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TDI fuel filter filtration size


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Does anyone know the typical particle filtration size of a TDI fuel filter?. Looking at going for something larger and easier to change after having problems on my project.

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Jad

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Or if no one knows the answer to that. Think td5 is meant to be about 10 microns... Anyone know if I will have problems running petrol through a diesel fuel filter?

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Petrol may react interestingly with the rubber seals, the gloop used to seal the filter-casing halves etc. used in a filter specified for Diesel.

I remember there were some issues with old designed-for-petrol rubber pipes when the switch was made from leaded to unleaded and various octane-boosting distillates were added to the petrol to compensate for the removed lead. A friend's Triumph ended up with a stinky bootfull of petrol very shortly after he started using "super unleaded" instead of 4* - the fix was to replace all the rubber pipework (which wasn't actually that old) for some rated for unleaded petrol.

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I know what your saying BUT follow me here....

the mahle TD5 filter is a KC80
http://www.teilehaber.de/kraftstofffilter-id66575115.html
on that list of cars is also an ALFA ROMEO 33 (905) 1.2 (905.A) which
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfa_Romeo_33
as the 1.2 only comes in petrol.... so the seals should be fine for petrol?
??

someone play devils advocate now.....

Thanks

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