Jim, I've had my Mega installed under the airbox since the Grand Rapids Dyno Day. I haven't had a start/bleed issue yet. I do get a vapor space in the top of the Mega, but as long as it doesn't affect my starting and performance I don't worry about it. It's pretty obvious that the OEM doesn't run completely filled, either. I guess we'll see what happens when the weather warms up or in February when I make my annual return "home" to Florida for a couple of weeks. Since my OEMs are typically running pretty clean at 15,000 mile intervals, I think I'll run my first Mega cartridge 30,000 and after checking it out maybe go 45,000 miles on the next.
Thanks, JohnnyO, I don't usually pay a lot of attention to my fuel sources - typically shop for price or convenience - but I do have more flexibility with two tanks and don't get into the "low fuel light got to take it" trap. I _DO_ look the place over and will quickly bypass a station that has one grubby diesel pump stuck out on the edge of the lot with obviously low traffic. I made a mistake in labeling this filter as "#4" it's actually my fifth fuel filter and I have photographs of all but the first in my Yahoo album at
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