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Old 03-16-2017, 01:55 AM   #41
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Air bubbles in the racor? You're sucking air into the filter body somewhere. That's why you're not pumping fuel to the secondary.
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Old 03-16-2017, 08:54 AM   #42
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Air bubbles in the racor? You're sucking air into the filter body somewhere. That's why you're not pumping fuel to the secondary.
Yes I plan on tracking it down this weekend . With five total tanks and lines running in all directions and a country boy type fuel polishing system thrown in it's going to take a while . Replumbing the entire fuel system has been on my list for a long while . I would like to replumb the system to a central location with nice manifold.
William has over 400 gallons of fuel capacity , more than I will ever need . The PO made a few trips over to the Bahamas and would fuel up before heading over .
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Old 03-17-2017, 06:07 PM   #43
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Ok it's running . This is what happened, at sometime a valve to one of the tanks with very little fuel in it was turned open . I also had my normal day tank open at the same time . Once the tank emptied that had very little fuel in it it started sucking air . I thought something was strange when I stuck my normal day tank and it had more fuel in it than the last time and I never added fuel . Both tanks were returning to my normal day tank .
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Good news!
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Good news!
Yes I have too many valves spaced to far apart . I think I opened one by mistake when I was transferring/ polishing some fuel . I definitely need a couple nice manifolds in a central location with everything labeled properly.
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Yep. I had the same issues when I bought Last Tango. The PO had hoses and valves everywhere. I removed most of it and made a simple manifold. No more problems.
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:16 PM   #47
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Good to hear you found the issue. I also have Perkins 6.354s, so was reading with much interest.
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Good thing you found your issue, now you can relax and enjoy
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