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    I was starting to reinstall the tank unit in my 56 Champion and noticed a 3/16 hole which was drilled through the base of the inlet tube. Is there a pickup filter that fastens on there with a cotter pin? Or maybe just a cotter pin to keep out something big?
    Thanks, Tom

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    Tom,

    There's nothing shown like that in the parts book. Certainly, a little strainer on the end of the pipe wouldn't be a bad idea. I know some Ramblers used such.
    I wouldn't stick a cotter pin in it. Anything that would stop would play hovoc even if it did only get that far![xx(] Better to just leave it be and run an in-line filter ahead of the fuel pump.

    Miscreant at large.
    No deceptive flags to prove I'm patriotic - no biblical BS to impress - just ME and Studebakers - as it should be.

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