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    ive been meaning to change my deisel filter for months now its just sitting in the boot, is there a how2 doe the dti on this? if not could somebpdy goes through the process

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    Undo top nut (forget what size) remove filter replace filter and seal around top of lid then fill with diesel right to the top (i always mix in some diesel additive/cleaner) then redo nut (there is a torque setting for this but cant remember) hey presto your done.
    It may take a little while to start but eventually it will

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    EXACTLY

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    done this yesterday, you may get a air lock in it but if you do get a few mates to push you to bump it or tow it with another car , it will run the air out then. there is a thread on here if you look mate, just go to search and type in diesel filter and the info you need is there. the top nut is 30NM, about hand tightness.

    good luck .

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    Right i'm away to buy some diesel and try this, wish me luck

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    You could always just fill it up with Redex or millers mate done mine no harm

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    You can also fill the filter with Bulgarian red wine and it'll work fine.


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    Crap! My new filter looks different to the old one. The old one has a metal top/bottom and the new one is rubber. Also the pleates on the new one are in a zig zag fashion. (the new one cam from VX)

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    Think they changed them mate cant remember what mine looked like but i would double check part number

    Think this is part number 93190458
    Last edited by bigmac; 15th June 2010 at 17:35.

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    It's all good, I looked at the old filter and its a Mann filter. Couldn't believe how clogged up the old filter was (there were big lumps in the bottom of the canister ) the old filter was also jet black

    Seems to have even more power than before

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