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Old 01-18-2012, 03:53 PM   #16
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how about some pics, my crystal ball went AWOL.


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Old 01-18-2012, 05:27 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by tractorfarmer View Post
Let's see. The fuel line goes out of the top of the tank and then goes up, so even if I did something stupid and caused a break in the fuel line, since the fuel is being pulled into the furnace, it would cause too much air to get into the line and make the furnace not work. Right? I don't think the line getting cut would cause the oil to start flowing out onto the floor.
Ayuh,... That's right,...
It'd loose it's prime, 'n the oil would flow from the break, to the burner on 1 side, 'n back to the tank on the other...
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I was hoping nobody would ask for pics. I hate cameras. But wait...a chance to go back to my cave. Brb.
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Old 01-19-2012, 02:56 AM   #19
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Here's a pic. I just made the metal holder for the filter. I won't tell you how it was being held up. But still, if someone hits the filter or the line hard enough, it might crimp the line. I just saw tigerloop makes a unit with a filter built into it, and I wish I knew. The company that put the tank in said they prefered to put the filter as close to the tank as possible to keep the line clean. If I moved the filter to where the furnace is and just had the fuel line out the top of the tank to the ceiling, it would not be a problem.
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