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  • A Heavy Duty Quality Fuel Filter

    I saw this filter a month ago at the used tool store, but didn't buy it for $15. Yesterday my neighbor needed a fuel filter for his Army Jeep, and I told him this was the one to buy. The filter is two stacks of thin brass washers held together by long rivets going into the cast iron top. The very thin space between the hundreds of thin brass discs will block out dirt to a very small size. I wonder if it would also block water? I think it would since the fine brass screen in the nozzle on a gas container will block water. The steel plug is to plug the top inlet, then I need to drill and tap for a side inlet. It was nice of the factory to cast a centering divot for this purpose.

    Back in the 70's I remember reading about an oil filter used by Rolls Royce that filtered the oil the same way in the 30's. Filter Fuel Brass Disc.JPG

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    When I worked in an Aircraft Maintenance facility, the oil filters for the DC-6's were that way.
    Alaskan A's
    Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska
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