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I'm painting the tank so i need to remove the gauge.

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If the gauge is in the right hand tank where the fuel bung is usually located, it's held in by the rubber ring on the bottom of the gauge. Rock the gauge forward and backwards while pulling up on it. Be careful as the wires are very short and the sending unit is directly below it. You'll have to remove the screws from the sending unit and work it out of the tank. Be very careful removing the sending unit and don't bend the arm.

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