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I have, what is apparently an outdated brand of fuel filter, called CAV 296. It's a spin-on type with a glass sediment bowl, and no one seems to know what to replace it with. Anyone know anything about this brand? Most I could find out on the web is that it is also known as a Delphi, and was evidently originally made by Lucas.

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Call up Racor... they may make a drop-in replacement for it... If the original company went under, Racor might have started making replacements for it to pick up the additional business.
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It's in Australia, but try this ebay item:

eBay Australia: CAV 296 FUEL FILTER ASSEMBLY COMPLETE UNIT (item 140107247167, end time 20-Apr-07 18:46:14 AEST)
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Found that one already, looking for something a bit more local I just need the element that goes between the bowl and the mounting bracket. I'm finding English equivilents, but can't seem to find a cross reference back to any US makers, other than automobile applications.
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You might want to consider replacing with a new RACOR after all having access to replacement elements is a good thing.
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