Re: [DML] New fuel pump/fuel sender.
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Re: [DML] New fuel pump/fuel sender.


Speaking to James Espey on the topic, there is currently going to be no cap
for the fuel level sender hole if it is removed.  Therefore, the level
sender will stay in place even with the all in one fuel pump/sender.  While
it may be planned for sometime in the future, the sender really does not
take up too much fuel "real-estate" as the sender itself fills up with fuel.

-Steve Cosgrove
Vin 1494

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> **
> I like the new fuel pump design. It looks like the GM style which has been
> in use in (probably) millions of cars. Speaking with Stephen at the DMCH
> Open house, he said the pump itself it replaceable within the assembly.
> That means, if you use this new style on your car and need to replace the
> pump at some point down the road, you do NOT need to replace the entire
> assembly.
> One thing I would suggest for the guys who like to suck fuel (instead of
> injecting), would be some sort of external fuel pressure regulator that
> will use the standard pump and just send excess fuel back to the tank.
> Another option may be to try and source a lower pressure fuel pump that
> will fit in to the new assembly.
> Either way, I expect there to be a market flood of old fuel level senders
> hitting the market in the next year or so.. I know, I am in need of one too
> so hope to take advantage of it. :)
> --- On Tue, 11/29/11, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Amazing.  One of the reason's I
> > never bothered to cross reference the
> > fuel sender is because a DMCH unit is only $99.  There
> > is a unit that
> > will cross reference but its signal is opposite of what
> > ours should
> > be.  I believe the Zilla units had a logic box
> > installed to reverse
> > the signal.
> >
> > There is no way I would be willing to replace my fuel pump
> > just
> > because the fuel sender died, or vice versa.
> >

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