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post #1 of 6 Old 03-25-2012, 05:14 AM Thread Starter
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To filter or not to filter, that is the question...

So I have a 1982 Honda Sabre with the Vf750 and I can't find a mention either in the Clymer manual or any online parts lists for a fuel filter. I know the tank is getting old and whether its rust or other stuff, I feel like I'd like to filter the fuel. Problem is its a gravity feed system and I don't want to restrict the flow too much. Anybody put an inline fuel filter on a gravity feed system like this? Any suggestions?


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isn't filter/fuel screen is a part of petcock on those?

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No filter on those. Just rebuild your petcock valve and you should be good. However, if you do want a filter put it inline AFTER it goes into the petcock and before it goes into the Carbs.

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I've had an inline filter on a couple of bikes. The filter was where Dave said it should be, and it worked well for me.

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-25-2012, 11:56 AM
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I have a few older bikes, and just as stated above, I use a small engine fuel filter that can be opened up and have the filter medium changed out. They're usually about $4, and since they're translucent, you can see how red/brown the filter gets and change it as need be.

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