Re: Its Changed! - New Fuel Filters
One Sky Dog
I have poured water through an old one but I did not mix gas with the watertoggle quoted message Show quoted text
to see if it would separate or clog the filter. I thought straight water
test would be ok.
I am sure I do not know everything Transport Canada knows.
I know I used them for 500 hours no water no clogging.
In a message dated 7/14/2011 1:52:22 P.M. Mountain Daylight Time,
Poor Jim! Paper filters and all. This is a pretty good point you make if
true. It is wise to follow the advise of the high hours guys.
Based on Larry B's recent advice I have been adding a few Viagra Pills to
each fill up to improve climb-out performance.
So. Shall we recommend or condemn paper element fuel filters based on this
On Jul 14, 2011, at 8:59 AM, Rene Robertson <q2robertson@...> wrote:
Hi Guys,heads up about paper element filters, they are illegal here in Canda for
They have been proven to hold any water in the fuel and then block the
fuel flow once water contaminated. I know this is unlikely in our Q-birds,
but never say never.
I've been using these clear sinthered element filters:
8 days for 3 weeks so once again progress stops.getting
them plugged up. For anyone still using glass filters, I would justmention
that even though the filter appears to be clean when viewed thru theglass,
you have to be very careful and check them on a regular basis becausethey
can and will plug up.landed
and was stuck with his Dragonfly in Modesto, CA. He had flown back frompoint
he was getting very nervous. We took his glass fuel filter apart (headerto
carb)and found it was totally plugged (I plugged one end with my fingerand
blew into the other, nothing came out, even though it looked totallyfine.
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