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Old 11-16-2012, 08:23 PM
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I used an adapter on the rail but it's in my way for other stuff.
I need another place to tap into for this Auto Meter sensor...what other options are there on a 4th Gen?
Also wondering how fuel pressure is tested since there's no Schrader valve or other port on the engine?

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OK...I'm thinking it's likely the same 3/8" connector at the tank...gonna try to throw the adapter and sensor back there to get things outta the way underhood unless someone has a reason why it won't work.
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slightly o.t., but have you seen the dual pump fuel hats by Arrington?
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Yep....I'm working on my own fuel system though. My 150gph pump is on the way...gonna run -8 line from the tank all the way to the billet fuel rails when the blower goes on with an adjustable pressure regulator.
Plumbing in the pressure sensor will be a breeze then....right now it's a pain in my ass. lol
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Yeah, you really need to make some serious fuel system mods to flow a decent amount of fuel on these things. If you're running a -8 system are you planning on running a return line to the tank because unless you're pump is designed to maintain in-line pressure then you'll be doing some serious damage to the pump every time it starts up.
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I'm modifying a 150GPH AirDog Raptor pump designed for diesels. I know the owner well....we've decided it'll handle the job more than adequately. He's sending me several pumps...one I'm gonna put on a battery and charger and just let it sit under pressure for a week straight to make sure it'll survive what I wanna do.

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