<VV> Need Oil Filter Recommendation

Mark Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 15:39:58 EDT 2009

Jay, thanks, I figured anyone reading would pick up the string, but here it
is for all.! Oil filter recvommendation below
Mark Durham

On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Mark Durham <62vair at gmail.com> wrote:

> Gents, all of the statements are true about the filters mentioned below,
> however, none of the filters mentioned can filter particles smaller than
> about 15-20 microns. Those paper elements just cannot get smaller stuff due
> to the full flow design.
> However, there is a reasonably priced bypass filter design I plan on
> putting on my corvair this next year. It requires the adapter for a regular
> filter type that has one gasket. My car already has the adapter.
> I have one on both of my other cars, a PT and a Grand Caravan, and it keeps
> the amsoil analytically clean all the time. It filters out the acids,
> carbon, and anything else down to 1 micron or less.
> http://www.trasko-usa.com/ It is a full flow with a 10 micron screen and a
> bypass filter built into one spin on, you change the bypass filter element
> every 10K miles along with several new seals and keep the housing. This way
> you can run the amsoil the full 25K miles without worry. The oil darkens a
> bit but stays clear.
> Check it out.  Mark Durham
> On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 7:15 AM, Jay Pitchford <jay.pitchford at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm about to perform my first oil change on the 65 Corsa 140/4 Vert since
>> buying her last month. I bought Amsoil AMO Synthetic Premium Protection
>> Motor Oil 10W-40 based on Richard Widmans's paper on the subject and my
>> winter driving expectations. Now I'm looking for oil filter
>> recommendations
>> ... It looks like the PO put on an AC Delco filter. Is there any consensus
>> on what brand/type is best?
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