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Old 10-08-2015, 10:59 AM   #261
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That pump is the one I just sent back.

For the Onan, I ordered this one: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00..._prd_ttl_sol_6


I will try this one on the Yam first, we leave on the trip very soon so I need something. If I can get the Onan going, I will re mount it.

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Old 10-08-2015, 01:14 PM   #262
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I'm curious how that Airtex works out for you. If it works good, maybe I'll get that one for my backup one then.
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Old 10-09-2015, 06:13 PM   #263
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The Airtex works the Onan, plenty of flow. I am still having fueling issues, the carb will come of for a good cleaning next.

The AirTex fuels the Yamaha a bit too much even at 1/2 lb pressure.

I mess with it after our upcoming bus trip, for now it's the Yam on the ground and cabled to the bus.
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:39 PM   #264
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Installed a Planar diesel air heater today. 14k btu, like a little jet engine when it spools up and gets HOT!

Need to fab some fuel tank brackets for a permanent solution. 7L fuel=14 hrs on high thrust.
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Old 10-28-2015, 07:57 PM   #265
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Tank in and everything tested. Works well.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:39 PM   #266
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Old 01-28-2016, 06:24 PM   #267
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New carpet top interlocking mat throughout. Just finished, need to mold the edges.



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Old 01-28-2016, 06:27 PM   #268
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The Planar has been working very well. With outside temps of 30-40 it uses about 1 gal. per 24 hrs.
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Old 02-26-2016, 08:53 PM   #269
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So where are you at with the genset saga? My Onan runs great after I rebuilt the carb. Parts are almost impossible to find and if you do, expensive. I had to make some small round gaskets out of leather.

I had contemplated the same Yamaha as well.
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Old 02-26-2016, 09:31 PM   #270
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I did clean the carb and reinstalled with no start...Even with test fuel so I need to address the ignition. I have new plugs, points and cond. but the coil is suspect. I like the Yamaha a lot, very quiet and enough power for our needs. I would like to fabricate an exhaust extension though.
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Old 02-26-2016, 09:49 PM   #271
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I have a manual for a BFA 4.0 if thats what you have and if you need it. Points on those are a bugger, plus the little plunger thing can get worn out too.

I dont need much power either. Biggest we do is a college dorm type fridge. I have a Champion 4.0 that is a little quieter than the Onan. Starts first pull too, no fuss. I love the Onan, until its cold and I have to fiddle with it. I dont want a diesel.

My deal with the Yamaha was having enough fuel capacity without spending another chunk of money to make it work.
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Old 02-27-2016, 01:33 PM   #272
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Understood on the fuel volume thing. I'm adding a spare 15 gallon tank to feed my Honda EU3000.
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:10 PM   #273
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Finally built my spare tire holder. It looks low but it's higher than the front axle.

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Looks like my generator rack:



One our generator topic, another generator gem I own:

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Old 02-29-2016, 08:18 PM   #275
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One our generator topic, another generator gem I own:

I have the EM600, absolutely love it!
The automatic choke is a PITA though, i will probably convert it to a manual one in the spring.
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:31 PM   #276
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Finally built my spare tire holder. It looks low but it's higher than the front axle.

nice, right below the battery box, I would have never thought of that, it your spare on a rim?
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Old 03-25-2016, 06:12 PM   #278
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Spare is mounted.

Went with the Pinnella remote kit with a pulse pump. Now I can pump from my onboard 10 gallon gas tank with the genny 1 gal. for reserve.

Charge!!!! /\/\/\/\/\/\/\-
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The Pinnella kit worked flawlessly, running the gen twice a day for a 1/2hr. to heat water.
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Old 11-07-2016, 07:08 PM   #280
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Added an auto transfer switch to our elec. system. Used to just leave the fridge on batts./inv. even when plugged in, now it's on 120v automatically and back to batts. when off grid.
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