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Tubac 10-22-2014 08:36 PM

Question about fuel filter on Dauntless V6
 
Hi,
Just installed a new poly gas tank. It has fuel and return lines that end up at
the fuel pump. The pump has a fuel in, fuel out, and a return line. On my 1971 Commando I noticed that the parts catalog calls for a metal fuel filter with 3 ports.
In, out and return. Dumb question maybe, but where would the return of the fuel filter.go?
I ask because I am trying to chase down a fuel starvation problem and I have replaced the tank and lines, the carb, a rebuilt Rochester 2gc, and the fuel pump.
I have a clear generic see through filter on now, and when the car starts up it fills to about 1/2 full and after about 10 minutes it appears almost empty.
The jeep keeps running but it just looks abnormal to me. Is it?

Thanks,
John

EchoWars 07-03-2018 03:21 PM

Old post, but for anyone else that sees this, if your fuel pump has a vapor return (3 line), you don't need a filter that has one.

Have a clear Fram filter on my commando, and it also looks like it only fills about 1/2 way. Not a concern.


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