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Old 15-02-2007, 21:25   #31
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Sorry, I meant Gulf Coast Filters. My keyboarding skills need improvement.
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Old 15-02-2007, 21:41   #32
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It would seem that the hardest part of DIY fuel polishing, is to find an electric fuel pump rated for diesel use, and selling for under $100.
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Old 15-02-2007, 22:48   #33
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Yes that would be about right. There are some good pumps available, but very expensive.
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Old 19-02-2007, 12:59   #34
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I just got in from 3 days out. OK sailing. Had a light 12kts. She doesn't pick up stride till I get 15. Great fishing though. I could see clearly all the way across to your side for a change. Cold though. Going to be warm for the next few days by the look of it, but the wind ain't looking like much.
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Old 19-02-2007, 20:58   #35
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We were going to go out and I was talking Dawn into perhaps going around the corner to find you, but I figured there would be little to no wind and I can't afford that much diesel to go that far at the mo.
It's about time summer arrived.
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I reckon. There was not even a breeze in the Sounds yesterday. We motored out to Komaru and then got a steady 15 to 20knot Southerly breeze all the way home. Less than 2 1/2 hours accross due to the big tides. Today looks like it would be pretty good down there.

Next decent trip will be Easter but I am sure we can squeeze some weekends away in the Sounds before then
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Old 19-02-2007, 23:47   #37
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Where ya headin for Easter??? It's earlier than usual this year and not that far away now.
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Probably just QC again. Will definitely do Pelorus this coming summer.
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It would seem that the hardest part of DIY fuel polishing, is to find an electric fuel pump rated for diesel use, and selling for under $100.
Those Walbro pumps are near impossible to find in OZ, any ideas on another that can lift up to 1700mm to the day tank.

Only found them at the doof doof racy car shop's and not the model that I am chasing, and no help getting something that is not of the shelf.

Bunch of Tosser's that they were.

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Those Walbro pumps are near impossible to find in OZ,
Internet? Search "discount walbro pump"
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The 16th edition of "The Coastal Passage" has a great article on fuel polishing using the fuel pump from a Subaru.
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Internet? Search "discount walbro pump"
Yeah mate, done all that and this is what you get for OZ

discount walbro pump - Google Search

No real joy at all, plenty of speed freak/ rice burner forum's.

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Re: diesel additives

A very old thread I know, but it's 2014 so maybe some new science has occurred.

Has anyone used the product called 'fuel right'? Does it do what it claims?

Particularly, will it clean the inside of a rusty tank and keep it from corroding more?
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A very old thread I know, but it's 2014 so maybe some new science has occurred.

Has anyone used the product called 'fuel right'? Does it do what it claims?

Particularly, will it clean the inside of a rusty tank and keep it from corroding more?
Check Practical Sailor. This one actually made steel corrosion worse. They did find some good ones.
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