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|10-02-2008 09:46 PM|
To be honest with you I don't think it is really pressurised at all. I can't recall ever even hearing a hiss or the fuel spraying in any way if I had to remove a line from the system and broke a seal. All it is, is a loop. You'll get more spill and smells without it.
|10-02-2008 08:28 PM|
Originally Posted by JohnRPollard View Post
Diesel would be problem though.. particularly on nice new cushions!
|10-02-2008 08:24 PM|
Originally Posted by Freesail99 View Post
Any sort of leak is not only the mess it would be at home - in the confined space of a yacht it could empty your fuel tank (leaving you stranded someplace) and be a lethal fire risk if mixed with the wrong sort of automatic electric bilge pump..
|10-02-2008 08:04 PM|
Originally Posted by SteveCox View Post
Installing it this way will mean you don't have to bleed this system. This is the preferred way to install an oil heater in a home.
|10-02-2008 07:24 PM|
|Stillraining||I might have as many stoves in my garage as Mainsail has anchors in his by the time Im through with this...|
|10-02-2008 04:22 PM|
Originally Posted by Hartley18 View Post
|10-02-2008 04:18 PM|
We don't have a day tank in our application. We have a low pressure pump plumbed in to the main fuel supply line after the Racor filter. It's convenient. I don't worry about how to manually transfer fuel from one container to another. I still spill milk at the dinner table when filling my glass so a day tank for diesel wouldn't work for me.
SteveCox's suggestion sounds interesting too, depending on how often you run your motor.
|10-02-2008 02:05 PM|
|SteveCox||I have seen some diesel day tanks plumbed to the return from the engine to the tank. The return line goes from the engine to the tank and when it is full there is a return line to the main fuel tank that way the day tank is filled every time you run the engine. It seemed pretty convenient to me.|
|10-02-2008 01:58 PM|
Originally Posted by Stillraining View Post
That was another consideration for going with propane -- the only electricity necessary was what little is used (if any?) to keep the remote solenoid open. And even that can be by-passed in a pinch. Running the internal fan is optional -- helpful but not necessary.
|10-02-2008 01:27 PM|
|Stillraining||So if you dont have a day tank does that mean a Diesel heater has to have an electrical pump running all the time to feed it? IF so this is another wrench in the cog-works...Ray mentioned a pump but I thought that was for daily transfer to an internal tank or something...The pictures of the Dickerson's appeared to have a small tank mounted on the front?..I guess I really need to sit down with him and have it all explained.|
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