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Old 06-18-2017, 10:43 PM
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fuel strainer w108

I need to know what size is hex key for fuel strainer at bottom of fuel tank. I have a W108 1971 280se 6cyl sedan with 2.8 engine. Any input is appreciated. thanks.
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Old 06-19-2017, 10:09 AM
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I forget the key size but here's a trick - take a spark plug-sized socket, flip it over, and use the hexagonal end as the key. Fits perfectly.

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Old 06-19-2017, 03:10 PM
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use the back side of the spark plug socket
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