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Better fuel filtration

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Anyone know what the stock Ford fuel filter is rated at? Also is there an easy way to add a spin on fuel filter to a 2000 7.3??

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I put one of ITPs kits on my truck and its much quiter and you also add a filter on the rail

ITP 7.3L Fuel Tank / Pre-Pump Kit

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My stock fuel lines had a break in them to add a filter i would guess. The break in the line was right under the rear drivers door. you could add one there with out having to do all the other tank stuff.

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i would think it would be very easy 2 put a in line fuel filter system in like tubular did

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Yeah I threw a cat filter inline with my truck, I just did not know if there were any quirks to the Ford system, I know you guys have higher pressure from your lift pump.


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i would think it would be very easy 2 put a in line fuel filter system in like tubular did
I wonder if adding an in-line filter would cause problems with the stock fuel pump or other fuel flow issues? Would it cause a premature fuel pump failure?

What is deficient about the stock fuel filter?
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I wonder if adding an in-line filter would cause problems with the stock fuel pump or other fuel flow issues? Would it cause a premature fuel pump failure?

What is deficient about the stock fuel filter?
Well many of us out there have added a filter before the pump either when doing the intank mods or just adding it, So far I have not read about anyone saying their pump died because of this. I added mine because after reading about the stock pickup and all the air in the system, it sounded like a good idea. Now that its installed, I am VERY happy with it! My truck is much quieter now! Plus I can change the one on the rail for about 10 or 11 bucks and the engine one costs 30 something. The one on the rail also has a water drain incase any water makes its way in the tank. so now I have 2 filters protecting my expensive injectors rather then 1.

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I wonder if adding an in-line filter would cause problems with the stock fuel pump or other fuel flow issues? Would it cause a premature fuel pump failure?

What is deficient about the stock fuel filter?
Nothing is necessarily wrong with the stock filter but sometimes I just want a little more protection you know? Especially with the cost of HEUI injectors. I rarely hear of PSDs losing lift pumps, they are pretty beast pumps for stock LPs.

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Stock only filters to 10 mic... My pre pump is 10 mic and post pump is 2 mic...

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Stock only filters to 10 mic... My pre pump is 10 mic and post pump is 2 mic...
Do you have the swamps set up?


Like this?

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Here is mine. I have a 12 micron pre pump and 2 micron post pump:


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