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My guage stopped at 1/4 mark and I ran out of fuel.
Lots of folks are saying to do the common "Hutch" mod to the tank/pick up, I am concerned that some say the inline filter that is supplied with the kit from Strictly Diesel is too fine and can cause pre-mature failure of the pump.
This is the kithttp://www.strictlydiesel.com/p-2662-driven-diesel-fuel-tank-pre-pump-kit.aspx:
Really just trying to see if anyone else has experianced any type of fuel system failure due to using commercially made B99.0 fuel.......
I have been using it in a VERY clean to start with fuel system for 6 months now and my 7.3 really likes it-it is Beef-Tallow based......
DO NOT use a filter like the one they sell in that 'kit'. In fact, my DIY 'hutch mod' cost less than a couple of Happy Meals including the WIX 33972 pre-pump filter. For $170 plus shipping, their 'kit' better include cocktails, lap dances, a 1hr massage AND a happy ending if they want my money.
Here's a link to a write-up, but again - I don't think the primary-type filter before the pump is a good idea (even Bob ended up adding another fuel pump to compensate for what I think is a poor design here...):
Fwiw, those things fail in trucks that have never seen anything but diesel - you can't really blame this failure on bio-d.
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(BTW, this will also help with a design flaw in the Greasecar system: In order to use 1 pump for diesel and grease, Greasecar moves the fuel pump from the low point under driver's side door to a high point on top of the engine under the hood, making the pump work harder than it should.)
2002 F-250 Super Cab, 295,000 miles, 95,000 on WVO; Greasecar conversion, 20 plate heat exchanger, AIH delete-water injection in its place, DIY stock fuel bowl delete, 6637 air filter w/ Pete's cover, Straight Piped, GPR LED mod, CAT ELC, 203* thermostat, Bosch auxiliary coolant pump, ext coolant filter, fumoto oil drain valve, Aeroforce Interceptor scan gauge, ISSPro trans temp, boost, EGT, elec fuel pressure gauges, Cyberdyne coolant, veg oil, ambient air temp gauges, 80W low beams/100W high beams. No major grease related problems.
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