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Converting to a fuel cell - with TBI

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by DPI, Nov 19, 2004.

  1. DPI

    DPI 1/2 ton status

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    What do I need to do to put a fuel cell in my '89? Will the stock in-tank pump fit in the cell or will I need a different pump. What about the return lines?

    Anyone do this?
     
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    Ask Steve hes done it. He knows where to get an adapter for the top of the cell that allows the use of all the factory pieces.
     
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    I have been pondering this myself, since mine was not TBI to start, I am just doing the inline pump. I am been thinking about a fuel cell in order to get rid of the bad deprature angle caused by the gas tank.

    Krennen
     
  4. DPI

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    Maybe Steve will see this and be so kind as to spill the beans...
     
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    Departure angle? Oh your tank/skid plate hits. I thought you were talking about starving the motor from fuel...

    I have seen that happen too many times.

    I had to move my tank 'cause the rear Rockwell was gonna hit it. Those 63" rear springs moved the axle back about 6".

    I have heard of people using a inline pump from a Mustang, but don't know any more than that. I think I saw a part number on Pirate somewhere.
     
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    I have got everything for the TBI installed, just waiting to get some $$$ saved up for my new wiring harness and chip, that is about all I have left. I got tired of the carb after the last trip to Diz, spent more time trying to keep it running than wheeling. I am considering the fuel cell due to, as you said, dragging the tank. That is a very painful sound to hear your gas tank sliding off a rock /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif.


    I am hoping on having all my winter upgrades done before the spring season starts, my tax refund is going towards my doubler adapter, locker for the 60 and crossover/hydro-assist. I can't wait to hit the rocks to see what a 465/203/205, over 100:1 crawl ratio, and fuel injection is like. /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif.


    Krennen
     

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