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Talking RACOR FILTER

I saw a thread about racor filter being undersized.

I'm running 6v92 with a racor 900FG filter. It has 2 electrical leads attached to it. I'm guessing that one is for the water sensor and the other for a heater. Am I correct?

The thread I read said that a 1000 racor allows for the engine to run better.

I'd like to replace the one I have, but am unsure what to replace it with.
Additional, can any one advise me as to the correct mircon size that I should be using in the racor and the spin on?

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Jeff- it is undersized. Go with a 1000FG. Run 10 or even 20 micron filters. You can use 2 micron, but they clog faster.

The standard filter on the engine (secondary) is a 10 micron.
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Thanks Shane;
I see where I can find one.
Was I right on the wiring?
Does the 1000FG have the same electrical setup?

Much appreciated!!!!
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The new ones are not like our old ones. They have a wiring harness instead of the pass-through studs on the bowl. Make sure that you order one with a water sensor (in the bottom of the bowl) and a heater disc (in the metal casting). I think that the FH, FG etc... suffix means that it has a heater, water sensor or some other attachment. It was easy to adapt the wiring- just use heat shrink butt connectors and loom to protect the wires.
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Hello Shane,Would this be the same filter sizes for a series sixty??
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Paul Lazar had a 1000 FG on his '97 coach. That had a series 60 and he had no problems with fuel flow that I am aware of. We got a heck of a price on a case of 2 micron filters ($100 for 12) so both of us used them for several years. There are some newer designs out there which also incorporate a see-through bowl, but the 1000 FG design is pretty well-tested and reliable.
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The 10 micron filter is "10M RAC-2020 TMOR" from my notes.
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Thanks All I have this on my list before we head out this fall.

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I have never been a fan of the Racor system, and if I was going to change a Racor out I would look at a Davco 382 fuel filter/seperator. We use them on our trucks and they are way slick. You see your fuel in the filter housing, as the filter gets dirty the fuel rises in the bowl and you know exactly when to change it, it is very fast and easy to change a filter plus great availability of replacement filters on the road are they are current technology in the industry and widely used.
Take a look;
http://davco.com/DFP-_fp382.htm

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Here's some info I have on 1000FG - was used with our 8V92.
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