Fuel System Setup? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-13-2008, 05:46 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Rootstown, OH
Posts: 1,364
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Fuel System Setup?

OK, I had originally started with the idea of 400 rwhp...truck is in too bad a shape but still want some more power. South bend flywheel and clutch along with TW chip and stage ones from DIY are on the way. What do you suggest for a setup of fuel delivery? Some say run dual stock pumps. Im thinking a cheap inline but dont know where to look......
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 11-13-2008, 11:43 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 

Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 102
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'm in the process right now of ditching the mechanical pump and filter assembly and going electric. I'm liking the looks of the empty valley already. I've been following these two articles for a DIY project. Taking the best of both and combining them. Can't wait to see how this makes my truck run.

Electric fuel system conversion - Powerstroke Nation

Tims I/C Page example
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 11-14-2008, 09:58 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Rootstown, OH
Posts: 1,364
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
fuel pump

ok from what I understand the electric pump is more consistant but will it provide more fuel than the mechanical stock pump? I dont want to take the chance of upgrading injectors and ruining them because I starve them for fuel..... I am wanting to spend as little money as possible also obviously.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 11-14-2008, 10:51 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 

Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 102
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by kylev90 View Post
ok from what I understand the electric pump is more consistant but will it provide more fuel than the mechanical stock pump? I dont want to take the chance of upgrading injectors and ruining them because I starve them for fuel..... I am wanting to spend as little money as possible also obviously.
I have never heard of anyone ever trying to buy a bigger mechanical fuel pump for their PS. But I have heard of people having to convert to electrical in order to supply enough fuel. Some people do two electrical pumps. Check out this two pump setup. Wish it was mine.

050 pictures from friends & fun photos on webshots

Converting to electrical is not cheap. I figure I will have 500 into mine when I get done.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors