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Old 02-07-2010, 03:47 PM   #1
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Default RC8B fuel filter question

I just put together a RC8B which is my first nitro ever. I notice that this kit doesn't come with a fuel filter. Do I need one? If so where do I mount it on the chassis? Any pictures would be appreciated.
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:56 PM   #2
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No need for an external filter. There is one inside the tank.
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:57 PM   #3
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I drilled a hole on the tank where is has the tall splash gaurd and mounted on there. It is on the opposite side of the lid.

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alot of guys run a filter with the guts out for more fuel capacity
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:36 PM   #5
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i'd stay away from a fuel filter, it causes more problems then it solves.
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Old 02-08-2010, 04:34 AM   #6
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i'd stay away from a fuel filter, it causes more problems then it solves.
For real. Just one more thing to fall off. Has happened to me and it was held down and lines straped. Now I just re-place line every two weeks and keep fueling area clean.
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Im getting tired of my filters falling off too. No matter what they just dont stay where you put them. Right now two of my cars have them and 2 dont, once they fall off there out. I thought it was going to give me a little extra fuel when im on my lid , but really i cant tell a difference with out a filter.
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Used them for years and never caused any problems. Never fall off. I put a tie-strap on them though. I use Mugen and Kyosho fuel filters.
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If you want more capacity in the RC8 tank just cut up the tank insert a little to create more space in the tank
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i just put the little filter with the pump on it. it works pretty good pump it like 2 or 3 times and the fuel line is ready to go.
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