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What is the difference between a 2005 efi gas tank and a carburetor model

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I believe all 2005 Fat Boys were EFI and no production models w/carb. Generally, the difference between an EFI tank and carb tank is that the EFI has a fuel return port. If you look at the left side bottom you will see what appears to be two fuel lines. One is supply and the other is return from the fuel pump. I believe 1999 was last year of carbed Fat Boys. Left side tank has only one fuel supply port.

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