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I am just to place an order at Pensacola Fuel Injection (Pensacoladiesel) when I read some bad reviews. Any advice on where to buy a decent refurbished IP? Any one having experience with Pensacola?
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I am just to place an order at Pensacola Fuel Injection (Pensacoladiesel) when I read some bad reviews. Any advice on where to buy a decent refurbished IP? Any one having experience with Pensacola?
Please advice!
Quite a few members have used Badger Diesel for their 6.2L needs
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Or go to the international diesel dealer near you and they can rebuild it.
^^ This or since you are in another Country you may find an Authorized Stanadyne shop in your area that can rebuild it as well
 

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I often wonder if I did the right thing or not--but-------I have a 97 and a 94, and both needed IP's replaced. I did both with Pensacola Diesel thru ebay. $500 I got the pump and a gasket set, installed and I'm rolling still. One is 2 years ago, the other is 1 year ago...... It's the cheape$t option, I've heard some things, but so far I am problem free, except the two times I didn't think to plug my PMD directly into the IP. 2 times I've had bad PMD relocation harnesses..........

When I did suspect IP, I contacted them and they seemed more than willing to honor their warranty too. Have fun.
 
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Try Leroy Diesel, badger diesel, or the best IMO Quadstar Tuning
 

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Not many shops here in Norway that can repair old stuff anymore. Just parts replacers nowadays. I have contacted Badger. They can sell me a renovated 6.2 IP for $ 500 + core 125, 6.5 IP for 500 + 150 core or a new 6.5 IP for 850, no core. Ca 100$ to ship overseas and of course 25% Norwegian sales tax on parts and shipment. So it will cost me a bit, therefore it is essential to get parts that will work OK. The mechanical 6.5 turbo IP will flow more diesel than a 6.2 IP is able to. But that might not be necessary on the 6.2, even with a low pressure turbo (ca 8 psi) When it comes to the core I will probably just pay the fee cause it will cost me ca 100$ for the return shipment...
 

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Sounds like a decent deal. Used pumps alone go for $250 - 500. At least my Models do. 4126 & 4090YL.
 

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In the end I ordered a refurbished IP from Pensacoladiesel. Good communication and same day shipping! I have now installed the "new" IP o the truck. Also installed a set of refurbished injectors. But I have a few issues with the new IP. The motor idles OK, but when you take your foot off the accelerator it sometimes stall. Also when you put your foot down when driving it smokes coal black! The last issue probably comes from me telling Pensacola diesel that I'm planning to install a GM8 turbo (not done yet) and they said OK, we then will turn the fuel up for you. So I guess I will have to turn the fuel a bit down again I guess. Also I do not think I manage to set the static timing correctly as the truck really pumps out a lot of white smoke when starting cold! Might be caused by retarded timing? (the cold start timing advance seems to be working OK)
 

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In the end I ordered a refurbished IP from Pensacoladiesel. Good communication and same day shipping! I have now installed the "new" IP o the truck. Also installed a set of refurbished injectors. But I have a few issues with the new IP. The motor idles OK, but when you take your foot off the accelerator it sometimes stall. Also when you put your foot down when driving it smokes coal black! The last issue probably comes from me telling Pensacola diesel that I'm planning to install a GM8 turbo (not done yet) and they said OK, we then will turn the fuel up for you. So I guess I will have to turn the fuel a bit down again I guess. Also I do not think I manage to set the static timing correctly as the truck really pumps out a lot of white smoke when starting cold! Might be caused by retarded timing? (the cold start timing advance seems to be working OK)
I wish you GL on that. They are not worth messing with as a Company.
 
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I wish you GL on that. They are not worth messing with as a Company.
Yup. I got one from them that was really sooty and I think had some wacky timing going on which caused a piston to crack (partially Silvolite's fault too...). So good luck.
 
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Yup. I got one from them that was really sooty and I think had some wacky timing going on which caused a piston to crack (partially Silvolite's fault too...). So good luck.
I try to save all the factory pumps I can and have the Time & Good Money! To have em rebuild locally. Support small businesses who've been around for 20+ yrs and a good Rep.!
 
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I try to save all the factory pumps I can and have the Time & Good Money! To have em rebuild locally. Support small businesses who've been around for 20+ yrs and a good Rep.!
I would, but the local injection shop is stupid pricey... I think the next if/when that day comes will go to Oregon Injection. They did my Kubota pump and I was happy with it and they were fairly knowledgeable.
 
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I don't see how anything to do which whacky timing is the fault of the IP supplier? Both of my IP's 94 bucket truck and 97 Dump are still going perfect, got them from Pensacola Diesel thru ebay. Maybe I'm just lucky? Either way, the whole point of these two trucks is the $aving$ over the alternatives. Getting IP's for each truck for $500 each worked out great so far. I hope they continue to work!
The dump truck ends up sucking down lots of lime dust when I spready ag-lime on the fields. The clouds of lime are so thick you have to stop and back up sometimes so you can see what is going on. Windows up, wearing a mask. Truck just sucking it up like a champ. Air filter seems to catch it all (looks like it anyway). The bucket truck on the other hand leads a life of ease.
 

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I don't see how anything to do which whacky timing is the fault of the IP supplier? Both of my IP's 94 bucket truck and 97 Dump are still going perfect, got them from Pensacola Diesel thru ebay. Maybe I'm just lucky? Either way, the whole point of these two trucks is the $aving$ over the alternatives. Getting IP's for each truck for $500 each worked out great so far. I hope they continue to work!
The dump truck ends up sucking down lots of lime dust when I spready ag-lime on the fields. The clouds of lime are so thick you have to stop and back up sometimes so you can see what is going on. Windows up, wearing a mask. Truck just sucking it up like a champ. Air filter seems to catch it all (looks like it anyway). The bucket truck on the other hand leads a life of ease.
Glad you are happy with your IPs from Pensacola Kgw51gmc! And glad to hear your experience with real reliable Detroit diesels!
So far I got the stalling issue and the black smoke issue sorted on my refurbished IP. But still haven't been able to get the timing correct. But working on that. This is how it looks like on my Snap-On 480: https://youtu.be/gjvRhU_rvfA
Recently I was able to buy a 1988 6,2 J-code engine with documented less than 70k miles on it for under 300$. So I might try the IP from this engine. But since it has been sitting for a long time I will change the seals on the IP first.
 

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Glad you are happy with your IPs from Pensacola Kgw51gmc! And glad to hear your experience with real reliable Detroit diesels!
So far I got the stalling issue and the black smoke issue sorted on my refurbished IP. But still haven't been able to get the timing correct. But working on that. This is how it looks like on my Snap-On 480: https://youtu.be/gjvRhU_rvfA
Recently I was able to buy a 1988 6,2 J-code engine with documented less than 70k miles on it for under 300$. So I might try the IP from this engine. But since it has been sitting for a long time I will change the seals on the IP first.
I just noticed yours was the 6.2. Where are you located?
 

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I bought a rebuilt from Conestoga Diesel Injection in Lancaster Pa, $600 with core almost half decade ago. So far so good. Rebuilt IP's fall into 3 classes as far as IK. 1) Old pump sprayed down with brake cleaner and repackaged. 2) New seals. 3) New seals, new head and new rotor. Apparently new head and rotors are not very widely available anymore.
 

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Conestoga appears to now be (or merged with) Moose Diesel out of SC.

I have read their pumps are pretty solid, but I am. It sure if they do new head and rotor. juanfo can you comment on how yours came?

I am going to upgrade to their bull moose pump here in the next year or so and can bump this thread.
 
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