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AirDog 150 is Installed!

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Well I would like to personally thank GOS Performance for providing me with a quality product. It took me a little over 3 hours to get it all installed to my specs that I wanted. I did some changes during my install to hopefully protect the pump and filter from damages this summer when I'm out cutting firewood. The when the box showed up from the "Brown Man" I was kind of shock to see how big the box was. I didn't relize that is came with all new fuel ine, fittings, electrical, etc. Right On! Instructions are really easy to understand. Once I got the pump all hooked up I was expecting this loud pump to buzz on the frame below. I turned the key and didn't hear nothing! UH OH! So I bumped the starter and listened. Wow! It really quiet running pump... Got it fire up (without priming!) and I was seeing 17-18 PSI Wow! This truck has never seen over 14-15 PSI in its life till now! Even stomped on the throttle I never got below 15 PSI. I know why too. I still got to put in the draw straw kit. I scarficed my old Vulcan Big Line Kit to make a pickup line temporary till I get back from my trip I got to make next week... I'm going to head out and grab my camera from the shop and post a few pics... Well here we are... Here is the old little carter Campaign pump (4090046) from Cummins... (Looking a bit sad and tried...) Then there is the installed AirDog 150... (Mount towards the transfer case to allow the skid plate to protect the filters for being hit.) With a solid 16.5 PSI shown on the gauge! I've seen up to 18 PSI now... Then the rest is in my write up on my BOMB listing now... http://mopar.mopar1973man.com/personal/2002/airdog-150/airdog-150.htm

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Between changing my tires back to stock Michellins (265/75 R16) and adding the AirDog 150 I've now bumped my MPG from 18-19 to...

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Not bad at all... It even got more power (seat -o- pant dyno)... I should of check with my ScanGauge II but I forgot to... (D'Oh!) :rolleyes

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Thanks for looking up the #'s for us man,glad you like that thing,works great don't it?I noticed pretty significant power increase,guessing ma's old system had a leak in it somewhere.

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Add-on information... For filters - fleetguard replacement #'s are FF5613 fuel FS19768 water Balwin Filters FF-100-3 Fuel WS-80 Water

Have you tried out the Baldwin filters yet Mike?

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Got my Air Dog 150 installed last Saturday and LOVE it. Now I get a steady 18 psi. Was kinda of restricted in locations to mount it on my short bed but I like to location as it is up and out of the way for off road work. One thing I did NOT like about the Air Dog 150 installation kit was the crappy blue fuel hose. It cracks after a short time from installation. I am not sure if this is just cosmetic or a more serious issue. Overall real satisfied so far.

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For what its worth, I called and spoke with a tech rep. from Baldwin yesterday and inquired about cross reference Baldwin filters for the Fleet Guard filters that go on the Air Dog and FASS. The lady I spoke with told me that they had several request for these filters but they do not manufacture any. She went on to ask me what they were being used for because they were curious as to why because they had received so many requests. I explained to her what and why they were used for and she told me she would contact their production side management to request then look into adding these filters to their production line. Fleet Guard makes great filters but they are just getting too pricey for what you get in my opinion.

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It is the same fuel hose sold in the original Vulcan big line kits. Eric has changed over to a marine grade hose that apparently holds up better. I have had this blue hose on my truck of almost 2 years and no leaks or breaks yet. Apparently it is the outer layer of the hose that is cracking but I still don't like it. :2cents:

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I have checked at my local auto parts store but they don't carry it. I called Eric at Vulcan and he tells me the hose he uses now comes on 250 ft. rolls. I was thinking about buying a roll but 250 ft. is just way too much. I thinking it might be available in 50 ft. rolls but apparently it is not. I'll look on the hose and post the manufacturer and grade. This is the first time I have used this hose so I have no idea how it will hold up.

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helloi have decided to go with a/d100 on my truck.do you still have pics of your install? i would like to keep my fuel heater as you did.i now have taped banjo bolt @vp44 for fuel psi gauge.can i keep this or does it have to change?how did you hook up psi gauge? thanks for all your help. tony

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well my big line kit arrived today. when i installed my airdog i skipped the factory fuel heater as instructed. but i have read that fuel temp may affect VP44's timing...so i figure what the heck

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Hmmmm.... Lets see... AD 150 -> 150 Gallons Per Hour -> 35 Gallons / 150 GPH = 0.23 x 60 = 14 Minutes AD 100 -> 100 Gallons Per Hour -> 35 Gallons / 100 GPH = 0.35 x 60 = 21 Mintues Now the problem this is most returned back at the AD's return line. Only if you got fuel pressure above 14 PSI is it passing through the fuel heater and back out at the overflow valve and back to the tank. Something to think about. Scary part is I'm running a 2 micron filter on my AD 150 so cold plugging point comes even earlier for me...:eek: But the nice part is since I kept the stock filter housing it picks up the heat in the head and aids in heating the fuel even well after the heater has shut off. :smart:

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uggghhhh...i hate when you open your package and its missing pieces!!! no metric adapters...tsskk tsskkk vulcan performance for not QC packaged kits :(--------eric did get me some pdq

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Congrats on the upgrade! I have a FASS, but hear rave reviews for the AirDog.....

Well I would like to personally thank GOS Performance for providing me with a quality product. It took me a little over 3 hours to get it all installed to my specs that I wanted. I did some changes during my install to hopefully protect the pump and filter from damages this summer when I'm out cutting firewood. The when the box showed up from the "Brown Man" I was kind of shock to see how big the box was. I didn't relize that is came with all new fuel ine, fittings, electrical, etc. Right On! Instructions are really easy to understand. Once I got the pump all hooked up I was expecting this loud pump to buzz on the frame below. I turned the key and didn't hear nothing! UH OH! So I bumped the starter and listened. Wow! It really quiet running pump... Got it fire up (without priming!) and I was seeing 17-18 PSI Wow! This truck has never seen over 14-15 PSI in its life till now! Even stomped on the throttle I never got below 15 PSI. I know why too. I still got to put in the draw straw kit. I scarficed my old Vulcan Big Line Kit to make a pickup line temporary till I get back from my trip I got to make next week... I'm going to head out and grab my camera from the shop and post a few pics... Well here we are... Here is the old little carter Campaign pump (4090046) from Cummins... (Looking a bit sad and tried...) Then there is the installed AirDog 150... (Mount towards the transfer case to allow the skid plate to protect the filters for being hit.) With a solid 16.5 PSI shown on the gauge! I've seen up to 18 PSI now... Then the rest is in my write up on my BOMB listing now... http://mopar.mopar1973man.com/personal/2002/airdog-150/airdog-150.htm

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For what its worth, I called and spoke with a tech rep. from Baldwin yesterday and inquired about cross reference Baldwin filters for the Fleet Guard filters that go on the Air Dog and FASS. The lady I spoke with told me that they had several request for these filters but they do not manufacture any. She went on to ask me what they were being used for because they were curious as to why because they had received so many requests. I explained to her what and why they were used for and she told me she would contact their production side management to request then look into adding these filters to their production line. Fleet Guard makes great filters but they are just getting too pricey for what you get in my opinion.

That's good news I should say if the Baldwin filters are going to be re-introduced but I very much doubt it coz in the first place, why did they stop manufacturing it? There might have been a reason, a demerit??

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