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post #1 of 22 Old 07-20-2007, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel Filters

How long do you guys let your fuel filters go before you replace them?


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Every 10K is a good point. I bought my 05 with 24,000 miles on it. I don't know if the fuel filters had ever been changed on it. I had the 30,000 mile service done on it recently, which includes fuel filter changes. Boy, it made a difference in acceleration ( I believe my MPG has increased a little, also). I plan to change my filters every other oil change, which I have done at 5K. This is the schedule I will follow, unless I start having problems - thinking bad fuel, etc.

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I change the fuel filters every 10,000 miles.
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Yeah Same here. I change mine every 10K.
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I must be different, I change mine every oil change at 5,000 miles. I use a fram filter. It comes with a new fuel bowl cap attached to the filter.


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I was doing mine every 10k, but I have a ITP Pre pump kit now and includes an remote Baldwin filter and separator, so I'll go a little longer now. It's a pretty cool kit

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Well that confirms it. I'll be going to get a new fuel filter in a few minutes. Thanks for the info!


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I do mine with every oil change too


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You guys must be finding these allot cheaper then me. Im using wix @ $74.00 and every 10K is to costly then add in the ext trans @ $4?.00 at the same time, but I guess you have to pay to play.
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Chris I can get them for 45.00 for the 6.0 PM me for info.

These are 7.3 filters we are speaking about
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