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Gascolator

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I have an SI-S or S1-E with sparcraft wings. My gascolator did not provide enough filtration for the Ellison TBI. I know others, with Ellison, have had this problem. None of the gascilators offer the filtration the Ellison needs. I replaced the gascolator with a Fram HPG-1 fuel filter. It looks like a gascolator and filters to 25 microns. It's rated to flow 90 GPH. The filter eliment is large and replacable. I installed a drain on bottom and have an access door under it where the gascolator was.
The Ellison webpage suggest and Glassair builders dothis rather than using a gascolator.
I just finished andhave run the engine, but not flown.
My question - has anyone done or know someone who has done this to a Pitts?
 

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