I appreciate any advice!
 

tjcatman

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Gas Tank

The tanks are the same. Go to your local dealer and give him your vin number. This was a warranty issue and most likely AC will send you a tank for free and pay for the dealer to install it. I have two tanks sitting in my shop just in case mine does the same thing.
 

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Tjcatman, you believe they’re more or less giving them away? I haven’t tried yet, but I don’t generally have good luck getting free stuff.

I have an 09 Snopro I just bought used that has this problem.

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kiliki

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cat had a epa recall and many have been replaced 10+ years out and if your dealer doesn't get it done for you it's on their side.
 

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Cat covered my 2010 M8 tank last season when it cracked just below the filler neck threads.
 

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Thanks guys! My dealer said they would replace it once they get one in stock (mid October or so). Supposedly they’re backordered.

I asked if they needed to install it, or if I could, and he said they needed to I still it. Doesn’t matter that much, I would just have liked to don’t it. Oh well.


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