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Old 06-02-2016, 02:20 PM
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Back from the dead! Fuel Sender 68 Thriftside

Truck has been sitting for many years in storage. Had a friend come over and after getting a spark and finally fuel in the carb, guess what it started and ran like a champ.
Gas in the tin cup ran out and we decided to trouble shoot the lines. New rubber hoses had been installed. New plastic tank and I believe the fuel sender was replaced. Yanked the tank poured out gummy smelly gas and then we removed the sending unit. It looked like it had been left in the ocean for years.
The float was completely dissolved and the trash/rust from the sender is all in the bottom of the tank.
Washed out tank with the equivalent of 409 and soap and water. Should clean up like new.

Ordered a new sender. I am hoping they are the same in a Thriftside or longbed J-10. Mine is a J2500. Am I going to be disappointed when it arrives?
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Old 06-02-2016, 02:23 PM
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Needed washing so I didn't destroy the paint.


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Old 06-02-2016, 02:26 PM
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I love this truck and decided to get it on the road. I am guilty of building a trailer queen and when my oldest son with 4 kids said I never rode in the Jeep, I felt bad.



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Old 06-02-2016, 02:27 PM
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I have some sills and other odds and ends and I will have it finally completed by July. I am looking for some steel wheels if anyone has any available.
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Old 06-03-2016, 04:14 AM
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Good to see you back! Sending unit isn't wheel base/bed specific, so as long as you ordered if for a 63-72 your good to go. 73-85 might work, not sure if the gauges read the same ohm range though.
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Old 06-03-2016, 05:42 AM
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Good to see you back! Sending unit isn't wheel base/bed specific, so as long as you ordered if for a 63-72 your good to go. 73-85 might work, not sure if the gauges read the same ohm range though.
Many Thanks for the info. I have always been lurking here from time to time.
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Always loved that color! Remember the build thread well, good to see you're trying to get it on the road.
Hope you make some good memories with it and your son, and enjoy it.
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Old 06-03-2016, 12:57 PM
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Always loved that color! Remember the build thread well, good to see you're trying to get it on the road.
Hope you make some good memories with it and your son, and enjoy it.
This has always been one of the best sites on the web. Great knowledge, support and help. Glad to be back.
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