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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-16-2008, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
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breaking in a vp44?

Do you have to break in a vp44? I just installed my new pump and new injectors. I have not hooked up my drag comp and was wanting to know if I should wait or if it even matters.

1999 dodge 2500 CTD 5 speed 4x4, 3rd gen wheels with 35 BFG's, edge drag comp, autometer pyro and boost guages, 4in straight pipe, AFS Big Dog Fuel System with 1/2 line all the way. amsoil 4510 air filter, new VP44, DDP stage 3's, Southbend Con Fe All performance parts provided by farmboysdiesel.com
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I can't see why it would matter. I don't know for sure.
Sean, Bouncer or MoparMan might be able to give ya a straight answer.

The ones I've put in I just sent the person on there way. However sometimes you here about ones that are DOA.
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I would consider a good lubricant additive for the life of the pump. But that only a suggestion.
http://mopar.mopar1973man.com/2002%2..._cycle_oil.htm

As for any kind of tight machined parts I would run it a little while before putting up full load of the Drag Comp. You can hook up your Drag Comp but keep it down low for a few miles till everything seats in properly...

Just a wize choice...

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116K Miles On My VP44 - 4 Years of 2 Cycle Oil Diet! - Mixed at 128:1 Ratio - 25.3 MPG maxed out!
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