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Old 12-28-2015, 02:56 PM   #1
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Arrow 92 bluebird with 6.6.... can't seem to figure out fuel pump specs

I've been running veggie oil for almost 4 years now all in a 7.3 idi I used an adjustable pressure veggie oil specific pump to move the oil from the holding tank through the heat exchanger and two heated racor filters into the fuel lines. I just built out my new 92 6.6 bluebird now I'm curious what pressure I should have my pump set at to send fuel to the Bosch injection pump. Thanks in advance

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Old 08-04-2017, 05:41 PM   #2
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Year: 1997
Chassis: 274" P1428
Engine: Cat 3116
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Originally Posted by Knomadicknowledge View Post
92 6.6 bluebird Bosch injection pump. Thanks in advance
If you're talking about the Caterpillar 3116, it uses mechanical unit injectors and direct injection. I don't know if you will sweat the seals with over-pressure of the pre-pump, but why don't you just adjust with use of a vacuum/pressure gauge, shooting for around zero psi?

I suppose you will want to make sure it is going into the pump nice and hot. it being veg oil.
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