- Isle of Wight
Glass are allowed !
Yes, see post #268. The examiners don't always know their own rules!Glass are allowed !
Fuel filters can be prone to the heat from a fire and impact damage. Failure of a fuel filter can lead to additional fuel being added to any fire. You must only use appropriate fire resistant and impact resistant fuel filters designed for marine...www.boatsafetyscheme.org
Also got the boat safety certificate here carrying out the inspection.
It's not going great so will have a big long list of things to do.
Don't see fire being the problem with glass, if it gets that hot your boat would be toast anyway. Isn't it to do with damage from being knocked? So a mesh around it would be sufficient?Wrong hoses is spot on, it's got exhaust hose for the fuel filler so that needs changing.
I'll fit the proper metal parts on the filters if I can find some. Pretty annoyed with that as I prefer the glass as it makes diagnosing issues much easier.
I'll ask him about the fire resistant glass and see what he says
Cos' they're crap and thé joints fail.why done no-one with boats use filters like these?
AQUAFILTER TWIN WATER FILTER HOUSING. Amtek Aqfilters Aquafilter USTM Calmag Liff BWT Pentek GE Watts 3M Ecosoft Acura Suez Pentair Spectrum Finerfilters Osmio Doulton. Suitable for Biodiesel & Vegetable Oil Filtration.www.ebay.co.uk
I'm assuming their must be a good reason?
really need some kind of pump to prime them after a filter change but that's about it?