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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa Bay Area
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Re: How much water in the fuel filters is Ok?
I don't have a dedicated separator, just the aftermarket Fram, which is just a filter. Better put a Racor separator on my shopping list, then?
Mark--You would be wise to install a Racor FG500 filter:
One can observe water, if any, in the bottom of the bowl and drain it, if necessary, without difficulty. (If you are finding much water, however, it would be wise to have your fuel tank(s) "polished".) Another advantage of this filter is that the turbine/spindel seen through the bottom bowl "spins" the fuel such that heavier debris is thrown out and collects in the bowl as well where it can be flushed out through the bottom drain.
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