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Old 17-06-2013, 12:06   #1
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Finished my Fuel Polisher

I finished my on-board fuel polisher last week and wanted to brag a bit. And also to thank everyone who posted opinions and advice about how to make one! Here it is:



And a diagram to make sense of it:



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I finished my on-board fuel polisher last week and wanted to brag a bit. And also to thank everyone who posted opinions and advice about how to make one! Here it is:



And a diagram to make sense of it:



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The thumbnails are not legible.
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If you click on a thumbnail, it'll take you to the full size image in the gallery.

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Must be an issue with the iPad app. Just opens the thumb. Will try on PC. thanks.
Does look nice.
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Must be an issue with the iPad app. Just opens the thumb. Will try on PC. thanks.
Does look nice.
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Re: Finished my Fuel Polisher

I like "To Jerrycan". I want to see if your pipe joints can survive the pressure differentials. I hope so.
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Re: Finished my Fuel Polisher

The pump only generates 6-8 psi. The redline on the Racor pressure gauges is 10 psi. When the engine runs, the needle barely lifts off the peg (the filter cartridges are new).

So, not much pressure involved. I used PTFE tape on the threads; that stuff is supposed to handle liquids to 10,000 psi. I think we're OK.

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