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I figured it was ready for a spin, so I filled the tank with fuel and changed the filters and hoses and was able to drive it around. I was quite proud of my purchase, and then I saw my investment depreciating as $4 gas poured out the bottom of the tank. I had found why the Jeep was parked for years: a rusty, porous fuel tank. I ordered a replacement from The Off-Road Connection, but am still looking for a heavy-duty skidplate.