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    New Fuel Filter Fitted - Car feels brand new!

    Well, my car had been feeling a little 'restricted' through the revs, and so I set out on the task of elimination...

    Thought I would start with the Fuel Filter, as its cheap (10), and an easy fix :?

    40 minutes later :roll: I had it all fitted and connected.

    Fired her up - no leaks

    went for a drive too... The car responds well right up through the gears. Its lost it 'slugness' of the lights and seems sooo much better

    Vauxhall recommend these are changed every 40k.

    Im happy, but have a de-cat pipe on the list to get now :?

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    it's supriseing all the difference a new fuel filter make's

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    re: New Fuel Filter Fitted - Car feels brand new!

    Is it easy to do mate? Bit worried about messing with the fuel system.

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    step by step how to if you have time... much appreciated...

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    Piece of pish to do...

    The system is pressurised so some fuel will come out...little fiddly which is a pain, but apart from that, any competant DIY'er could change it

    The filter can be found under the rear passanger seat (obviously strapped to the floor pan of the car)...in, out and take note of the direction of fuel flow..

    The haynes instructions are pretty much spot, on although when they suggest pliers or a screwdriver, I found the miniture flat headed screwdrivers (the ones out of a cracker) work better :roll:

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    Quote Originally Posted by BYRON SRI
    found the miniture flat headed screwdrivers (the ones out of a cracker) work better :roll:
    Ahh yes, you cant beat the classic christmas craker toolkits!

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    Those little screw drivers are little stars arent they.
    They are extremly useful. :P

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