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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-03-2012, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Recommendation for fuel filter

After a couple possible instances of dirt plugging my float I thought it might be a good idea to get an inline filter. I still have the original air box so space is limited. Can anyone recommend a good, small, and see-though filter to use?

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a brigs & Straton lawn mower filter is about the best you can do
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You can get small clear filters for dirt bikes, and I have one on my Rebel and XT225, but they have a lot more room than the Vulcan. Also the fact that the Vulcan has 2 fuel lines further complicates things. You might be able to get longer fuel lines that would allow you to locate the filters (you would need 2) in a more suitable place.

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I had these on my Vulcan for a while. Tight fit, but they did fit. http://www.amazon.com/Visu-Filter-In...068296&sr=1-14

Many auto parts stores carry them.

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there is a fine mesh screen on the petcock in the tank. you might want to check it's condition. i tried the inlines for a while, but they were difficult to access to check or change so i'm running without them now.
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I posted these awhile back... Took me awhile to find....

http://www.russellperformance.com/mc...s-street.shtml


You want the 5/16 size. These have cleanable and replaceable filters. They are not small,
But not too hard to get to fit. And they won't melt like plastic ones...

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I had these on my Vulcan for a while. Tight fit, but they did fit. http://www.amazon.com/Visu-Filter-In...068296&sr=1-14

Many auto parts stores carry them.
Bike Bandit was advertising the visu-filters with different sizes/shapes and nipple angles for attaching the fuel lines:
http://www.bikebandit.com/visu-filte....mc_id=2782167

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