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Offline GlennLever

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Re: the Prisoner
« Reply #60 on: April 15, 2017, 08:49:32 AM »
Did you talk to Tim Mangus about pumps?
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Re: the Prisoner
« Reply #61 on: May 07, 2017, 05:44:27 AM »
Hey and howdy:
Well was driving home after picking this up and thinking " this has got to be the most expensive box out of anything , with relative to size and cost  :o "
But yummy Crower, thank the heavans for this item, for the Prisoner.

No Glenn I did not talk to Tim.
Going to look at laying out drive to see plausibility of driving Fuel and Oil pump off same belt.  Gotta talk to a belt manufacturer about load and belt path with respect to tensioner. Gotta plan will see how it goes.
I did get to some layout work for front plate and oil tank mount. Not easy on a FED. Trying to work hard at figuring lines. Don't want a box of extra expensive fittings that will sit in a box.

Anyway hope all y'all car plans work out and a great spring for everyone.
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Re: the Prisoner
« Reply #62 on: May 07, 2017, 06:15:08 AM »
Luke, Peterson makes an adapter that lets you run your fuel pump off of the back of the R4 pump. I use that on my car. If you do it that way, the engine will stop running if you ever lose the oil pump drive belt. I can send you pictures if you want.

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Re: the Prisoner
« Reply #63 on: May 08, 2017, 07:52:12 AM »
I run a fuel pump off the auxiliary drive end of our Dailey oil pump.
Works great.

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Re: the Prisoner
« Reply #64 on: May 16, 2017, 09:00:22 PM »
Hello Chuck and Cat
Yes that set up is trick and was on my mind. Thank you much for the tips.
Those Dailey pumps look to be trick pcs and love his oil air separation segment offered.
I am hoping  ::) to be able to rig a set up off of front pulley, this also gets fuel pump in a great plumbing spot and low. Plans but still have to finish measuring this out more before cutting chips .  Reason being is 2 fold. One running fuel  pump off back is space prohibitive ( remember ford) two thinking to thermally isolate the two pumps.  Just thinking as that's what I have more time for  now then  Fabing  Am sure there are surprises have not foreseen yet. Still could run pump on left side but that has its own different set of things to resolve. Trying to keep it simple can be hard hard. This could be a futile waste of time but gotta try.
My money tree will stop bearing fruit here in a couple months so will be relying on selling left over stuff collected over the years to fund the last items needed.
Or if the lottery numbers come in, in that case will be talking to Roesetty about getting a FC toghether oh yea and getting wife into a nice little house  :o
So hey we got that going for us
Thanks much guys
BCNU
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