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Author Topic:   Fuel cell foam
2am racing
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted August 17, 2002 09:02 AM
A guy at the track told us to take the foam out of our fuel cell because it will break up and clog the fuel filter.

He said just run the cell full or close to empty.

Does the foam clog up fuel filters?

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 295
posted August 17, 2002 09:53 AM
put new foam in it every year and you shouldnt have a problem.

redneck racing
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 276
posted August 17, 2002 06:33 PM
2am had the problem with foam in my cell was told to take it out and not use it and havent for a few years now.Eddie

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 66
posted August 19, 2002 07:48 PM
Yeah, it's meant to be replaced yearly because of normal breakdown. Also when replacing be sure to clean out the cell real good to get all the loose particles and when putting the foam in and out of the neck you need to do your best to not scrape any off on the edges of the neck.

DMA Racing
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted August 19, 2002 08:18 PM
i use 4"drain pipe with holes in it,you cut it in about 8"long and pack it in your fuelcell each layer going in different ways,its cheap you can get it at any hardware will last a long time,the fuel will not break it down like foam.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 349
posted August 20, 2002 01:16 PM
I have replaced every year without a problem. I also clean the cell and then leave it empty for the winter. I try to clean up everything and put as much as needed away for the winter.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 5
posted August 27, 2002 12:00 AM
The foam is in there for safety reasons as well as limiting rear roll. Use it and replace it every season.


Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 199
posted August 27, 2002 12:20 AM
Hey there DMA Racing. Send me a private message with your phone #. I would like to talk to you. SLEEPY

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 119
posted August 27, 2002 02:12 PM
I've never had good luck with the fuel cell foam. Both times they've clogged my filter up so I decided to throw them away. I'd junk them.

DMA Racing
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted August 27, 2002 02:19 PM
sleepy, check your mail sent you my number

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