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#3252571 - 01/18/14 10:23 PM Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km
Crazy2287 Offline


Registered: 01/18/14
Posts: 6
Loc: Australia, NSW
So here is an Australian filter brand Ryco filter dissection. Thought id make an account and put this in here as i had yet to find a post of a Ryco. The Z9 is 40um @ an unknown efficiency level and is equivalent to Motorcraft AFL1 (Australian part number) and FL1A (American part number)

Filter was used with Penrite HPR30 mineral 20w60 oil for 4599km, Driving style was harsh, some highway to the track then run at the drags. in a NA 250ci 6 cylinder Australian ford crossflow engine. The oil suffered some breakdown/reduced viscosity after the car was run at the drags and has since been changed to a full syn.

The filter was well built, the can was of reasonable thickness (sorry did not measure). It used a coil spring type and silicone ADBV. The filter has steel ends and the bypass valve is in the top of the filter end cap.
Filter medium is paper, the pleats are evenly distributed and all straight. With a steal crimp joining the medium. There is no gap in the glue that connects the end caps and no signs of abnormal wear or failure of any part/component.
The filter is well built and i could not fault it. Cost less than $10Aus.

http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zps488ccad7.jpg
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zps92fc2a83.jpg
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zpsf7ddc988.jpg
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zps73c91b5f.jpg
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zpsb1727df2.jpg


The oil analysis for this OCI
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p425/...zpsa1af0af6.jpg

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#3252656 - 01/19/14 04:11 AM Re: Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km [Re: Crazy2287]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6767
Loc: PNW
Looks like a well build filter. Wow, 20W-60 is pretty viscous. What weight are you running in the full synthetic?

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#3252660 - 01/19/14 05:11 AM Re: Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km [Re: Crazy2287]
Crazy2287 Offline


Registered: 01/18/14
Posts: 6
Loc: Australia, NSW

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#3253590 - 01/19/14 11:53 PM Re: Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km [Re: Crazy2287]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4458
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Wow looks like a very well made filter. It does remind me of an FL-1a.

As always, thanks for cutting and posting!
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#3293724 - 02/25/14 10:16 AM Re: Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km [Re: Crazy2287]
kalloggs40 Offline


Registered: 06/19/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Sydney Australia
is Ryco made in china?
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2002 Alfa 147 2.0TS, 1300 miles or 3 months OCI. Valvoline engine Armour 10w 40, Orginal OEM Oil filter

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#3296569 - 02/27/14 05:42 PM Re: Ryco Z9 dissection after 4599km [Re: kalloggs40]
Wilhelm_D Offline


Registered: 01/28/09
Posts: 818
Loc: Tacoma, WA
Originally Posted By: kalloggs40
is Ryco made in china?

Ryco Oil Filters

If they do any sourcing in China, they don't say it on their website.

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