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03-19-2011, 08:52 AM #26
Great thread/project, looking forward to the results. Thanks for taking the time to do this.
03-19-2011, 09:40 AM #27
- Join Date
- May 2006
Just use the Motorcraft or Pure One. I think this has been said before.2001 Formula hardtop. Stock internal car. 11.08@120 10.63 @124 100 shot.
2004 White Mach One. Showroom stock, 13.22@106
2004 Competition Orange Cobra.
03-19-2011, 11:18 AM #28
- Join Date
- December 2008
- Highway 5
Great Idea for an article. I did it my self about 8 months ago when I had an oil filter fail and come apart in my 03 Cobra. The filter element particles got clogged in the main passage and starved the right head of oil. It sized up the intake cam and caused me much grief and money. (donít use the cheap filter) I cut apart several filters including the Mobile 1, Fram, K&N, Motorcraft, and others. What I found, basically, is that filters are not created equal and this is definitely a case were you get what you pay for. Donít ever buy the cheap one!! I know I know; I had been using them for years with no problem but all it takes is one time and you wish all you ever had were the top end ones.
I found the Mobil 1 and the K&N to be the best of the ones I dissected and are very similar. The Motorcraft and other OEM filters on production cars are also real good.
03-19-2011, 09:34 PM #29
03-20-2011, 05:27 PM #30
Good stuff. Guess I'll know soon enough if my FL820 is just an overpriced filter.
03-20-2011, 06:15 PM #31
I've always used Royal Purple on all my Mustangs and Camaro that I have owned. I always followed it up with my Filter Mag!
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Just an added protection if there was any metal40th Anniversary Azure Blue MACH1 M5
Comp Xtreme Cams: 226/224 @.050 - .475/.450 on 114LSA, WeaponX CoPs
SCT Custom Tune w/2-Step:FastLane Motorsports
JLT CAI w/RamAir, Firewall Adjuster
"Magnapack" Cat-Back, Bassani Cat X-Pipe, Bassani ML Headers
FRPP Alum Driveshaft, MGW Shifter
JLT & SHM Oil Separator, Steeda Undrv Pulleys
PHP Intake Spacer, WeaponX CoPs w/TR55 Iridium
FRPP 4:10 Gears, 31 Spl Moser Axles, FRPP Posi Unit, Brng. Support Cover..& D.R.s
Steeda adj. UCA/LCA, EBC Brakes, SPEC II Clutch & Alum Flywheel
Steeda Sport Springs & C/C, Tokico HP Series S/S
Accufab Twin 60mm TB w/IAC Restrictor
New #'s 373Hp 341Ft/lbs
03-20-2011, 06:38 PM #32
definitely looking forward to the results.
2001 True Blue Cobra Convertible
1 of 292
#935 built on 4/20/01
03-20-2011, 08:38 PM #33
03-20-2011, 08:52 PM #34
03-21-2011, 11:13 AM #35
I wanna see Ford Racing and Amsoils resultsE85 2004 Black mach1
6465 billet twin , automatic build underway
1xxx whp bound
2003 DSG Lightning
32V w/ S480
720/700 @ 18psi on 93 pump
03-21-2011, 12:42 PM #36
- Join Date
- October 2008
I always use motorcraft, but am excited to see if a switch is necessary
03-21-2011, 03:16 PM #37
"Do what you like, Because you have to drive it." - Me
2003 Torch Red Mustang Cobra Convertible Terminator # 476 out of 5,082
1995 Red Mustang GT Convertible
1993 Cobra Mustang #1050 out of 4,993
2001 Red Lightning #2690 out of 6,381
2004 Red ZX5 SVT #132 out of 1079
03-21-2011, 03:38 PM #38
Just before you are ready to change the oil, remove the magnet and take the filter off. After the new oil filter is put on, just let the magnet attach itself again.
BTW..I got the Black one and not the Red one. I think the red would have been too long. This was for the MACH 1...find one for your car.
Last edited by MACHXLR8; 03-21-2011 at 03:48 PM.
03-21-2011, 09:02 PM #39
03-21-2011, 09:20 PM #40
2.Large silicon anti drain back valve
3.Coiled bypass valve spring, not a stamped metal version
4.Synthetic filter media that can filter at low microns, yet flow as well (or better) than freer flowing cellulose paper media
5. Stamped steel filter media end caps, and filled with sealant (not just adhesive).
Like the BMW M3 is used as a measuring stick on the road course, here is your unit of measure for oil filters.
Let's see how they "measure up"
Now, I agree that a filter to this degree will be overkill for those who change their oil more than their underwear, but the filter media is the sweet bonus. I prefer those nasty wear metals to be in the filter, and not in the engine sump.
Also, considering that the filter mag will only catch metals with Fe (Fe = iron *for those who had no clue* lol)
It won't catch aluminum, copper, lead, tin, or silicon (dirt) - and these are other wear metals that occur in engine wear. See, now we are back to the top tier filter argument. lol
03-22-2011, 12:16 AM #41
03-22-2011, 07:46 AM #42
03-22-2011, 11:28 AM #43
If I recall though, some car manufacturers use to put magnetic oil drain plugs on their cars from the factory. It is an old idea that has been around for a while. If some of the manufactures did it, their must be a reason. These manufacturers do NOT like to spend any kind of additional money if they do not have to. If they did it (on a much smaller level - on the drain plug) than it is good enough for me..just preference though..not forcing anyone or trying to persuade. I just put the info out there
Just keep this in mind... knowing how everything is based on money today and quality seems to take a back seat, would you want to take the word of the filter manufacture that all their filters are constructed with quality in mind?
Last edited by MACHXLR8; 03-22-2011 at 11:36 AM.
03-22-2011, 12:22 PM #44
03-22-2011, 12:28 PM #45
Wix here but have use Motorcraft and Bosch.01 KB Lightning...SOLD
06 CBR 1K....sorta stock.....
03 M1 Torch Red..SOLD
03 Cobra Vert...BlackChrome DD cobras,275/315 NT05/NT05R, JLT Highboost, O/R X, Bassani 3" CB, Cryoed T-56, 26 spline with Spec 3+, CF DS, Built IRS, Dual Pass HE 2.76, Dynospeed tune..436/461
03-22-2011, 03:49 PM #46
03-22-2011, 05:24 PM #47
Can't wait to see the results
Always use motorcraft filters and oil here...
03-22-2011, 06:36 PM #48
I could buy almost six motorcraft filters for the price I payed for my Royal Purple filter. I also change oil ever 2k miles and use mobile 1 oil.
Whipple Charged 623RWHP 575RWTQ...
03-22-2011, 08:50 PM #49
03-22-2011, 09:40 PM #50
Subscribing. Great idea
2003 Black/Black/Parchment Cobra Convertible - "1 of 68"