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swapping sending units?
« on: July 28, 2015, 04:34:25 PM »
Will a right hand fuel tank sending unit fit in the left tank. the reason I ask is that the left sending unit has really short tubes from the sending unit and I need a little more room to put the hardline to -6an adapters on. The right hand sending units hafe longer supply and return tubes and would make the fuel system part of the swap much easier. I know the dimensions are the same but doe the locking ring have a different alignment tab or something that would prevent this? thanks in advance.
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Re: swapping sending units?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2015, 08:15:46 PM »
Yes they will just be pointing the other way
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Re: swapping sending units?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2015, 08:20:56 PM »
Yes they will just be pointing the other way
Unless you install it with tubes facing inward as normal and then the float will be on the opposite side, which shouldn't be an issue.
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Re: swapping sending units?
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2015, 08:54:13 PM »
Sewwt that's all I need because I don't want to buy more -6 to hard line adapters or try to fit it on a short tube....

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Re: swapping sending units?
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2015, 01:46:37 PM »
what year? baffles in the tank might be a problem, idk just a thought
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Re: swapping sending units?
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2015, 08:39:29 AM »
Both sending units are for an 87 so the accommodate for the baffels. The pump end of the sending unit doesn't seem to have any specific orientation on the baffels.  It's just a flat surface where. It mounts. Either way the new unit is on its way and I guess I will see.
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1987 v10 Silverado 4" RC, 35's, 700R-4, 3.73
2006 Boulevard M109R 109 cid, straight pipes, PCMlll,k&n
2009 Jeep XK, 2" lift springs in mail (future LS Swap)
GSXR 750 engine awaiting go kart