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post #1 of 17 Old 02-23-2011, 05:11 PM Thread Starter
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Fist fuel filter change

Well I've put about 6,000 miles on my truck sice I got it. I've been putting it off too long so I went and got a filter kit.

I have to say it went pretty well. Other then the $49 kit. Which I think is kinda pricy. But new injectors cost 4k so I'm not gonna complain.

How bad do these filters look?


And a short socket also helps a lot.



And how long do you guys run your filters? I've always herd 10,000

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My filters looked pretty similar after 9,900 miles. My secondary looked a bit cleaner than yours but it looks to be doing it's job. I paid $43 at the International dealer for mine as well. It's much better than the $100 Ford wants for the same filters.

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I got mine at advanced auto parts. What part number is it at international. Or are all of the vt365 filters the same.


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wow 49 BUCKS ! i just got raped at the stealership for 108 and change . i'm gonna be walking funny for a bit , lol .


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Diesel site filters

Fuel filter PFF-4616 (Racor) $35.75

Oil filter PFL-2016 (Racor) $13.95

I'm just getting ready to order 3 oil filters and a fuel filter.

$77.60 + $8.95 shipping


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wow 49 BUCKS ! i just got raped at the stealership for 108 and change . i'm gonna be walking funny for a bit , lol .
Walk it off walk it off.
Man that sucks. I'm glad I didn't go to the ford dealer I probably would be i'n the same boat


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Your filters look good. Not much different than my last ones. A little darker on the upper one though.



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Diesel site filters

Fuel filter PFF-4616 (Racor) $35.75

Oil filter PFL-2016 (Racor) $13.95

I'm just getting ready to order 3 oil filters and a fuel filter.

$77.60 + $8.95 shipping

Same price from dieselfiltersonline dot com. Never get them from the Ford dealer but always get the Motorcraft or Racor. The Racor's are cheaper and they make them for Motorcraft so when you buy the Motorcraft your paying a bunch extra for the Motorcraft box.

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you guys that buy your fuel filters at a dealer there is a free hat offer going on now

https://www.powerstrokediesel.com/ha...edemption.aspx

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you guys that buy your fuel filters at a dealer there is a free hat offer going on now

https://www.powerstrokediesel.com/ha...edemption.aspx

So you get a $12 hat for spending 3 times what the filters are worth? Where do I sign up.


Oh yeah, my truck doesn't use any of the oem filters anymore.

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