So you’ve had your diesel truck for a while now.
You’ve done the Cold Air Intake, you’ve upgraded
the exhaust, you’ve installed a PPEI Autocal with its 5
position switch for 5 separate tunes; from mild to race. But
you can’t use the “Maxx Effort” race position yet
because your stock fuel pump just plain runs out of breath at that
level of power and torque.
The fact is you are leaving 10% of your truck’s possible
power output on the table if you haven’t yet installed a Lift
Pump. The modern lift pump does more than just pump more fuel
for your engine to burn; it also cleans the fuel of various
contaminants, including entrained air and vapor, particulates and
What is “entrained air” you ask? Well, as you
drive your truck around, the diesel fuel sloshes about in the fuel
tank, causing the air in the tank to mix with the fuel.
Typically, 10% of the volume of diesel in a truck’s
tank is actually air bubbles; or “entrained air”.
This air stays in the fuel as...