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2006strat 03-29-2011 09:53 PM

fuel problem gas tank or fuel cell
 
Building my first truck(s10), and was wondering if anybody has used the stock gas tank with in-line fuel pump? Is it possible? Really don't want a fuel cell in the back please let me know. all info will be gratefully appreciated. Running sbc. maybe holley blue if any help.

ethn_bert 04-03-2011 02:15 AM

Depending on the year you might be able to remove the pump from the sending unit and replace it with a tube/pickup an reinstall the sending unit. Then you can keep the factory fuel guage and use the power feed wires to run the new pump. Heck, you could utilize the fuel return line if you want.

If it is a newer year engine the guage and pump power feed will only work with the stock ECM. However, you can still utilize the wiring at the tank and just "hi-jack" the wiring at the ECM in the engine compartment.

Obviously this requires some fabrication, but it can come out real nice. As long as your engine is not too radical and doesn't need larger fuel lines.


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