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PostSubject: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:55 am

I saw on like Marks car, and someone elses car, they have a fuel guage attached to the back of the intake. What is this? It wasn't attached to the schrader, Ross sleeps all day, so he is hard to reach.
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:03 am

are you sure it wasn't attached to the schrader valve



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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:08 am

I looked like it was on the drivers side. Shrader is low and more towards
Middle. I'll call Ross later when he gets up
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:12 am

you could drill and tap the fuel rail if you want
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:29 am

mean ss wrote:
are you sure it wasn't attached to the schrader valve


That may have been exactly it. And im not drilling a hole in any fuel line, I'd screw that up
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:01 pm

Maybe this is it. Ron's old car.


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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:06 pm

Yes looks to be the same.
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:12 pm

I have some parts to do that, I'll take a look asap & let you know
It has to be the schrader

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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:18 pm

sdstick wrote:
I have some parts to do that, I'll take a look asap & let you know
It has to be the schrader

sweet. I tried to find one locally. Nothing.
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:29 pm

Laughing http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/94-96-CHEVY-IMPALA-LT1-SS-FUEL-PRESSURE-GAUGE-KIT-BLACK-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem3ca7d5ab4dQQitemZ260513835853QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:42 pm

Pretty sure thats what I have.
I remember the little fitting
Who knows what the fluid is in that gauge?

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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:45 pm

sdstick wrote:
Pretty sure thats what I have.
I remember the little fitting
Who knows what the fluid is in that gauge?

Probably vegtable oil or some canola oil.

Thanks for the link justinlamb82
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:43 pm

sdstick wrote:
Pretty sure thats what I have.
I remember the little fitting
Who knows what the fluid is in that gauge?


The fluid inside the gauge is usually glycerin or silicone fluid which helps cushion the internals of the gauge from vibrations or an impact Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Fuel pressure guage mod   Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:50 pm

justinlamb82 wrote:
sdstick wrote:
....Who knows what the fluid is in that gauge?


The fluid inside the gauge is usually glycerin or silicone fluid which helps cushion the internals of the gauge from vibrations or an impact Wink
Thank you.

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