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Can Someone Recommend an Effective Water Seperator?

Discussion in 'Engines and Drivelines' started by rbsWELDER, Oct 5, 2021.

  1. rbsWELDER

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    Looks like I got another load of water with my non-ethanol fill-up. I drained the tank, but the outlet is off the bottom of the tank a bit. The popping is driving me nuts! Okay, so I was already nuts!!!
     
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    I ordered one off of amazon for my boat. It was less than fifty bucks. How good it is I couldn’t say. Pretty simple design... basically a gravity trap as water has a higher specific gravity than fuel, so it has to be drained periodically. It does have a screw on filter.
     
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    Where is the water coming from?

    Assuming its condensation, I wonder if a modern desiccant breather filter on your tank vent would help?
     
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    The one I bought is similar to the second and third... seem to work on the boat. I used to get water in the fuel bowl but no more.
     
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    Something like this on your tank vent might do the trick.
    Its a little ugly but a stainless or polished aluminum cover shouldn't be too hard to fabricate. Or even just a painted fiberglass or plastic cover.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I believe that the water came from the local Amoco Station, when I filled the tanks with non-ethanol!
     
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