Strange military air filter. Need help


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    Strange military air filter. Need help

    Post by wirelessradio on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:17 pm

    Do you know if this filter is for oil or air and for which military vehicles.

    On the cardboard I am reading.

    General Motor Corporation

    Filter Part 12069397
    Description Sir Sensor Pigtail /JU.
    Supplier 056726870. Serial 728658449

    Packar Electric Division El Paso TX 79924

    Invotronics Manufacturing
    365 Passamore Ave. Scarborough

    On the filter I see this number 4859145-3.


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    Re: Strange military air filter. Need help

    Post by qsamike on Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:50 am

    I do not think that this is military.....

    At the time that this was manufactured there would also have been a NATO Stock Number on the packaging.....


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    Re: Strange military air filter. Need help

    Post by pylon1357 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:28 am

    Mike, it has been my experiance, you cannot dismiss a consumable as not being military use based on the lack of a NSN. As John can attest, there are many parts on the shelf at 202 for the AHSVS project that do not have a NSN on them. Some of these were bulk and therefore the only NSN was on the larger case, other times they were a LOP item and no NSN on the box.

    However, without knowing the size or any other details of this filter, it is pretty much impossible to identify it. I appears to me to be either a fuel or oil cartridge.

    Length, diameter, etc would be required to narrow it down. Even at that it may not be of military use at all.



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    Re: Strange military air filter. Need help

    Post by servicepub on Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:52 am

    One quick Google search on "SIR Sensor Pigtail" provided information. The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) is part of a vehicle's airbag.

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