Lots o’ new parts

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Got some painting done on the brackets and other bits I unbolted from the back of the Jeep.  This is all ready to go back in the car.

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The new power brake booster showed up as well.  This one is much larger than the one in the car.  I will have to take the master cylinder out and tweak the brake lines to make it fit.  More on that later.

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This is the gasket the goes around the fuel filler hole in the floor.

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I decided to put in new fuel gauge sender.  Looks nice.

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So here is the first problem.  The pickup tube uses a different size hose bib than the one off the old tank.  I will have to do some hose size adapting to make this work.

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So here is the next problem.  The sender is just a hair to large to fit in the hole.  I thought about trimming the return tube a bit shorter but that seemed stupid. After all it is a plastic tank…

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This little notch is all it took to make the sender fit.  I did it with a razor blade and yes, I did catch the little bit of plastic so it did not fall in the tank.

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Obviously with a plastic tank we will need a ground wire.  Anyway it got late and I am tired.  Enough for tonight.

 

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