New Gas Tank Doesn't For Properly

Jane Altman

Ordered the new stainless steel gas tank.  It is not fitting as the old one did.  Dropped old tank to put new one in and it does fit the same.  The welded brackets, straps, don't match up to the original bolts.  Bolts are square headed 3/8.  We redrilled and tried to install but the filler pipe was too long and fits right where the cross member is.  
Any install advice??
Should we cut cross member and move it back?

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