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Racor fuel filter and water seperator

July 1 2007 at 8:34 PM
Paul  (no login)


Response to * Update on the 20' fiberglass Sea Skiff project (an "almost Commander")

I drained my tank today, added more fuel, sloshed it around, drained it again, and never saw the first sign of debris.

I'm optimistic, but not optimistic enough to use the original fuel filter system. I added a nice Racor, similar to what I'm running in my 1956 speedboat.

Here are a few photos. Yes, that's Aviation Form A Gasket on those threads.







You'll note I installed a dual tank switch too, and I did this for two reasons. First, I am concerned about debris clogging the tank outlet tube, so if this becomes a problem, I'll be able to switch to another tank. Secondly, we may be taking trips with ACBS like the Tennessee River Cruise, and those may require an additional tank. So while things were out and apart, in goes the dual switch just to have it ready.

Regards,

Paul


    
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