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    Default Fuel tank for a redtop conversion

    Hi all

    I have a K plate 1.2 luxe that's had a redtop fitted. Do I need to replace the existing fuel tank or will it run ok with an external uprated fuel pump ? I assume mine was an SPI car

    I've been advised I need a GTE or GSi fuel injected tank ?

    Thanks in advance

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    K plate will have been SPI which is a great tank for the conversion. You've been badly advised on replacing it with a GTE or GSi tank (let me guess, Facebook know-it-alls). It'll have an in-tank pump that sits in a swirl pot, the SPI pump should be replaced with an MPI pump (mk3 Astra etc in-tank) or an uprated Walbro one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iain View Post
    K plate will have been SPI which is a great tank for the conversion. You've been badly advised on replacing it with a GTE or GSi tank (let me guess, Facebook know-it-alls). It'll have an in-tank pump that sits in a swirl pot, the SPI pump should be replaced with an MPI pump (mk3 Astra etc in-tank) or an uprated Walbro one.
    Mega cheers it has an external pump added is it best to just use this ?
    Last edited by retroted; 17-02-21 at 12:19 PM.

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    Came to say they same as iain but hes already explained it pefectly

    If your running it about standard the mpi internal pump will be enough

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    Quote Originally Posted by retroted View Post
    Mega cheers it has an external pump added is it best to just use this ?
    You need to dig into that further. Shouldn't have or need 2. And an external one won't work properly without some mods to bypass the internal one.

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    Got a gte tank forsale if your intrested

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