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8/21/11 1:24pm - Original Message: 'Fuel Gauge and Tank Volume Question'
Almond81Vette
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Stanley, NC - USA

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1981, dark blue w/carmel interior. 350 stock, auto tranny, Q-jet carb, ECM box

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   1981 vette, stock fuel tank assembly. Yesterday my gas gauge was showing just above the 1/4 mark and when I filled up she only took 12.8 gallons to fill. Per the manual this tank should hold 23 gallons. 13 gallons is slightly just below 1/2 tank so could my problem be in the float unit in the tank not floating correctly or an issue in the electronic sendng unit?
    This is not a big issue but bugs me a little and figure who best to answer than the C3VR guys here.


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8/21/11 2:44pm - Reply: 'Re: Fuel Gauge and Tank Volume Question'
rraider1
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Woodland, WA - USA

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1977 T-Top,350,Auto Black Ruby Pearl,Steeroids R&P conversion

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I beleive their should be about 3 gallons reserve at empty, would that make up the bdifference. Hopefully someone will no for sure

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