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Hope this is not too silly of a question. if you delete the fuel bowl you loose the fuel heater, is that good?? I thought it is good to have in the winter??
 

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Actually it will friend on where you live. I haven't had mine hooked up because it was shorted to ground, for over 3 years and haven't noticed any difference.

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Wait, where exactly is the heater???

On the frame rail by the HFCM or by the secondary filter?
 

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the heater is inside the fuel bowl, under the filter., i've asked that question and the response i got was as long as you have your block heater plugged in shouldn't be an issue.
 

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Thanks. I was thinking I should keep it also, why do others delete it?
 

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Wait, where exactly is the heater???

On the frame rail by the HFCM or by the secondary filter?
On a 7.3, which only has one servicable fuel filter, it is right in the fuel filter bowl...



Thanks. I was thinking I should keep it also, why do others delete it?
The fuel bowl? Less restriction but unless your running HUGE injectors I don't think it would matter if you keep it or not IMHO. Personally, so long as your fuel is the right fuel for your environment I wouldn't worry about it. I had a pair of filters hanging off the frame rail of my dodge and even below zero I never had a fuel gelling issue. If you are really worried WVO supply stores offer 12V filter blankets.
 

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I gelled one time @ 7PM on super bowl Sunday I think 2002. It was very cold that night and it was only a 30 min ride home from work with the snow falling. I got 10 mins in then it started to spudder so I pulled over and sat for a couple mins. ran good again for 5 mins then the same thing, pulled over again and it cleared up. went 2.5 mins and it died, and would not start. @ 11PM had it towed to ford, the next morning in there shop it started right up and was fine. that was the only time it happened. yes I missed the game!!!!
 

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I can't see whet your from doc, where do you live?

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I gelled one time @ 7PM on super bowl Sunday I think 2002. It was very cold that night and it was only a 30 min ride home from work with the snow falling. I got 10 mins in then it started to spudder so I pulled over and sat for a couple mins. ran good again for 5 mins then the same thing, pulled over again and it cleared up. went 2.5 mins and it died, and would not start. @ 11PM had it towed to ford, the next morning in there shop it started right up and was fine. that was the only time it happened. yes I missed the game!!!!
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