Fuel valves and filters

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  1. msrfan

    msrfan Well-Known Member

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    Here are a few fuel valves and filters available from other industries. Whether you prefer the vintage look of a sediment bowl, screw in or inline, metal or plastic, with or without built in screen, straight or 90 degree, the lawnmower supply shop can offer all. I got these from the Rotary catalog, which most mower repair shops stock or can get in a couple of days. The threaded valves are 1/8" npt, and the slip ons are 1/4". [​IMG]
     
  2. 2door

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    Thanks for sharing this. Some nice options for us.
    You'll want to make sure the plastic valves/filters are compatible with the ethanol based gasolines that many states have gone to. Just a heads up if you live in one of them.
    Tom
     
  3. msrfan

    msrfan Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, 2door, I hadn't considered that aspect. I just got off the phone with Rotary and their technical dept. informed me that all their plastic fuel related items are safe with fuels up to an E15 rating, which is 15% ethanol.
     
  4. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    middle row, first one is the one i use. has a cool look to it and can't be bumped closed while you're riding.
     
  5. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    Botom filter second on the left is a good filter! (for weed wackers) ;)
     
  6. 2door

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    Here's an odd-ball I've had around for awhile. Its a toggle switch but also a valve. The type is what is referred to as an AWOG (Air, Water, Oil, Gas) valve but instead of rotating to operate it you simply flip the toggle switch to open or close it. Its rated at 0 to 125psi and has 1/8" female pipe threads. I'll mount it on a bike someday and use it for my fuel shut off, when I need a small project.
    Tom
     

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    That is a neat doodad Tom. I am envious.
     

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