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Metal piece in top of 93 fd gas tank

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Metal piece in top of 93 fd gas tank

I dropped my tank to clean it and there is a thin metal piece hanging from the top of my tank. It is rusted and is pulling free. What is the purpose of this piece?
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I’ve never had the tank out on my car. Pictures would probably help. But if I had to guess, maybe a ground strap. Is there any evidence to suggest it was once attached to the chassis somewhere?
If it is a ground, the purpose obviously would be to prevent static electrical build-up that might spark.

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