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post #1 of 5 Old 04-23-2012, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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Talking Need your advices

I will receive my truck in Belgium Wednesday morning , after 2 months across the Ocean and the fuel tank empty (maybe one gallon in it).
What is your advices before drive to home (450 miles) ?

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post #2 of 5 Old 04-23-2012, 09:32 AM
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Drain the water seperator, check over all the fluids make sure they look good. I would let it run for awhile after filling it up.

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I'd go ahead and change the fuel filters before you hit the road and drain them a few times on the way. That's being overly cautious but safe IMO.

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Having shipped a vehicle across the ocean, I would check EVERYTHING for rust! That much time can be hell on metal.

Once you get home, run your truck out of fuel and drop the tank and do a visual inspection there too, to ensure you don't have an issue with rust in the tank.

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Thanks guys.
I can not change the fuel filters on the port before take the road, I will drain often along the way to be sure...

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