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Thinking about making my own fuel system

Like the title says im thinking about building my own fuel system. Just to the stock fpr for now then a r&r soon after. Iv been looking at the A1000 and fuel lab pumps but i was wondering if someone could school me on the subject. Any help would be great!

2003 F-250 6.0 FX4 lariat, sct with srl++,swamps ficm, Air dog II 165,ARP headstuds,4" straight pipe, airaid intake,4 gauge A piller with prosport gauges,boost,egts,tranny, fuel pressure, 4200 pioneer double din, 4 kicker L7's 12's behind the rear seat, kicker zx2500.1,Fuel hostage all black 22x11's with toyo mt's 37x13.5, 5% tint all the way around
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are you going to use steel lines or flex lines?

Are you using the oem pick up system? or taking the fuel from the bottom of the tank?
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I have no idea to be honest. I'm mechanically inclined and I fabricate for a living so i figured if i get some idea's i can build it.

2003 F-250 6.0 FX4 lariat, sct with srl++,swamps ficm, Air dog II 165,ARP headstuds,4" straight pipe, airaid intake,4 gauge A piller with prosport gauges,boost,egts,tranny, fuel pressure, 4200 pioneer double din, 4 kicker L7's 12's behind the rear seat, kicker zx2500.1,Fuel hostage all black 22x11's with toyo mt's 37x13.5, 5% tint all the way around
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steel lines will be cheaper but you will need a bender if you want to make all new lines. I would also get the fuel from the bottom of the tank with a little catch can.
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Sump the tank, AirdogII DF165, plumb it all the way from the tank to the heads and eliminate that POS OEM filter can/FPR. It's an expensive job though. I have at least $1k in my fuel system.
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Did you make your own r&r?

2003 F-250 6.0 FX4 lariat, sct with srl++,swamps ficm, Air dog II 165,ARP headstuds,4" straight pipe, airaid intake,4 gauge A piller with prosport gauges,boost,egts,tranny, fuel pressure, 4200 pioneer double din, 4 kicker L7's 12's behind the rear seat, kicker zx2500.1,Fuel hostage all black 22x11's with toyo mt's 37x13.5, 5% tint all the way around
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I would do what PGreenSVT said. Airdog 2, fed by a sump from the tank, like Hellmans sump or the TSD unit, then just run fuel line from the pump right up to the heads, put a Y into the lines to feed each head. Then I would do a x-over line at the rear, or more ideally, a regulated return at that point. I don't have that option due to my vegistroke using the rear ports, but the airdog 2 is regulated at the pump too.





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