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IDI running veggie?

is it possible for a idi to run on veg?


reason is i heard about the ip shearin veggie or its not veggie friendly.

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The old IDI is kinda like the 12 valve totally mechanical. It will run on just about anything.

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thats good to know. but the fuel system is way different and i would think it needs some overhaulin or adapting.

the other question would be does the lift pump need to be deleted and swap over to 2 electric fuel pumps for diesel and veg? you cant stop the lift pump if the engine is running.

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i suppose it depends on how stout the LP is. if its not strong then i would assume it would be deleted.

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As long as the vegi supply is filtered and heated run it through the idi. No problems

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well if the stock LP was used, thats a long pruge time and fuel filter purge. so it would be best to get around that then, cause that LP goes straight to the fuel filter.

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i know nothing about IDI's, but my first thoughts are either delete the LP and add a acouple CV's behind the IP, or keep the LP, add CV's, and a 3 way switch behidn the IP D2 side.

but for reliability, i would assume it best to delete the LP, if thats done feasibly.

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