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Old 06-08-2011, 12:00   #1
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Fram C1191A Filter Info Needed

I cannot google up any info regarding the filtration capability of this Fram fuel filter. There are 2 C1191A filters in series on my Lehman 120. I cannot find that the mfr publishes any micron value for this filter. Does anyone know?
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Re: Fram C1191A Filter Info Needed

it is a 10 micron rated filter see also http://www.marineengine.com/boat-for...ay.php?15-ford or just google it this way framc1191a micron rating and you will see listings
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Re: Fram C1191A Filter Info Needed

Is there a 5 micron filter replacement for the 1191?
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Re: Fram C1191A Filter Info Needed

Go with what the manufactuer recommends......smaller is not always better
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Re: Fram C1191A Filter Info Needed

I know this an old post BUT:
I lost my HP injector pre-charge pump on the 6-cyl Westerbeke 115 HP. There was dirt in the pump that wrecked the HP boost vane pump. My manual calls for 1 micron but as you point out, the C1191A is 10 micron. I will either find a suitable replacement with greater protection or I will add a spin-on 1 micron cartridge between the lift pump and the HP pump. This will offer very little resistance since the cartridge is 6" diameter and 12 long = HUGE.
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