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Old 05-26-2013, 02:04 PM   #31
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Wow, our samples weighed around 150 grams brand new, and they collected 220 g before the flow restriction doubled (that's our measure of capacity). I didn't think there's be that much variation... I guess it's back to the visual method then?
I'll probably weigh the new filter when I replace this one to get the tare weight and then just keep track of the gain over time/miles.

In the past, I just looked at the filter to judge the need for replacement. But, I like adding this additional metric. The two together should prove to be more reliable than just the eye-ball method.

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