Carquest Red filter cut open

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This was run on a 2004 Subaru Forrester with the plain jane engine for 7,000 miles on bulk dino oil.
 
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Good stuff. Been waiting for a cut open Carquest Red. I have one sitting in front of me... Any idea how to cross reference the filter number with the car it applies too? I tried searching but could not find anything.
 
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That dino still looks pretty good! That is a small filter but looks to be well made. Nice work.
 

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I believe the Carquest Reds and Napa Silvers are similar and the Carquest Blues and Napa Golds are similar.
 
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 Originally Posted By: TurboLuver
Looks like a good filter, re-badged Wix? What was the cost?
The Carquest Blue is a rebadged Wix like Napa Gold. The Carquest Red is similar to the budget Napa filter and I think they are also made by wix, but they are not of the same quality as the "Wix" filters like the Carquest Blue and Napa Gold are.
 
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 Originally Posted By: ZZman
Not much which surprised me. But my Toyota filter looks like a toy or lawn mower filter too.
Ya. the Toyotas--they are funny little filters. I like them though. I mean they seem to work good. I got a couple Napa Proselect for .99 ea with a coupon and I think they are like this one here. Not as good maybe as the "Gold" but a sound looking filter i think.
 
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 Originally Posted By: badtlc
 Originally Posted By: TurboLuver
Looks like a good filter, re-badged Wix?
The Carquest Blue is a rebadged Wix like Napa Gold. The Carquest Red is similar to the budget Napa filter and I think they are also made by wix, but they are not of the same quality as the "Wix" filters like the Carquest Blue and Napa Gold are.
Yea, last time I checked the CarQuest filters said 'Made by WIX' right on the box like Napa.
 
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