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99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain Discussion of the 99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 1999-Up Super Duty trucks and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel filter?

Do I have a fuel filter on frame rail besides 1 on on engine?
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A 7.3 only has one fuel filter. I suggest you only buy Motorcraft or Racor. Anything else is a copy.
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A 7.3 only has one fuel filter. I suggest you only buy Motorcraft or Racor. Anything else is a copy.
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I use Wix filters all the way around on my truck.
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+ 1 on the Wix on all the filters
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I use Wix filters all the way around on my truck.
Last time I looked at a Wix or NAPA fuel filter for my 7.3, it did not have the exterior filter media that Racor PFF4596 or Motorcraft FD4596 did. The NAPA Gold 3518 may have it too.

No filter (oil or fuel) I've researched shows better performance specs than the OEM filters from Motorcraft and Racor.
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