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Twin fuel tanks changeover valve and switch etc.

Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by ambritmann, Jun 9, 2002.

  1. ambritmann

    ambritmann Registered Member

    May 20, 2002
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    North Carolina, USA.
    Am looking to change from gas to a 6.2 Diesel in my 1/2 ton 79' manual shortbed. At present there are the twin gas tanks, is it a real pain to locate and plumb in the correct changeover valve for the diesel or would I be better of fitting a single rear tank from a Blazer or Suburban. Anyone know a source of the Diesel changeover valve and switch, is it scarily priced ?
  2. Can Can

    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

    Feb 17, 2000
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    Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
    Let me get this straight - you already have dual tanks on your truck, which means you already have a diverter wired in. Now you want to swap in a diesel engine.

    I can't say for sure, but I believe that the same switch/valve setup is used regardless of the fuel type. Your present diverter valve and switch should work fine with your new 6.2.

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