"But I doubt much of it, or I would have seen it in the filter bowl."
"There was evidence of it in the filter bowl."
"I'm not sure why your commenting about lead shot why would ballast be in my fuel tank
and there isn't any lead shot int anyway. I emptied the tank in December."
Keels in steel
boats often use the space above
the ballast as a diesel
tank. Lead ballast wasn't always compartmentalised by having a welded steel
plate between the two spaces.
Did you really
think I was referring to lead shot in
Is this whole thread a wind-up?
edit: Something else has been bothering me. You referred to your injector pump
being stuffed but, without checking back, I thought you had a VP 2003 - which has 3 separate cam-driven push-pumps not a rotary?
Those can be rebuilt quite easily if parts
can be located, used replacements
should still be around, injectors too.
Good luck with it anyway.