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Old 09-25-2008, 09:42 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by purman View Post
Man, hope you have a truck to put it in and a hoist to put it in the back with..... Or maybe your are related to superman, and don't have to worry about such things... My wife would kill me if I bought one that heavy... Or I should say I would be lugging it around by my self....

But she makes good eye candy sitting in the chair with the kids as I set up camp....
Actually, I think it'll spend most of its time in the back of the truck while camping.

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Old 09-25-2008, 10:19 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by richinny View Post
bob, you might want to put a cap on the line from the valve (something like a short hose with a plug) just in case that ball valve starts to weep.
Hi, richinny. I did put a plug on the end of the clear hose, but since the ball valve was made in Italy, not China, I feel pretty safe.

Originally Posted by overlander63 View Post
Bob, can't you just use the screw-on fitting and hose from the schrader valve on the fuel rail, and the fitting and hose from your fuel injection test kit? Just unscrew the cap, screw the fitting on, snap together the hose, and run the engine until the gas can (or fuel tank) is full.
Hi, overlander63. I will post some pictures of my set up; It does connect directly to the fuel rail, but I will leave it attached because I already got burned a little bit because the valve is located deep into the intake manifold area. And that is another reason for the valve. Not to mention that I can't hold the hose, watch the filler, and run to the other side of my Lincoln to turn the engine off.

In the first picture, top left, is my "Gas-Can-Less" kit. In the second picture, top right, is the connection to the fuel rail; Deep inside the intake manifold area. In the third picture, bottom left, is the storage area for the hoses and valve. In the fourth picture, bottom right, is the hose and valve hanging down as it would be when in use to refill my generator.
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Old 09-26-2008, 08:02 AM   #17
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Please keep in mind that there is a substantial volume difference between 51db and 54 db. Our ear's perception is complicated in that respect.
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Old 09-26-2008, 09:01 AM   #18
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Please keep in mind that there is a substantial volume difference between 51db and 54 db. Our ear's perception is complicated in that respect.
Golderned logarithmic scales...


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