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SmokinShaker
10-04-2002, 10:46 PM
I'm sure this sounds dumb but, I'm finally getting around to hooking up my fuel pressure gauge and I'm not sure exactly where to hook it up. I have the steel braided hose with fittings but what do I hook up to on the engine?

Thanks,
Ryan

CMN_NOT_STROKN
10-05-2002, 12:48 AM
I haven't done this but I have heard that you want to tap between the fuel filter and the injection pump. I am not exactly sure where. If you do a search you should be able to find your answer. Also check out www.dodgeram.org and click on diesel engine. They have lots of info on there. Good luck.

10-05-2002, 01:03 AM
Smokinshaker, you can either put a banjo bolt on the incoming line from the tank to the fuel filter and take readings there or there is a Schreader valve on the injection pump that will give you post filter readings. Pretty easy, check out the search feature on the site, lots off good past posts on this.

SmokinShaker
10-05-2002, 08:39 AM
Thanks fellas

PaulG
10-05-2002, 10:53 AM
Since you have a '99, you can attach the hose to the top of the fuel filter housing. On the '98 and '99 models, there are two ports on top of the filter housing: one is for pre-filter pressure and one is for post-filter pressure. In '00 they changed the filter design, so the newer trucks don't have the test ports.

SmokinShaker
10-05-2002, 11:56 AM
<br>Since you have a '99, you can attach the hose to the top of the fuel filter housing. On the '98 and '99 models, there are two ports on top of the filter housing: one is for pre-filter pressure and one is for post-filter pressure. In '00 they changed the filter design, so the newer trucks don't have the test ports.<br><br><br>THANK YOU! I'm on my way out the door to do it now ;D

SmokinShaker
10-05-2002, 01:56 PM
Well it's on, no leaks. Thanks guys ;D