What type of Weld in sump/location

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    just curious as to what types of weld in sump's people are using or if they are making there own sumps with just a couple weld in fittings as many of them are only that..do you really need the baffle's in the sump?

    also looking for optimum location on the tank to weld it on weather it be further to the back ect. it's brand new tank from a '76 i'll be putting in.
     
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    mounted my E-pump in the tank, no baffles...stock sender.
     

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    Just make sure the bottom of the sump is level with the bottom of the tank. Also drill holes in the tank where you are mounting the sump instead of cutting a big whole, they will work as a baffle.
     
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    Oh ya. level it will be..i just seen a pic while googling it..guy used a hole-saw to make his..i'll be running a A1000 pump on the new set-up next winter pretty excited for next winter to start the build!
     
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    The point of a baffling system is to prevent the pump sucking air

    Im not sure if its a problem with carb setups due to the float bowl usually holding fuel
    since you plan to go with an A1000 , this would be a good idea from fuel heating up causing pump cativation
    http://www.jegs.com/i/Aeromotive/02...T-FthLhL1XzBPkKoW3xH-VNhN3ZOwXTjuEaAoyc8P8HAQ


    Ce? Engineerjng has a sump so does aeromotive
    lil holes do work better them 1 big one as mentioned

    a better system would be forget the sump
    and get a fuel surge tank and lift pump
    I have both, i never used for my buick project
     
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