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S-T-U-M-P-E-R... filter?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Upkeep' started by EdPDX, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. EdPDX

    EdPDX New Member

    I am replacing the filter under the driver door frame. The outlet was facing the tank- shouldn't it face the engine?
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    If your referring to the fuel filter, theres a arrow or the word FLOW on the filter and it should face the engine.
  3. EdPDX

    EdPDX New Member

    Yes, sorry the fuel filter. There is no word flow or arrow, only the word OUTLET stamped on one end.
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Outlet towards the engine!:great:
  5. EdPDX

    EdPDX New Member


    Thanks, I thought that was right. I read a thread on this forum saying outlet of filter toward rear?!?!

  6. 2COR517

    2COR517 New Member 1000 Posts

    What year is your truck?
  7. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Its a 98 K1500 'Burb.
  8. kcb37

    kcb37 New Member

    Inlet will be tank side and outlet engine side on any car you will ever work on.
  9. Coach24

    Coach24 New Member 1000 Posts

    Outlet, arrow, engine all get pointed towards the engine. Stick with a reputable company on this filter. The Chinese filters are cheaper but have less filtering capacity.
    Personally I like Wix for all my filters. Especially oil. When 41of43 NASCAR cars on the track choose Wix I am convinced it can handle the extremes.
  10. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Or maybe it's just good product placement and a number of other filters can do just as well? Food for thought...

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