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Old 07-24-2010, 10:37 PM   #1
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So today i changed the fuel filter on my GXP, it has 86,000 on it now, i bought it with 69,000. The filter I removed had AC Delco on it. What are the odds it was the original filter? I'm thinking pretty good.
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Umm with that many miles on it I would sure hope not
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you ain't kidding yutzybrian!! Its usually the first thing i change when I buy a used car. For some reason i didn't do it on this one. It got a new air filter and plugs and oil change but not the filter.
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Yea don't sweat it on the not changing it, I still need to change mine and I've had the car for a year already. I'm not too good on getting on doing things. Chances are though the fuel filter was replaced at some point and a new AC Delco from the auto store was used.
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my factory one lasted to ~170K miles, and even then, i changed it out of want, not need.
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my factory one lasted to ~170K miles, and even then, i changed it out of want, not need.
Hahahah! That'* funny.

My 95 still had the original filter that I changed just a month prior to scrapping it. 192,000 miles!
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I changed out my filter at 97k
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my 97 was the original and when i tried to change it, i thought i was going to break the line (RUST! :I) 274k miles!
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Wow uh yea I thought it needed to be changed a lot sooner than what others are posting they changed theirs at. Guess I was wrong
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What was weird with mine was, I purged any remaining fuel using my air compressor and letting it sit for a few days in the driveway. I opened the can up and pulled out the paper filter and lit it on fire. It BURNED for a good 20 minutes before it finally went out.
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