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We have a 3 part primary fuel filter (between fuel tank and

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We have a 3 part primary fuel filter (between fuel tank and engine). We want to replace it with a spin-on filter. can it be replaced with a Raycor? Is the 500FG the right size?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Noel Schembri replied 1 year ago.

Yes it can be replaced by a racor, and the 500 fg is the right model. As for the cartridge a 5 micron should be able to meet the fuel flow. Before replacing the filter you need to pinch the hoses not to allow air in the system and fill the new filter with diesel. Still you may need to bleed out the air from the engine.

If you require further assistance let me know.

Noel

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