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Old 11-25-2012, 12:02 AM
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Diesel Powered Coolant Heater

Sourcing out either a Webasto OR Espar heater for my 2004 F250 6.0..... Webasto makes a "generic" kit for their product, but nothing vehicle specific... Has anyone on this site installed or knows how to tie into the fuel system properly??? I know that I have to tie into the Fuel system BEFORE the In-Frame pump, just don't know how to do so in a SAFE manner..... The initial lines coming from the tank to the pump are a plastic/ rubber material, can I just use a "T" type fitting (not sure what material will be Diesel safe) and tie into the feed line to the pump??

I'm afraid if I tie into the lines after the pump, either the excess fuel pressure will blow the connection apart, or the fuel pressure will damage the fuel pump/system in the Heater itself... Any ideas or tips guys???

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Not familiar with the unit. I went to their website but couldn't find a manual.
I would think they would provide a instalation kit like the Airdog Fuel system does with the necerrary hoses and fittings.

Sorry I wasn't more help.
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I saw someone had installed a wabaso on their truck, maybe try a google search.
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Might be best to mod the fuel tank and install a dedicated pick-up for the unit. It could then be installed short of the bottom of the tank, preventing it from running the tank dry.
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I've got an Espar unit but had the company who sold it to me do the installation. Great unit though!
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