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my idea with this was just to add a return line to the jeep tank and just use the jeep ...


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Old 12-28-2016, 11:40 PM   #51 (permalink)
 
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my idea with this was just to add a return line to the jeep tank and just use the jeep pump. both the jeep and dodge pump are likely rated to move about the same amount of fuel.


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Ordered B-van lower control arms and spring perches to flip the rear today. Why???.. Couldn't think of a reason why not.


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Fits like a glove.




Obviously this is just setting the temporarily as you can tell by the string holding it up. Going to get some 1x2 steel tubing and fab up upper brackets to hold it in place then strap it underneath just like a factory setup. Filler neck is going to take some creative thinking but I will come up with something.

Wired it up temporarily today and fuel pump comes on correctly. Wired up the gauge and it appears the jeep unit uses different ohms then the dodge unit. If I lift the float all the way up the gauge reads 9/16 of a tank. With the float right around 1/2 way down the needle sits on the mark at the E. anyone know of any way I can change this?

I bought an 4-AN bulkhead fitting and a couple push on hose fittings to make a return. Drilled the tank and installed the bulkhead with neoprene washers to seal it up. I assume gas won't hurt the neoprene.


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looks good. definitely fits the space nicely. you could possibly bent the arm down to change where E sits but i am not sure if you would be able to change were full is. the resistance for the gauge to read full would need to be 0.


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Good point about getting it to read E. that's really all that matters.

Also if you look in the pic I had to grind some rivets off and slide the rear crossmember back. Once I get it all mounted up I'll either bolt or weld it back in.


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i didn't catch the cross member at first but i did notice the grinder lol. probably better to bolt it back on


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I've been following a YouTube video build of a truck and the owner does renditions of vehicles so I figured what the heck. Gave him the basic gist of what I wanted and turned him loose. Turned out pretty good I think. Way better than I could of ever done.



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