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Blue spring mod

I am getting ready to purchase the blue spring. Where is the best place to get it from? I have seen them on eBay with and with out the aluminum cover. Do I need a new cover?

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I bought mine at the local International store without the cover for about 30 somethin bucks. You can also get it for a good price with the plate from Tousley Ford. I get most of my small parts from Tousley and have found that they beat all the dealerships around me by far.

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Give http://sunrisefordparts.com/ parts a look too. They are on our Supporting Vendor list.

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Sunrise Ford - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum - They offer discounts and free shipping on many things.


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What kind of pressure are people seing with the blue spring. I have had mine in for years and installed a fuel sending unit for my insight.....72psi....double checked with analog and it reads 76psi. will be installing reg return this week to get down to 50. I noticed superdiesel posted he sees a health 65-68 at wot. That is about where I drop down to but 72 @ idle seem extremely high.

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What kind of pressure are people seing with the blue spring. I have had mine in for years and installed a fuel sending unit for my insight.....72psi....double checked with analog and it reads 76psi. will be installing reg return this week to get down to 50. I noticed superdiesel posted he sees a health 65-68 at wot. That is about where I drop down to but 72 @ idle seem extremely high.
72 seems high? I used a Gillete Diesel spring for 3 years without issue, that dude put out 97~100 psi at idle. In fact, it was so high, I thought I had a bad gauge! I only changed because I wanted to see what all of the hub ub was about over the blue spring. Nothing but the idle psi changed when I went to the blue spring, 58~62 PSI. Both springs dipped to about 50~55 at WFO.

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