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Old 11-17-2016, 12:49 PM   #1
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Fuel Filter Followup

Attached picture is my primary fuel filter. Want to add a vacuum gauge to the system.... This filter has ONE inlet (#2 in the pic) and 2 outlets (#1 and #3) #3 goes to the engine, #1 has a plug in it. If I add the vacuum gauge to #1, which would be most convenient, would that work to show vacuum in the line. In other words is it an unrestricted passage from #1 to #3. If so, I would think that would be a good solution to mounting a vacuum gauge to my system. See attached picture
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:07 PM   #2
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Mount the guage at #1. Yes, inside the filter head the fuel passage is the same so in another application either #3 or #1 could be used depending upon equipment restrictions.
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Sounds good to me! Many Filter bases have multiple ports like this..
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