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Author Topic: 1982 SX/4 Project  (Read 1930 times)

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Offline AndrewEsq

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Re: 1982 SX/4 Project
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2017, 04:45:49 PM »
I actually learned about the universal sending unit swap via my searching on the forum; thus, I can't credit for the idea or the research: 

http://forums1.amceaglesden.com/index.php?topic=35168.0

I did have to modify the sending unit electrical pickup due to the tank configuration of the SX/4 so that it sits at a 90 degree angle to the bracket.  Thankfully that modification only entailed one screw. 

The biggest challenge was actually getting the unit into the tank.  I ended up needing to partially disassemble the sender with half of it in the tank to get all the parts to clear the opening.  Then I bolted everything back together.  It's kinda like building a ship in a bottle :-)  I'll take and post pictures when I remove the sender for further calibration.   

The other important thing to remember is to make sure that the center post does not make contact with the body of the sender as it will complete the circuit thus resulting in an eternally full gauge reading. 

Offline vangremlin

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Re: 1982 SX/4 Project
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2017, 05:48:28 PM »
Thanks for posting that link, amazing what exists on this site if you go looking lol.
1981 Kammback 258 - "Pepe"
1980 Coupe 258 - "Ginger
1972 Gremlin X 304
1978 Gremlin 4 cyl 121 - sold
1964 TBird 390 - sold