|2011+ LML Duramax Powertrain Discussion of components that are directly involved in the power production and all that is needed to get and keep the truck moving . Engine , Transmission Ect|
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|10-24-2012, 05:02 PM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2012
2012 fuel filter relocation
Hello everyone. Newbie here so please be kind. I transport cross country so im having to change fuel filters about once a month and the factory location is a pia due to having to take the inside fender cover off. Does anyone know of a kit or a way to relocate it to a more accessible place and not throw a dtc.
|10-24-2012, 05:24 PM||eBay Motors #2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Casa Grande, Az
someone makes a trap door for the inner fender, sorry dont remember who....havent heard of relocating the stock setup but some guys install a lift pump with filters (like myself) and you can buy an empty cap that replaces stock filter
2012 GMC 2500 SLT 4x4
H&S minimaxx, MBRP downpipe back SS duals, Insight CTS w/backup cam, Fass HD150, PPE rear diff cover, Amsoil front-rear w/bypass, Cognito 4-6 NTBD w/idler/pitman braces, a-arms, Recon smoked cab lights
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|10-24-2012, 07:03 PM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: SW Ont
How many miles are you getting on a filter? The current Delco filters are lasting MUCH longer than the previous versions.
In any case the wheel well filter access cover/door makes changing the filter easier.
2011 GMC 2500 LML CCSB 4x4 SLT
sold 2010 GMC 2500 LMM CCSB 4x4 SLT
sold 2004.5 GMC 2500 LLY ECLB 4x4 SLE
|10-24-2012, 07:54 PM||eBay Motors #4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Most diesel aftermarket outlets will have the trap door in stock, use one of the site sponsors of your choice. Makes changing the fuel filter a 5- 10 minute job. They also have a special socket to re and re the WIF sensor at the bottom of the filter, instead of useing channel lock pliers and risk damaing the sensor, only use the socket to remove the WIF, hand tight going back onto the filter is all you need with the o-ring seal, and relatively low pressure at filter. You should be getting 50,000 kms (30,000 miles) out of the improved filter with your type of driving.
2011 Denali HD 3500 SRW (traded)
2015 SLT CCSB Summit White on Jet Black sunroof/rear slider/driver alert/ cooled/heated leather/nav/ telescope/tilt steer...
|10-25-2012, 01:28 AM||eBay Motors #6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2012
Something to also consider is using a nickname or under ground diesel adaptor and use a cat 1r0750 filter and put in a base in the back for a cat 1r0770 water separator. The water separator is 3 micron absolute and the filter is 2 micron absolute. The filter which would be under the hood could go for around 40-50k miles. Water separator could be changed easy under the truck. Just another thought.
2012 2500 HD Z71 CCSB LTZ Gunmetal Blue
S&B Oil Intake
Kitty missing since 6-20-14
NickTane adapter with 1r-0750 cat
Modified CAT 177-9778 base with 1r-0770 water sep.
HID low beams/fog lights DDM tuning (No DRL thank you)