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Old 01-25-2008, 03:18 AM   #1
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I'm new to this site so bear with me if this question has been thrashed out before. I have an older van conversion & would like to know how to find out what brand of propane tank is installed. Van is a 1985 Ford Econoline body & the conversion was by Fiesta.

I have never had a problem with the tanks before but after recently having the tank filled tonight the tank is leaking & I had to have the fire dept come out! ANY info would be appreciated.

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Old 01-25-2008, 03:51 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Cactus.

Hopefully someone here will be able to get you the info you need.

Lot's of RV's use Manchester propane tanks:

http://www.mantank.com/products/rv/rvcylinders.htm

and here's the results of an eBay search:

http://search.ebay.com/rv-propane-tank

Current Roadtrek's & Pleasure-Way camper vans use a 10 US gallon / 45lb tanks. Yours will probably similar in size.
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I think every tank I have seen has all info about it either imprinted (stamped) right on the tank or on a flat plate welded to the tank.
Sometimes they are hard to read because when they paint the tank with that thick enamel they go right over it.
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Old 01-25-2008, 02:25 PM   #4
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Thanks for tthe comeback! the tanks are underneath the van - wherever they are they are hard to get to. The emergency propane serviceman checked everything & said to let it leak out, move the van to an open area. By this AM the gas has all leaked out & the tank & connections will be dealt with.
Doesn't it make all kinds of sense to put a plate with valuable info on it THEN paint over it? Where are peoples heads? And they vote!

I will keep track of this site, however; lots of info, & thanks again. I will jot down the name Manchester. Thx

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