Saddle tanks to rear tank conversion

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  1. Cotas86

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    Removing my saddle tanks and installing rear tank. Was wondering about deletion of selector valve, electrically is it simple as just removing it ,capping off harness thats plugged into it and extending the wire that originally went to driver side tank to new sending unit?

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    Kind of unrelated but what selector valve are you eliminating? Im currently looking for one to replace mine....
     
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    6 port valve of an 86 c10 with 305
     
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    Ah damn....
     
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    Not much help, but I just bolted mine to the frame rail and reconnected the wiring. I bypassed it with the plumbing but the tank selector has to be set to the right tank. Not ideal but it works and I can move the tank selector switch to the opposite tank for theft protection.
     
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    I like pics!
    Is it a burbon' tank or a fab'd one?
    Lets see!
     
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    Half tempted to place a 30-gal above the axle, notched in to te bed.
    Thinking a "aircraft-style quick-fill" to easly fill from both sides and pro-long
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    Just got It delivered yesterday. Shortened my frame last weekend so got a few things to button up and then I'll plumb her in....

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    I have that exact tank. Boyd builds really nice stuff.
     

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