Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 19:59:55 -0500
Reply-To: Michael Sullivan <sandwichhead@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Michael Sullivan <sandwichhead@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Anyone know why VW discontinued the square pre-filter?
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The Napa guy will tell u the same. Sounds like a good idea to me, but what
do I know! As long as it is changed regularly and does not stress the fuel
Michael in San Antonio
91GL AT 'Gringo'
On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 7:34 PM, John Meeks <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 7:52 PM, Michael Sullivan <email@example.com
> > wrote:
>> I don't think it is...I believe I saw it while searching for Bug parts.
>> Not sure though.
>> Michael in San Antonio
>> 91GL AT 'Gringo'
>> 73 Beetle
> I was just wondering why they stopped using them in later vans.
> Is there a reason why I can't keep running with my filter as adapter? Do
> they cause any problems? It seems to me that filtering the fuel before the
> pump is a good thing.
> John Meeks
>> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 6:40 PM, John Meeks <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I replaced my rusty crusty fuel tank today with a lightly used tank from
>>> son's crashed '85. It has the smaller outlet pipe and of course I hadn't
>>> planned ahead enough to have a 7 to 11 mm adapter on hand. I had to use
>>> of those square filters (mileage unknown) to adapt the tank outlet to the
>>> fuel pump.
>>> It runs just fine, but it got me wondering why the square pre-pump filter
>>> was discontinued.
>>> Anyone know?
>>> John Meeks
>>> '91 Multivan
>>> Northern Michigan
>>> Vanagon Rescue Squad
>>> Radio Call:KC8ZFN
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