|This Fuel Level Sender has removable mounting plate which can rotate 180° to mount on either right hand or left hand position. For tanks 6”-15” deep.
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This sender appears to be designed to work as a top mount, not a side mount. The float arm can be bent to work with a side mount, however it doesnt work well this way. The mount leaked I dont actually see any way it wouldnt leak based on design. I dont recommend this sender for a side mount where the fuel would ever reach the mount point.
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Per manufacturer specifications: 240-33.5 ohms.
No, it is not Datcon branded.
Yes, 05-16710 would be mounted horizontal in the tank.