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post #1 of 3 Old 12-17-2012, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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Stinkin Fuel Filters

ha....I'm not sure if this has ever been discussed before, but I have noticed this for every fuel filter I have installed - 5 of them now. Every single one of them (Racor style) have stunk. I feel like they smell like something the mice have gotten into-just plain old stinky. I had this most recent one out sitting on the toolbox for a week or so to let the o-rings relax from the packaging and every time I would get a tool out of the tool box I could smell it. It's not an issue to me, just thought it's kind of interesting. What do you think?


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haha i agree they smell like something died lol
i think its probably just the material the filter is made from

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I'd say its probably the material used as well.

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