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#3286383 - 02/18/14 04:18 PM napa gold for hyundai veloster
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
Posts: 278
Loc: ny
I tossed the kn I had in there because I been reading nothing but bad on hear about it. So I decided to change to a napa gold. Its the rigid plastic lined white fuzzy type filter. Are these a good quality filter. I also was on rock auto today and noticed they sell ones by pronto. Hastings. fram extra guards.wix and mahle. All those filters are around 7 to 8 bucks except the mahle which was around 14 bucks. The napa gold I put in was I believe 15 bucks. Hopefully the napa golds a good one.

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#3286393 - 02/18/14 04:23 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
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Loc: Kentucky
Originally Posted By: waltywalt
Are these a good quality filter.


Yes.

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#3286394 - 02/18/14 04:24 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
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Registered: 01/08/14
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Loc: South
One of the best, Is my understanding .
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#3286428 - 02/18/14 04:53 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
Falken Online   confused


Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 2007
Loc: Montreal, QC, Canada
I think a Napa Gold is just a Wix.

I used to buy 15$ Napa Golds until I started to read this site.

Now I pay about 7$ for the same thing by buying a Wix at a jobber.


Edited by Falken (02/18/14 04:54 PM)
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#3286464 - 02/18/14 05:26 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
Falken Online   confused


Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 2007
Loc: Montreal, QC, Canada
I'd like to add that I have heard that an OEM Hyundai filter is very good quality and apparently people get a startup tick or noise when they don't go OEM.

There is a lot of that info on this site, but I am not a Hyundai person, just thought I'd mention it...
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#3286482 - 02/18/14 05:36 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: Falken]
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Originally Posted By: Falken
people get a startup tick or noise when they don't go OEM.

Startup tick from an air filter?
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#3286494 - 02/18/14 05:49 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: Brybo86]
Rolla07 Offline


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Originally Posted By: Brybo86
Originally Posted By: Falken
people get a startup tick or noise when they don't go OEM.

Startup tick from an air filter?


Sure he was referring to oil filter not air like the OP intended.
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#3286508 - 02/18/14 06:01 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
Falken Online   confused


Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 2007
Loc: Montreal, QC, Canada
Sorry about that... I thought you were talking about oil filters!!

But my opinion of Wix air filters is they might not fit as well as OEM.

I bought one for my 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt and felt the OEM air filter was a closer fit if I recall.
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#3286519 - 02/18/14 06:09 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: Falken]
JDW Offline


Registered: 01/08/14
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Originally Posted By: Falken
I think a Napa Gold is just a Wix.

I used to buy 15$ Napa Golds until I started to read this site.

Now I pay about 7$ for the same thing by buying a Wix at a jobber.


I get the less than $7 on the NAPA Gold , Helps having family that owns one smile
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#3286564 - 02/18/14 07:07 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: Falken]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
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Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: Falken
I used to buy 15$ Napa Golds until I started to read this site.

Now I pay about 7$ for the same thing by buying a Wix at a jobber.

NAPA Canada is great, if you buy per their specials only. I can't remember the last time I've seen their filtration products on sale, though.
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#3286633 - 02/18/14 07:46 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
gregk24 Offline


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Loc: FL, USA
The Napa Gold should do just fine, if it were my car I would go with OEM/Fram. As for the oil filter, OEM only.
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#3286707 - 02/18/14 08:50 PM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
Posts: 278
Loc: ny
The napa gold air filter fit very snug so I was happy with it. As far as oil filters go ive used pur1. ultra. And kn and never heard any start up tick. Ps I used oem from Hyundai also so I based the tick noise off them. but this engine doesn't have tick with any of these so far.

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#3304075 - 03/07/14 03:07 AM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
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Originally Posted By: waltywalt
The napa gold air filter fit very snug so I was happy with it. As far as oil filters go ive used pur1. ultra. And kn and never heard any start up tick. Ps I used oem from Hyundai also so I based the tick noise off them. but this engine doesn't have tick with any of these so far.
NAPA Golds can fit a little too snug sometimes. I have had varoius vehicles where I could not close (even while forcing) the air filter lid because the seal was just too thick. Each time they were returned and a Purolator was put in place instead....perfect fit every time.
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#3304212 - 03/07/14 08:21 AM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
Posts: 278
Loc: ny
Yeah pavelow it was kinda snug fitting. it dropped in the space great but closing the top housing I needed a lil bit of force.


Edited by waltywalt (03/07/14 08:22 AM)

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#3304214 - 03/07/14 08:23 AM Re: napa gold for hyundai veloster [Re: waltywalt]
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
Posts: 278
Loc: ny
I would guess it sealed really well also.

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