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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-05-2001, 12:15 PM
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Fuel filter placement question

If I relocated the fuel filter and it happened to be at an approx. 40-45 degree angle, would it keep the carb from getting gas? I also have the return line port rotated where it is above the supply line. Thanks everyone.

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Re: Fuel filter placement question

Fuel filter angle should not affect the ability for fuel to pass through the filter.

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Re: Fuel filter placement question

[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/tongue.gif[/img] On gasoline engines you should always be thinking of ways to prevent vapor lock in extreme under-hood heat conditions. Try to keep the fuel lines with a constant upgrade slope to the carb, and make the by-pass port HIGH so that any bubble will find IT and not go into the carb or sit in the line and expand from heat.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]

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Re: Fuel filter placement question

Thinking of avoiding high temp conditions, I moved the filter to the fender. It is at about a 40* angle with the return above the feed line. So, therefore this should not cause any problems. Thanks a million guys.

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