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Old 04-07-2009, 18:56   #16
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If you are going to put on a vacuum gauge I suggest buying one with an indicator (drag needle?) which shows the highest vacuum experienced since the last reset. That way you will know if it has been higher than the moment you checked.

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Old 04-07-2009, 20:21   #17
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It has been my experience that once you start showing a vacuum on the fuel system, it doesn't fluctuate it only gets higher, until the filters block off completely.

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Re: Thoughts on the 'Filter Boss'

We run 100% biodiesel on our tug, Ernest Hemingway, and use the Racor twin turbine filter system with pressure gauge (75500FGX FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR) with a heavy duty electric fuel pump. This system serves multiple purposes from standard fuel filtering, fuel polishing, and engine priming to using fuel to ballast the tug in heavy winds among the various fuel tanks. We can also use the system to fuel our tender and syphon fuel from Jerry cans. No electronics to fail. Simply carry extra filters and a spare pump with quick connects. Simple and robust.
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Re: Thoughts on the 'Filter Boss'

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, skytour.

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