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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2015, 06:04:50 PM »
Looks like I'm back just in time to see the chief get his mitts dirty again... :dremel: looking good so far Eric
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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #26 on: July 19, 2015, 10:28:57 PM »
Lookin good, Eric!  :coffee:
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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2015, 09:02:31 PM »
Thanks guys for the positive comments... Unfortunately, I have to remake a few of the parts. I had thought the 8 bolts that mount the plate to the tank were symmetrical... They are not.     :Doh:  I have to make the top plate again.   :doh: which means a new mount for the hanger and a new mount for the electrical connect as they are bonded to the plate.

Will have some more pictures in a few days.
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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #28 on: July 21, 2015, 07:51:42 PM »
That sucks!  :bang:

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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #29 on: July 22, 2015, 12:27:18 AM »
That sucks!  :bang:

It does, but never fear... I remade the plate. And here it is in all it's glory:








Fingers crossed it works this time!

I will be replacing the plastic ziptie with a metal one this time...
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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #30 on: July 22, 2015, 06:45:09 AM »
Hose clamps (jubilee clips?) as a replacement for zip ties are a good idea, but I think I'd use this project as an excuse to make a wire tie tool, since I already have a spool of stainless steel aircraft safety wire:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Clamp-Tool/

is the general idea -- there are several different versions on the site, but basically a slotted tube barrel with a pointed piece of all-thread and two posts and a wingnut -- or better still, a nice knurled knob.

Well, then of course that would be a perfect excuse to start on a knurler.... etc.. :lol:

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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2015, 09:32:58 AM »
I think there's a long thread on here with lots of examples of wire tie tools but all I can find is this one.

http://madmodder.net/index.php/topic,7172.msg76913.html#msg76913

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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #32 on: July 22, 2015, 12:27:19 PM »
This is the link I posted last year on this subject:

http://www.clamptool.com/index.html
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Re: Truck fuel pump hanger
« Reply #33 on: July 25, 2015, 06:24:59 PM »
Well that looks right posh Eric  :thumbup:   :nrocks:


Have you tried it yet?

Shame it's going to be covered up   :(







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