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Danzo

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best gas tank sending unit
« on: October 10, 2018, 01:36:56 AM »
Who sells the best one for a 69 Z?
Thanks, Doc.

169INDY

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 02:19:35 AM »
I noticed the ACDELCO (Made in Mex) versions are no longer listed in RockAuto, I wonder if these had gotten good reviews.
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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2018, 05:24:40 AM »
Well not that I would recommend it, but I rebuilt mine.

If you have an original AC sending unit and really really want the original it can be done.
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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2018, 12:45:55 PM »
I put a stainless one in our Z.   At the time I used Bob's Impala (carries Camaro parts too)  because he advertised stainless steel sending units.  Albeit more expensive, he's also local to me in Mesa AZ.  I bought one for our nomad at that time as well.   However I don't see that he advertises the stainless sending units anymore. I don't know if that has become a supplier issue or not.  Might have to do a more extensive search if that interests you.  I liked the stainless idea in hopes of avoiding corrosion down the road.

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2018, 07:31:55 PM »
I will be needing one for a 67 - so if you find out any more on the stainless versions, let us know. 
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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2018, 08:39:15 PM »
Here ya go Bryon.  I was fishing around, not many places even mention stainless sending units anymore and then this ebay store popped up listing stainless sending units for various applications.  AM-Autoparts in Kansas??  Sure enough they have the correct unit for a 69 Z/28 with a single feed line.  I've never heard of this place before but, the price is less than what I paid 3 years ago from Bob's.

Might be worth a shot???

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-8-Gas-Fuel-Tank-Sending-Unit-Stainless-Steel-for-Chevy-Camaro-Nova-Ventura/131041309451?fits=Year%3A1969%7CModel%3ACamaro&hash=item1e82abb30b:g:q78AAOSwCPRaxIQR:rk:2:pf:0   

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2018, 09:02:18 PM »
Thanks!

It says that fits 68 and 69. Not sure if 67 is different, I did not think it was.

I asked the seller if he has one thatís for a 67 so we will see what he says. Price is great.
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 coupe - now 468 cubic inch BBC/M21
1967 RS/SS 396 coupe L35/M40 - 4 generation family project
Looking for 68 Camaro with body # NOR 181016

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2018, 10:08:12 PM »
You're welcome.

Looking at the picture, it's identical to the one I put in the Z.  Same color sock, same color float.  I wouldn't be surprised if it's the same supplier, whom ever that might be.

He advertises free shipping too.

Let me know how that works out.

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« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2018, 10:09:44 PM »
No idea of the differences but the 67 V8 was p/n 6428068.  Looks like the 68-69 and later were in the part number ranges 6428842/43/44 (6 cyl)/45/46 (dual line).  OER seems to make some of the units. 

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 02:30:09 AM »
68/69  with 3/8" has a 1/4" return line whereas the 67 did not if I am not mistaken. I have a NOS USA made 67 with 3/8". It has no return line.

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 02:51:19 AM »
Well a 69 Z/28 also did not use a return line. Could be the same part. Do you have a part number?
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-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2018, 03:07:33 AM »
PN# 6428068 same as above.

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« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2018, 03:48:30 AM »
Sorry didn't catch that was the one you have. The part number for a 69 Z/28 is 6428845. I am not sure if there is a difference.
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2018, 04:02:29 AM »
I still have the old Year one parts book from 25 years ago where I purchased it along with a NOS gas tank.
It shows a different PN# for the 69 z for some reason. The pics in book show no discernible difference.

All of these listed are US gm sending units that used to be denoted by the PN#N



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Re: best gas tank sending unit
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2018, 10:33:39 AM »
Seller in the eBay link in the first post did get back to me, and said wonít work with a 67. Not sure that is true. 
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 coupe - now 468 cubic inch BBC/M21
1967 RS/SS 396 coupe L35/M40 - 4 generation family project
Looking for 68 Camaro with body # NOR 181016