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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2017, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

Bringing this back to the top, as someone asked to see the filter and number.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

I tried that with a drier sock, which looked like a nylon. It must have been something else though, because it tore loose and blocked several radiator tubes. I had to borrow an inspection camera to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,394
Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

My thermostat is below the strainer and will trap the junk. This isn't something that needs to be removed often for cleaning. Once the rust particles are caught from some previous owner not using...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,394
Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

Yes, you'd have to drain a gallon of coolant, then remove the top hose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,394
Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

The screen holes are smaller than they look in the picture. It will certainly keep any rust from plugging the radiator tubes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Re: Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

You can slip it into the top of the hose, so the lip of the filter is against the radiator inlet, and the brass fits inside the radiator pipe. The filter lip is large enough to keep the filter from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,394
Posted By Tom Wesenberg
Model A Radiator Filter from Caterpillar

Someone asked a year ago for the CAT number for the filter that fits the 2" top hose. I finally came across mine the other day while looking for something else. Here's a picture of the filter and the...
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