Fuel Sending Unit Filter

Discussion in 'Fuel and Air Systems' started by mopowers, May 6, 2018.

  1. mopowers

    mopowers Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the process of installing a new stock replacement 5/16" fuel sending unit. The filter seems to be a pretty loose fit. How can I ensure that the filter stays put on the end of the pick-up tube and doesn't fall off???
     
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    Would crushing the pickup tube a little do what it needs?
    The new shape won't affect the flow volume any.
     
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    Yeah, I thought about putting a slight barb on the end to give it tighter fit, but wondered what other folks do. I like your idea though.
     
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    Maybe heat the sock a tad with solder iron to create better grip on the tube? Or just a knurl (roughness) on the tube with some vice grips or similar at that sweet point?