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fuel press gauge install ?

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don't know if this is the right place to ask this , how hard is it to install a elec fuel press gauge ? looks like i have to put it in the bottom of the fuel filter canister ? also how hard is it to do a raptor or air dog with changing all the fittings and droping the tank ? im not that bad with mechanics , i did the a/c evap in the truck and the a/c compresor

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Neither is hard to do. I spent a day installing my AD working in the yard and had to pull the tank twice, my screw up. The gauge only took 2 or 3 hours as I remember, mine is mechanical and not electric. Should not be problem it is just turning wrenches.

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Just take things slow and double check everything. The worst is running out of time and cutting a project short. Usually messes everything up. Neither of these projects is all that difficult. Make sure you use a snubber or needle valve on the sending unit for the gauge. Otherwise, your sender wont last very long from the water hammer on the sender.

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I went to a local ACE's and bought a proper sized needle valve for my gauge. I also installed it right before the VP44. You could attach it at the OEM filter canister housing, but I bypassed mine due to restrictions in that part of the system. Installing the gauge and AD is easy. Just follow the supplied instructions and it should be straightforward. I believe as long as you do not go bigger than an AD100, you do not need to drop the tank. Unless you want to do a draw straw mod or revised fuel basket mod like I did for my AD165. Other than the instructions, the only other deviation is the aforementioned modification. http://articles.mopar1973man.com/general-cummins/36-fuel-system/34-fuel-pressure-gauge-and-water-hammer-effects

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thanks guys , hex im going to have to drop the tank cause i have a in tank pump now and i would prob do the draw straw 5 i just dont want to take a diesel bath:lmao:

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