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PostSubject: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:57 am

Would anyone know if I have one of those plastic gas filters in my tank on my 2014?
A buddy gave me a metal one he had bought for his 2013 Stelvio and never used. Wondering if I need to do open heart on the tank some day.
Thank you!
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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 12, 2021 12:10 pm

yes, you should do it. Never can tell till you open it up as to what you already have.
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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 12, 2021 12:31 pm

Over here I've not seen a half plastic filter in a GRiSO, not that I can remember anyway. Thing is though it may of varied from market to market or year to year, I really don't know. Also, in Oz ethanol is easily avoided and it's the ethanol that reportedly causes the filters to fail I believe.

I'd see if you can find someone with a borescope, run the fuel down and have a peer through the filler. It should be easy enough to identify what filter you have.

I recently replaced mine when I changed the bodywork. First time I've changed the fuel filter in 140,000 km.......
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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 12, 2021 12:32 pm


I don’t believe any GRiSO had a plastic fuel filter. If that were the case, this forum would be riddled with exploding filter posts, like V7 forums are.

I replaced mine a couple of years back when I was chasing what I thought was a fuel delivery issue. It was a bit clogged, but it wasn’t my problem.






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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 12, 2021 6:44 pm

I bought a cheap cell phone boroscope for this purpose. Much easier than pulling the tank. My GRiSO filter was all metal. I haven't checked the most recent acquisition yet.

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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:15 am

Many thanks everyone. I didn’t think about taking a look inside that way.
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PostSubject: Re: Plastic gas filter?   Plastic gas filter? Icon_minitime1Sun Dec 19, 2021 8:31 pm

Just for reference, the above filter is a Mahle KL145, often available less expensively than if purchased in the Guzzi box. (Also a great replacement for most Aprilia and some Ducati). Genuine Oetiker clamps can be purchased in the US from belmetric.

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