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Old 06-28-2014, 07:19 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by rwidman View Post

My Racor filters are 2 micron and so is the one on the engine. I know that doesn't make a lot of sense but it was like that when I bought the boat and I didn't see a reason to change what seems to be working.
Same here. I change the Racor 500 filters when the need arrives (not enough flow to reach maximum speed), and change the on-engine filters during annual engine maintenance. Surely not efficient, but it works for me. Regardless, it's the cheapest part of boat maintenance.
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