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Best Fuel Filter...?

This is a discussion on Best Fuel Filter...? within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; So before LSFest im going to be swapping my plugs and the fuel filter...already know what plugs im getting, but ...

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    Best Fuel Filter...?

    So before LSFest im going to be swapping my plugs and the fuel filter...already know what plugs im getting, but I was wondering if someone could point me in the right direction for a good fuel filter. Im assuming AC Delco or Purolator would be the way to go...?

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    Do I need to drain the tank before swapping the filter? Everything I have read mentions nothing about that...

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    I used an ACDelco, No you don't have to drain the tank. I will leak some fuel fuel, I usually wear some latex gloves so my hands don't smell like gas all day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpop98ws6 View Post
    I used an ACDelco, No you don't have to drain the tank. I will leak some fuel fuel, I usually wear some latex gloves so my hands don't smell like gas all day.
    im assuming thats because the pump isnt running? I was just curious...im going to relieve as much pressure as I can before I pull the filter, but I didnt want to get a 16gallon surprise when I pull filter

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    The filter will have some fuel in no matter what. So when you break the line loose some fuel will come out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpop98ws6 View Post
    The filter will have some fuel in no matter what. So when you break the line loose some fuel will come out.
    I can handle that, I just didnt want the tank spilling on me

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    Never had a whole tank empty out on me and i have change over a lot of fuel filters. Don't sweat it, it's a 10 min job.

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