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Canton Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank for Vortech/Paxton Superchargers (05-09 GT)

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    Features & Details

    • Great for Race Applications
    • Stronger Than Stock Plastic Tank
    • Direct Fit Replacement
    • 0.100 Aluminum Construction
    • Designed for Paxton and Vortech Superchargers
    • Fits 2005 to 2009 Supercharged GT Mustangs
    High Performance Replacement. The plastic coolant tank that comes with Vortech and Paxton Supercharger systems is prone to failure especially in high temperature situations, that is why Canton engineered their Coolant Expansion Tank from Aluminum making it perfect for high temperature street and race applications.

    Superior Construction. Fabricated from high strength lightweight 0.100 aluminum this Canton Coolant Expansion Tank is welded for strength and features billet aluminum hose connections. Completed in a matte finish this tank can be polished to a bright show winning appearance.

    Application. This Canton Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank is especially designed for use on the 2005-2009 GT Mustangs with an aftermarket Vortech or Paxton Supercharger installed. Does not fit Shelby GT500 models.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Details

    MPN# 80-239

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Expansion Tank
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        4 Top Rated Questions

        If it doesn't come with brackets, where can you get them? How are others mounting them? I have a saleen sc too and I don't see why thing wouldn't work with a modification to the existing hosing.

        • The Canton Aluminum Expansion Tank for Vortech and Paxton Superchargers will utilize the existing brackets from the super charger kit's expansion tank. If you are not running one of these superchargers, custom brackets would be required.

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        how full should this tank commonly be? Thanks John

        • Coolant levels in the Canton Aluminum Expansion Tank should be below the upper hose on the tank by approximately 3/4"

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        brackets? Does this expansion tank come with mounting brackets?

        • No, the Canton Aluminum Expansion Tank for Vortech/Paxton Superchargers (05-09 GT) does not come with mounting brackets.

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        Will this work on my 2005 saleen? And how many ounces does it hold?

        • The Canton Aluminum Expansion Tank for Vortech/Paxton Superchargers (05-09 GT) is a universal tank for Vortech/Paxton supercharger setups. It can be used for other superchargers as well but this will not be a direct bolt on. You will have to make changes and modify your engine bay to make this Expansion Tank work correctly.

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          Ratings Summary

          4.9 out of 5 overall rating from 17 customers

          • April 24, 2019

            5 2007 GT - Vortechboost

            EASY INSTALL

            I am by no means a mechanic, and I have basic tools. This was an easy install completed in approximately an hour. Would have been quicker with the proper tools and smaller hands.

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          • November 01, 2018

            5 2005 GT - Danny

            Canton Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank

            Everything bolted right up perfect fit, took around 30 minutes. Very satisfied with product.

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          • July 02, 2018

            5 2012 GT - snowmobilejon5000

            Just get it. No leaks and looks awesome.

            Fits perfect. Use the vortech brackets. Takes 5 min to install and look great. No more leaks.

            Helpful (7)
          • May 12, 2018

            5 2011 GT - ntdzx7r

            Paxton’s flimsy plastic tanks sucks

            I consider this a mandatory upgrade for the Vortech/Paxton kits. Don’t let the cheap plastic tank strand you on the side of the road

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          • October 04, 2017

            4 2014 GT - BryceP


            Looks great, better than the one that comes with the paxton kit, have had problems with the cap leaking after checking fluids it loosens up after getting hot the first warm up other than that fits perfect

            Helpful (6)
          • September 12, 2017

            5 2006 GT - KaylaC

            Great product

            Looks realy good wt my 2200 paxton novi procharger

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          • August 17, 2017

            5 2009 GT - Punisher

            Perfect upgrade

            Perfect upgrade over the plastic one they send with the Paxton SC kit. Looks way better also.

            Helpful (6)
          • June 14, 2017

            5 2006 GT - Lenny

            Good bye blown out plastic tank.

            I'm not in it for looks but more so for performance and this tank is the real deal. Maybe if my TIG skills were awesome I would fab my own; but for the price it bolts right in without issue and looks like it belongs with the 600 rwhp machine!

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          • June 11, 2017

            5 2006 GT - 46champz

            canton tank

            needed this to replace the stock plastic one from vortech. i had heard bad reports of the plastic unit leaking after time and i drive my car around 10,000 miles a year and didn't want to take any chance of being on a trip and getting a coolant leak

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          • August 27, 2015

            5 2007 GT - Twiztid1

            great addition

            Tank looks high quality and fits like a glove. Looks a lot better than the cheap plastic tank.

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          • August 18, 2015

            5 2014 GT - Honn735

            Great can for the cash

            I had mounted a Paxton supercharger on my 5.0. After a few pulls during tuning I noticed a coolant leak. Tracked the leak down which was coming from the new plastic coolant can that came from the kit. It had a pin size hole in the bottom. I called Team Beefcake and he recommended this beautiful can from American Muscle. Looks great!! As always lightning fast shipping. Thanks AM.

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          • July 23, 2014

            5 2011 GT - Mb7568

            Great looking, awesome fit

            I installed this tank in my 2011 gt and the fit was perfect. Not a blemish on the tank. As usual, I got it in about 2 days! Great price also!

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          • June 20, 2014

            5 2009 GT - HotMomma

            My husband was very happy when I gave this to him

            My husband says its strong and looks durable. He is putting it on this weekend. He was very pleased with his fathers day present. We will continue to buy products from American Muscle.

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          • November 22, 2013

            5 2008 GT - Bradgfx

            Aluminum coolant tank for Paxton/vortech blowers.

            Fit and finish is perfect. Much nicer then the factory vortech tank that comes with the kit. Finish us really nice and durable as we'll, very happy! Thanks American muscle!

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          • July 24, 2013

            5 2005 GT - ZMANZSTANG2005


            The original piece was made of cheap plastic that worked for 2 years and started leaking coolant. It took two of us to locate where the coolant leak was coming from ($$$$).. When confronted with purchasing a new one from Vortech or this unit, there was NO GUARANTEE from Vortech the issue wouldn't arise again. I am glad that I went with this product!! Not only does it look better... I am confident that it will not need replacing.

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          • February 23, 2013

            5 2011 GT - TonyH

            Used on a 2011 Vortech 5.0

            I replaced the plastic tank that came with my Vortech with this one. It is a HUGE improvement over the Vortech unit. It looks fantastic and much more durable. Even though the piece isn't advertised for a 2011+ Vortech it is a direct fit.

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          • June 26, 2012

            5 2007 GT - Taxman72

            Awesome product!

            When I installed my Vortech, I was really unhappy with the stock black plastic expansion tank that comes with the kit. This is a major appearance upgrade and I'm very happy with it.

            Helpful (7)

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