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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    I forgot to mention the original 'smaller' blue filter in my first post is a Mobil Clean MO4612. I looked up the service receipt when I was at my parents' house this evening. I couldn't find too much info on it online, other than the cross reference charts. It appears to be used primarily by...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    Thank you Robert for all those nicely photographed oil filter internals, I did look at them all. Seems like they all have an 'issue', the purolator is the pleats, the wix has a smaller amount of filter media, it appears from the past three posts that the Fram should be strongly re-considered...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    Wow, that's a lot of back and fourth over the small vs large filter, didn't realize it would get that intense lol. As I said earlier in this thread, I had no intention in using a smaller filter, was just surprised that a quick lube would use it, but I guess this isn't too uncommon. The real...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    I never planned on running smaller filters, I was just alarmed that the quick lube shop was using smaller filters. I know I've seen people running oversized filters, but I just figured smaller wasn't necessarily better. I do know quite a few people who have their oil changed religiously at that...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If that filter from you mom's Accord the factory filter? If so, they always seem to come from the factory with a larger filter. If you're working on other people's cars I...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Lots of options out there. You concerned about price, efficiency, how it's constructed? Depending what's the top few reasons for the filter choice it might focus in closer on...
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    Smaller Oil Filter & Mann Hummel Equivalents?

    Hello everyone, I'm a new member, and have been lurking from time to time regarding oil and oil filter selection. I decided to join, and create this post since I've been recently doing some oil changes and have noticed some things that we're alarming. The first was when I changed the oil on my...
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