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Does anyone know where I can buy a generic 3-5 gallon fuel tank to be used with a walk behind mower? Must have a outlet on the bottom to run a hose to the carburetor.
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You could possibly visit some local repair shops in your area and see if any of them have any dead machines out back. Possibly an old tractor or some type of commercial walk behind would have a tank large enough for what you want. Another option you have is to get 3+ smaller one gallon tanks and use tees in the fuel lines to connect them all. That might be annoying to fill though.

You can check your local craigslist as well. Usually there are people buying, scrapping, rebuilding dead machines.

Was just looking on google and generators might be another good source. A lot of those are 5 gallon.

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Ebay..... that's pretty big for a push mower? I have one from a rider that is rectangular and maybe 1.5 gal or so? PM me if you want it, cuz I plan to list it on ebay soon




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I would also agree that is a big tank. My JD garden tractor have 3.5 gallons on the biggest one a 1997 345. Roger
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Most commercial walk behind mowers like Scag, Exmark,Bobcat all have 5g fuel tank.
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Try Googling "lawnmower junkyards".

Here's one guy in Pennsylvania that specializes in sit-down junked equipment. He has a used Troybuilt 3 gallon tank.

Link: Lawn & Garden Tractor Mower Gas Tanks

There's also "Haralds" in Missouri. I used them to find an old Briggs carburator way back when and they were nice people to deal with.

Link: Harald's Small Engine, Inc. - Home
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