Great question and a simple answer! Yes, Discount Racor can and will ship your International order! We have recently added a new form to our website which will allow us to help streamline the RFQ process for international orders.
What Do I need to do?
Email us (DiscountRacor@GMail.com) a CSV file with 2 columns; Column A for Product SKU and Column B for requested Quantities
Also supply; First and Last Name of Contact, Billing Address, Mailing Address, Phone Number, PayPal Registered EMail address where request for payment will be sent, and any special instructions.
Why so many questions on the International Form for a simple RFQ?
Another great question! We ask for so much information because our RFQ success / purchase rate is around 64% which is pretty awesome! We ask for all the information in advanced so we eliminate the need for additional emails later down the road. After all, the less time we all spend communicating, the smoother the process and the higher the profit margins for both parties.
How quickly can I expect a response?
We strive to respond to every RFQ in less than 24 hours. Most orders are time sensitive as it is and the last thing we want is to slow a purchase down in any way.
How can I pay for my order? Can we set-up an account and make payments?
For all orders that ship Internationally we accept 2 methods of payment; TT Wire Transfer and PayPal payments. Every Wire Transfer will have a $30 USD additional charge for processing. We will also only accept payment from PayPal through an authorized / verified PayPal account.
Where will Discount Racor ship my product?
Discount Racor has been dealing with International Orders for decades and we have shipped goods to over 30 countries! Needless to say, we aren’t new to the game and know how to get the job done. We are open to shipping any package anywhere in the world at any rate the customer needs; it’s what we strive for and it’s how we like to do business.
We hear this question all the time, the truth is, even the stations you do know, you may not be able to trust! It’s not that your fuel station is bad, or they’re intentionally neglecting their fuel systems – condensation develops naturally, algae grows from condensation, the interior of tanks erode from age and algae. These factors may not all be controlled by you or your fuel up station but Racor has an answer for your needs.
Pre-Treating or pre-screening your fuel is completely possible with the Racor RFF Fuel Filter Funnel Systems. Available in a wide array of sizes and flow rates, it can’t hurt to pre-filter your fuel before putting it in your tank. The saying we love to use in our blog posts would be: what is more cost effective; a few dollars for a funnel or replacing a fuel injector in the middle of the ocean. We’ll be honest, a single injector won’t shut you down and completely disable you, but taking unnecessary risk doesn’t make sense. Allow us to introduce the RFF Funnel Systems & if you’re in a rush, Click Here to download Racor’s PDF on RFF Funnels:
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How do the funnels work?
Each funnel comes with a standing, built-in DuPont PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) coated stainless steel screen filter.The screen starts around 1.5″ to 2″ above the base of the funnel allowing a designated area for heavy debris and water to collect so it doesn’t rise above into the screen filter. Water can be filled up to 1/3 the height of the metal screen filter without compromising water from passing through the funnel due to weighted pressure from the fuel.
As we described above, water in fuel is not necessarily from negligence – water can develop due to several factors; extreme vibrations of the fuel can cause molecules to separate, condensation can build up in a fuel tank from heat, and many other factors. Fuel does not have to be months old for this to occur, it can occur to fuel or fuel tanks that are a mere days old.
Which fuel types work with the RFF Funnels?
Any hydrocarbon fuel will allow this funnel to work appropriately. It is not recommended to use this funnel for any other reason than for hydrocarbon fuels (gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, jet fuel, etc) because other fluids may have detergents, chemicals or properties that damage or negatively effect the proper filtration for hydrocarbon fuels.
Why does my Racor 2020 & 2040 filter have a black end cap?
As you are probably aware, if you have previously purchased the Racor 2020 series fuel filter or the Racor 2040 series fuel filter, the end caps are now black when they once used to beige or tan in color. There are several differences which we will explain below and we will also post images of the old and new style filters.
In order from left to right we have 2040TM-OR, 2040N-10. Racor has almost always used a distinctive coloring system to represent their micron ratings and they still are in a sense, it is just not as obvious as you have seen before. 10-micron has normally been represented by the color BLUE, as you can see if the 1st image, the ink is BLUE and very clear, the new style in the 2nd image is simply printed in Blue ink lightly. These two products are exactly the same except for the new color scheme Racor has begun to utilize.
All-in-all, should you receive the black capped filter on the right, fear not!
Racor is known in the fuel, oil, lubricant and filtration industry as one of the, if not THE best there is. As a matter of fact, several large equipment manufacturers have custom Racor filters produced for their needs or simply use Racor filters as a stock install off the assembly line.
First and foremost, their manufacturing facility is in California, that’s right, California, USA.
The second reason why Racor should be your go-to brand for filtration is due to the technology they put into their filtration systems. Racor filters come standard with Aquabloc II technology that filters 99% of all contaminants (water, debris, dirt, algae, rust, & more) and also has a significantly low pressure drop which ensures great fuel/ lubricant delivery without sacrificing performance. Most standard filters and some OEM filters are basic paper elements that will filter extremely well initially, but are susceptible to tearing and allowing debris from entering your fuel system.
The most important question we ask our customers when considering switching to Racor is, “What would you rather do, spend an extra $3-$10 on a Racor filter, or have to replace an injector?” As you can imagine, we convert a lot of people over to Racor filters. The hardest part of the process is determining which Racor filter is right for you! If you need help cross referencing your OEM filter to Racor, simply Contact Us and we will gladly assist you in finding an accurate replacement element!