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Old 09-08-2010, 08:52 AM
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cheap DIY WVO/WMO for a IDI

Does anyone have plans for a cheap(removable would be great) 100% WVO/WMO kit that would work on a pre-powerstroke 6.9 or 7.3? my plan is to buy a cheap(most likely pretty rusty ect) IDI and run it on either WVO or WMO(dont know which yet) and when i get enough cash for a better condition IDI I will transplant the system to the new truck.
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Old 09-08-2010, 09:09 AM
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if you are looking for a cheap kit to transfer off the IDI to a newer truck, its probably best that you design it yourself. you going to end up changing out and adding several components anyway when you move to a newer truck. all the kits our there are vehicle and engine specific.

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Old 09-08-2010, 09:31 AM
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Well I'm going to stick with the IDI just going from a, let's say a 1985 too a 1993
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:36 AM
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greasecar and gfs have kits. maybe frybrid. for the most part you could move the kit over. would need minimal repalcment fittings an such i would think. im not too familiar with the old IDI's but know setup should be a snap. if your up to it, you could probably build your own kit under $600.
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Old 09-08-2010, 11:47 AM
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you could probably build your own kit under $600.
this is exactly what i want to do. I'v looked at all thoughs kits and there out of my reach, plus i like building things. I just need to find a set of plans so I can buy a truck, and start putting it together.
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:43 PM
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first find a truck, or plan on a truck that you want to buy, then build the plans according to the trucks fuel system. maybe someone on here knows a bit about the old 7.3 and 6.9 IDI fuel systems that can lend a hand.

i would imagine you would need to splice in to the fuel like at the IP, which may mean you might need an electric lift pump. then for the wvo side a wvo pump. i assume 7-15 psi is what were talking? nothing much... a hose in hose and tank, then electrical. just a brief idea of what i envision, again hopefully someone who actually knows the IDI will chime in.
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Old 09-08-2010, 01:50 PM
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Thank you, i'v looked all over and can't find any plans for idi's heck powerstroke plans are all over. But I like the fact that the idi's are all mechanical, and relatively cheap(both to buy and repair) compared to the powerstroke's. Plus i'v also read their more tolerant to WMO/WVO. That's why I picked the idi.
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good deal. get to know the fuel system, how it works. youll be able to inform amny of us! good luck!
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