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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:17 PM   #1
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Dropping the fuel tank.....

We are dropping the fuel tank to put in a new fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator. Any other projects we should undertake as long as the tank is dropped?

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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:22 PM   #2
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Get new hose to replace the old stuff. MAybe a few hose clamps in case one breaks. Of course, a new fuel filter too.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:23 PM   #3
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This would be a great time to install an after market bumper if you do not have one. Or install some brackets on the inside of the rear cross member to strength it.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:35 PM   #4
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Yep, got the fuel filter too. What about the float? Is that an easy replacement?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:46 PM   #5
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x2 on hoses.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 05:53 PM   #7
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Get a new fuel sending unit seal. They are cheap and its a good time to change it.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 06:17 PM   #8
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+ for the 20gal mod
+ for all new hoses

Frame to Shackle Bushings...unless you cut the bolt, it's difficult or impossible to get that bolt out past the gas tank.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 06:28 PM   #9
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If you see a square plastic container (in the tank) that the fuel pump sits into you may want to rip it out. I say this because they will warp and bow in causing your float to hang up and only read 1/4 or 1/2 tank.

I did that 7 or 8 years ago with no issues and it fixed my stuck gas gauge.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 07:03 PM   #10
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Get a new fuel sending unit seal. They are cheap and its a good time to change it.
I will second this suggestion. This seal is a major leaker if it is factory, I think they had a recall on this part. Mine was crumbling apart.
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Access door worked for me.
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Replace rollover valve grommets. They get old and brittle and can leak.
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access door worked for me.
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Unread 06-26-2013, 08:59 AM   #14
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Access door worked for me.
I also made an access plate, may never need to drop tank again!
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Unread 06-26-2013, 11:50 AM   #15
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Check and replace the wiring harness plug. They tend to corrode and make your Jeep stop / sputter.
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