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Old 08-21-2013, 12:16 PM
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Default Re: 40 mile trip EPIC FAIL.. Please Help

K, the fuel filter being reversed is not a big deal. Just means it will need to be replaced sooner as all the gunk will collect in one place like a coffee filter as opposed to cascading over a Christmas tree shape. At least 9 out of ten folks just learning small engines do just what you did and it really does not matter much except for having to replace the $2 part sooner and eventually some power loss.

I would not suggest using stainless studs as stainless is very brittle. Auto grade studs are cheaper and better suited for application. IMVHO. LOL, but with questions such as this, I ask Tom. (I just learned that fasteners can actually stretch. Blew me wee lil brain)
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