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How To - Replacing Fuel Pickup Tube

Parts Needed, Tools Needed, Step-By-Step, Notes


Topic:                           The Ins And Outs of Pickup Tube Replacement


Expertise Required:      Beginner


Estimated Time:            1 hour (not including time to clean out tank)


Parts Neeed:               You will need the following parts:


Tools Needed:             You will need the following tools:


Step-By-Step:             Here's step-by-step instructions on how to get it done:

NOTE: If pickup tube has rotted off - and filled tank with all of the old piece, it's time to bite the bullet and just remove the tank. That is detailed here: How To - New Wetbike Owner

Disconnect Battery Before Doing Anything

50hp Bikes:  

50hp Bikes:


Notes:

There is some discussion and/or debate about the length of these pickup tubes. I prefer to make them long enough that they sit about 1/8 off of the bottom of the tank.

There is also some discussion about whether the screen that's inside the strainer should be in there. If you remove it, be prepared to replace fuel filters regularly and/or clean out the anti-siphon valve on a regular basis.

 

 

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