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    At the top of the sender I have 0966. Next to the fuel line is a pentastar. On the right side is 3747113. At the bottom is 04091. The extra vent line is above and a little left of the sender connection. Inside the vent line has a plastic tube that goes to the bottom of the tank next to the pickup screen. Other than the vent they are exactly the same design but with a little bit lower quality metal.

    Looks like China must be out of steel and they'll have to mine and smelt more before I can get my TIG. It's scheduled to be here mid July.
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    I already put the new unit in the car and forgot to take pictures.

    Here is the original unit. The sender is removed from its mounting point in these pics, but I did my best to fake it. The longer bent tube is the pickup and you can see the stain on it where the pre filter used to be. The shorter tube would have about 7 inches of plastic tube on it so the return would end at the bottom of the tank. The outside pic shows the up/down orientation of the unit in the tank.

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    The dot on the pickup line is the remains of one of the spotwelds that mounts the sender. I was considering using the new sender on the old assembly so I drilled it off.

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    Here is the one I made for the early 76 gas tanks with the hump.
    I punched out the 5/16" line and bent up some 3/8" stainless line.
    Mig welded on both sides for a leak free seal.
    I still have it.
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