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Old 12-21-2007, 03:30 PM
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I just picked up a couple Great Planes fuel filters and had some questions about installation. Where is the best place to install the filter, in the middle of the fuel line, closer to the gas tank or closer to the carb???? Do I need to shorten or match the fuel lines or do I just cut the line and slap it in??

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Old 12-21-2007, 03:36 PM
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Pretty sure it doesnt matter where the filter is, just so its doin its job for the fuel goin to the carb. Just make em short enough so they don't get in your way and you should be set.

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Old 12-21-2007, 06:40 PM
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I run them in the middle, so they are easy to get at and clean!
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Old 12-21-2007, 09:00 PM
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im with rc_crazy21 on this. i place mine in the middle...
check out the pic...
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Old 12-23-2007, 07:55 PM
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do you have to use a fuel filter? thinking of adding one.
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Old 12-23-2007, 11:23 PM
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you don't have to.. but it will help the motor in the long run.... and it looks nice.. hehehe
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Old 12-24-2007, 12:17 AM
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So is it simple to add. Just snip the line and plug in the filter?
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Old 12-24-2007, 12:54 AM
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yea just that easy..... just make sure the filter is going the right way.... but its easy...
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Old 12-24-2007, 04:47 AM
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cool, just ordered one from ebay for like $6, shipping included. Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2008, 06:22 PM
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I just got my fuel filter. which direction do I put the filter in? I open it up and there is a metal filter and then a spring. does the spring side go toward the hispeed valve?
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Old 01-21-2008, 07:41 PM
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i dont remember a spring in a fuel filter but i put the canister end of the filter twards the tank and the screen twards the carb
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I mount mine on my center diff plate. Although I don't know which vehicle you have. You should use a long fuel line so that when your vehicle flips and the fuel pick up at the bottom of the tank can't draw fuel there is enough in the line to run for 30 second or so, that way you or a turn marshall can get to you vehicle before it stalls. (don't go crazy with fuel line)
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Hey Kuppler...........where did you get the braided fuel lines??? looks really good.........
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Hey Kuppler...........where did you get the braided fuel lines??? looks really good.........
I make them.. I made Ehroof a few sets for his RC's....
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yeah, check out my avalanche, i got them for my hurricane, tmaxx and volcano too, they look great:
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Hey Kuppler...........where did you get the braided fuel lines??? looks really good.........
I make them.. I made Ehroof a few sets for his RC's....
I'm going to order a set on Thursday for mine!
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sweet. i cant wait to get your order....
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How much do you charge for them?
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:51 AM
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Ill PM you so we can keep this thread on the topic.....
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:23 PM
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y didn't these companies just make them wit fuel filters and primers?? btw this looks cool http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXEYG3&P=7
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:59 PM
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Yeah, I'll personally stay awayfrom primer bulbs... I can see a leak waiting to happen there
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Old 01-22-2008, 11:02 PM
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another order i just got for fuel line with a fuel filter. its on a Redcat Tornado BB
check out the pics. just finished installing it.
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Ill PM you so we can keep this thread on the topic.....
The fuel filter question has been answered, feel free to take over. I am curious myself, how much do you get for your steel braided kit?? You should invest in some black zip ties. They look great man, nice job!
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