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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

The return line comes from the top of the...

The return line comes from the top of the injection pump, tee's into the return from the injectors, then goes to the front part of the tank.
I have not done anything in the way of testing it, aside...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

When I let the fuel tank get low enough and park...

When I let the fuel tank get low enough and park at the wrong angel on uneven ground, the end of the return line becomes exposed. This can allow air in, and fuel out. When this happens it can drain...
02-03-2019, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Yes the 12v Cummins does have a mechanical lift...

Yes the 12v Cummins does have a mechanical lift pump on the side of the block.
there are 2 different types though. The earlier VE pump engines use a pump similar to a carbed gas engine, with an...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Diesel engines do require proper cranking speed...

Diesel engines do require proper cranking speed in order to start. These old IDI engines are very dependent upon the glow plugs operating correctly, particularly in cooler temps.
Hard start issues...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

$200 for a truck that can move under it's own...

$200 for a truck that can move under it's own power, and isn't a beat up pile is a steal....
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

I had completely forgotten about this statement. ...

I had completely forgotten about this statement.
Closing in on 2 years of driving this truck after the 6bt/nv4500 swap, and the mpg has consistently hovered in the 28-32 range. It really depends on...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

It has been a while since I updated this thread,...

It has been a while since I updated this thread, much less even had a chance to come on here.

The truck has been up and running for a year now, give or take a few days. No major issues aside from...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Nice work so far!

Nice work so far!
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Forgot to mention.... I run a 4" downpipe and...

Forgot to mention....
I run a 4" downpipe and front section of pipe that ended ahead of the rear axle back when I first got the truck running/driving. A couple months ago, I took it to a local...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Gary, David, I would have liked to be at the...

Gary, David, I would have liked to be at the meet, but that was the day I was either removing or installing the injection pump - can't remember for sure now. The boss was griping about the truck...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Ironically, the injection pump blew a seal just a...

Ironically, the injection pump blew a seal just a few days after my last post here in this thread.
I pulled it off and took it to a local diesel injection specialist for rebuilding. Cost a bit more...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Fixed it...... Gas will destroy the fuel...

Fixed it......


Gas will destroy the fuel system. :-X19
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

I have been driving this truck daily for the last...

I have been driving this truck daily for the last week or so.
Speedo quit, haven't looked into it yet.
Just estimating the miles driven, and going off the lower estimation, I seem to be getting...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

Yeah, the problem is caused by the fact that I...

Yeah, the problem is caused by the fact that I adapted the original trans speed sensor assembly to accept the ford speedometer cable. The trans came from a 3500 with 3.55 gears.
I need to contact...
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Posted By Rogue_Wulff

I too, am curious what the MPG will be. Until I...

I too, am curious what the MPG will be. Until I can get the speedo reading a bit closer, all I can do is estimate. Currently, the odometer is reading a bit slow, it recorded about 15 miles, on a...
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