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OPR Replacement Fuel Tank (01-04 All)

Item 87042
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    Features & Details

    • Replacement Fuel Tank
    • OEM Fit and Finish
    • Stamped Steel Construction
    • Designed for EFI Mustangs
    • Not Compatible with Dual Fuel Pumps
    • Fits 2001-2004 Mustangs
    Safety. A corroded, rusty, or leaky fuel tank (better now as a gas tank) can be a serious safety issue, so replace it with a brand new direct fit replacement from OPR for peace of mind.

    OEM Quality. Using stamped steel construction this OEM style replacement OPR Mustang Gas Tank is made to the original factory specifications for a perfect fit and reliable maintenance-free operation.

    Application. This OPR OEM style Fuel Tank is designed as a direct fit replacement for all 2001-2004 EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) Mustangs that is equipped with a single fuel pump.


    Fitment: 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

    MPN# 87042

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Fuel Tank
    • (1) Seal
    • (6) Bolts
    • (6) Washers
    Installation Info
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        Questions & Answers (5)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Will this fit a 2001 Cobra? If so, does it have the same fuel capcaity as OEM stock? Thanks!

        • This will fit 2001 Cobra models, and has the same capacity as the OEM tank.

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        Does this tank need to be painted before install?

        • This fuel tank will not need to be painted prior to installation.

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        Use on 03/04 cobra Does this tank have the right baffles in it for the cobra dual pumps?

        • No it does not. Tank is not deep enough for the twin pumps and you would have to break out the pump bracket to accommodate the twin pumps as they are attached to the hat and the gt/mach1 pump is not.

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        with this tank can i run down the gas to e? is this gas tank baffled\sumped? can i run the gas needle down to e?

        • You certainly can run this gas tank down to empty.

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        Picture does not exactly look like my fuel tank Your image of the 01-04 fuel tank does not exactly look like what is currently on my car. The holes are in the correct area, however, on the left and right side of the tank, the metal in bent up so it can fit under the car. Your photo does not represent this. Additionally, does the tank come with the installed holder inside the fuel tank for the placement and subsequent locking in of the fuel pump assembly.

        • The edges that are bent up on the stock tank serve no purpose they were simply cut to long and they was bent up to fit. The reason you do not see them on this tank is because they are cut shorter and they fit right in.

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          Customer Reviews (6) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.8

          out of 5 stars

          • 5/5

            July 26, 2019

            Great Replacement Tank

            Very solid, heavy gauge replacement fuel tank. Only noticeable difference from OEM, and doesn't affect the install, are the areas at seams where the original had the extra metal upturned. They are just cut off on replacement.


            Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

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          • 5/5

            April 04, 2019


            Direct fit easy install and very fast shipping! And great price


            Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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          • 4/5

            February 28, 2017

            Good Tank, Especially For the Price

            The tank worked as expected, It was clean and had little red stoppers for the holes and came with bolts and a gasket for the fuel pump. The only thing I would have to mention is that this tank does NOT have the bend up piece of metal like the stock tank does on the most left side lip (if you're looking at the picture in this ad) This does not cause a fitment issue but that bend up part of the lip holds a little metal bracket that secures some EVAP tubes. I ended up bending the bracket some to accommodate the flat lip.


            Year: 2001 Submodel: Bullitt

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          • 5/5

            January 20, 2015

            Fuel Tank

            This fuel tank is a perfect replacement for my 2001 Mustang V6. My previous fuel tank had rusted out and was leaking. This shipped quick as usual from American Muscle. Comes with everything shown. I would definitely recommend to anyone who needs a new fuel tank. Thanks Again AM!


            Year: 2001 Submodel: V6 New York

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          • 5/5

            January 17, 2015

            Fuel tank

            Great product as usual from AM. Everything fit perfectly with no problems. Anything I need for my Mach 1 I always go to AM. The tank is factory quality and definitely recommend to anyone who needs a replacement. Very easy installation.


            Year: 2004 Submodel: Mach 1 Salisbury, NC, USA

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          • 5/5

            November 27, 2013

            Great 03-04 Cobra up-grade or replacement gas tank.

            I have purchased 2 of these tanks now, they are great for a up-graded fuel system, specifically a return type fuel system. You can purchase this tank, and a Aeromotive A1000 for the 03-04 Cobra and simply drop the pump in, without modification. You now have a fuel system capable of about 1100hp, depending on the type of power adder. I choose to run all Aeromotive hardware, with 14111 rails and 13101 regulator. We have done this on our own drag/street car and I have done it for one customer so far. It makes a very clean, easy install, with no multiple pumps, hats or anything else. Best way to go as far as I'm concerned.


            Year: 2004 Submodel: GT Burlington, KY, USA

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