Recent Topics
Safe to Use Toyota Red or Pink in 1991 Ford F150?
by e55amgbenz007
39 minutes 15 seconds ago
Long trip, OLM on 55% change oil or not?
by donnyj08
54 minutes 19 seconds ago
'13 Ford Ecoboost 3.5L twin turbo 5w30 UOA's
by TurboFX
Today at 08:42 PM
How do you fix a broken door mirror?
by MalfunctionProne
Today at 08:02 PM
Changing the clutch in an ATV
by methusaleh
Today at 07:55 PM
1979 John Deere 210
by BigJohn
Today at 07:44 PM
Rigid Multi Tool Kit $25.88
by Warstud
Today at 07:33 PM
requesting an Oil analysis kit...curious on OCI
by stygz
Today at 07:18 PM
Orscheln + Valvoline SynPower
by Adamr955
Today at 07:13 PM
Peak Optix Wiper Blades...
by Warstud
Today at 07:05 PM
Odd noise.....brake related?
by wolfehunter
Today at 06:58 PM
Possible scam
by GreeCguy
Today at 06:38 PM
Newest Members
Mradley, dunni88, slapshot111, mike4230, TurboFX
52249 Registered Users
Who's Online
96 registered (ag_ghost, Alltherage, 1034, 74DartSport, 147_Grain, addyguy, 7 invisible), 1210 Guests and 190 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
52249 Members
66 Forums
223723 Topics
3547711 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3312424 - 03/15/14 02:02 AM Purolator 24651 cut open
DSparks Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 308
Loc: Texas
Dug this one out of the can today..came off one of our ford 5.4's awhile back...dont know exact usage ...prob 5-6k,conventional 10w30




Edited by DSparks (03/15/14 02:03 AM)

Top
#3312434 - 03/15/14 03:29 AM Re: Purolator 24651 cut open [Re: DSparks]
Olas Offline


Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 732
Loc: Manchester, England
The second pic down looks like it shows a tear in the filter media.

If it's not just a trick of the light, will you use this filter again? (No, not this particular one, but another 24651)
_________________________
1982 VW Scirocco
1457cc
98 bhp
78000 miles
Redline fluids
Mann/Mahle filters

Top
#3312440 - 03/15/14 03:45 AM Re: Purolator 24651 cut open [Re: Olas]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 7683
Loc: PNW
Originally Posted By: Olas
The second pic down looks like it shows a tear in the filter media.


That's just a weird looking glued together seam ... I don't see any tears.

Originally Posted By: Olas
If it's not just a trick of the light, will you use this filter again? (No, not this particular one, but another 24651)


LOL ... maybe he was thinking of welding it back together for another run. grin

Top
#3312450 - 03/15/14 05:11 AM Re: Purolator 24651 cut open [Re: DSparks]
Olas Offline


Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 732
Loc: Manchester, England
Is that a glued seam?! there must be a really thick blob of glue in there, on the left hand side of the image you can see the two ends of the media aren't touching each other - thats what I thought the rip was.
If the glue seals the gap properly then I guess its ok, but when I first saw it I definitely thought it was a tear
_________________________
1982 VW Scirocco
1457cc
98 bhp
78000 miles
Redline fluids
Mann/Mahle filters

Top
#3312683 - 03/15/14 11:57 AM Re: Purolator 24651 cut open [Re: DSparks]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4745
Loc: Mahzurrah!
What are the date codes on the two Classics you posted? They both sound like they may have been older, both look to have been abused and held up fine. Makes me think the tearing issue is with newer filters.

The tears first started popping up in what, late 2010?

As always, thanks for cutting and posting!
_________________________
2004 Jeep GC WJ 4.0 @ 123k Pennzoil YB 5w30 - MoS2
Napa Silver 31516
KIA Sedona 41k, Chevy Lumina 174k, Chrysler Sebring 172k, Chrysler Concorde 97k

Top