Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
motleyfishing, EAGLE4467, Dylan Coke, JAbshire, TMcD
108435 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 89118
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76600
John175® 68136
JDavis7873® 67391
FattyMcButterpants 60904
Derek 🐝 60679
Tritonman 58110
LoneStarSon® 54592
SkeeterRonnie 53486
facebook
Forum Stats
108435 Members
61 Forums
777444 Topics
10027938 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12698091 - 04/01/18 08:10 AM Sierra or Racor Water Separator Filter?
flowjack Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/02/08
Posts: 143
Loc: Texas
Does anyone run these filters and what are your results? Have a 2008 Mercury 150 EFI and thinking about converting. Really need some advice on this as I don't want to go off in the wrong direction.


Edited by flowjack (04/01/18 09:16 AM)

Top
#12698180 - 04/01/18 09:10 AM Re: Racor Water Separator Filter? [Re: flowjack]
boocat Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1132
Loc: Hill Country
This is the one I used, so far so good. After one season with my new boat, my little stock filter was a mess, full of water and crud. Wouldn't run over 4000. Changed the stock filter and added the Racor. All good again. You will find Racors on almost all big offshore boats. There are size recommendations for whatever horsepower, be sure and check that.
https://www.amazon.com/Racor-514988-Fuel...mp;dpSrc=detail


Edited by boocat (04/01/18 09:12 AM)

Top
#12698197 - 04/01/18 09:20 AM Re: Racor Water Separator Filter? [Re: flowjack]
boocat Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1132
Loc: Hill Country

Top
#12698300 - 04/01/18 11:17 AM Re: Racor Water Separator Filter? [Re: flowjack]
ssmith Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3372
Loc: scotland tx
both are good products an any kind of 10 micron filter is better than none.

Top
#12698447 - 04/01/18 02:24 PM Re: Racor Water Separator Filter? [Re: flowjack]
gary purdy Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11452
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
You already have a spin on fuel filter w/ water alarm on the motor.
_________________________
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. Remember what He has done and remember that He is not done yet!-- GOD IS GOOD

Top
#12699192 - 04/02/18 08:22 AM Re: Racor Water Separator Filter? [Re: flowjack]
Bob Landry Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2804
Loc: Austin, Tx
With the known ethanol problems you can't have too much protection. A Racor 10 micron water separator is just good insurance. I change the element every 100 hours along with the lower unit lube.
Along with water removal, it keeps trash from getting to the motor.


Edited by Bob Landry (04/02/18 08:22 AM)
_________________________
2015 Seaark 1872 MV CC Etec-90
Two Helix 12 CHIRP SI's, , MinnKota Riptide ST80/i-pilot Link, Bob's Hydraulic
2018 Robalo R180 CC, Yamaha 115

Bitter Gun Owner
Bitter Clinger
Armed Infidel

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide