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Fuel Sender Pipes -Idiot Question

#1 User is offline   malcolmrs2000 

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 03:50 PM

As usual...I whipped off th fuel pipes at the sender and didn't mark them..fitted new tank and sender and think I have fitted the feed and return the wrong way round....had a look and think that is so...just want to confirm tHat the thicker pipe at sender is the feed!!??


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 10:13 PM

View Postmalcolmrs2000, on 12 April 2018 - 03:50 PM, said:

As usual...I whipped off th fuel pipes at the sender and didn't mark them..fitted new tank and sender and think I have fitted the feed and return the wrong way round....had a look and think that is so...just want to confirm tHat the thicker pipe at sender is the feed!!??


Yes, if they are the wrong way around then fuel will not get to the engine and it won’t start.


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 10:40 PM

View PostBigJ, on 12 April 2018 - 10:13 PM, said:

Yes, if they are the wrong way around then fuel will not get to the engine and it won’t start.

Love it ..
Come on ya turk.. just tell the guy what is feed, and what is return ....

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 10:56 PM

View PostClockwork Orange, on 12 April 2018 - 10:40 PM, said:

Love it ..
Come on ya turk.. just tell the guy what is feed, and what is return ....


If I recall right, the one closest to the centre of the sender, viewed from the outside, is the feed. My cars do start.


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 11:48 PM

Car wasn't starting before all this....so thicker pipe from sender is feed???


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Posted 13 April 2018 - 07:35 AM

View Postmalcolmrs2000, on 12 April 2018 - 11:48 PM, said:

Car wasn't starting before all this....so thicker pipe from sender is feed???


Yes :thumbup1: 8mm OD IIRC and 6mm return.


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Posted 13 April 2018 - 08:03 AM

Thanks Big J


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