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#334583 - 03/15/05 09:49 PM Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
saigonsmuggler Offline


Registered: 09/06/03
Posts: 23
Loc: Austin, TX
Folks,

In my 2003 Wrangler, I have been using Motorcraft FL-300 filters. However my local Walmart only has what's left in their inventory right now, which happens to be only Motorcraft FL-1A filters.

Do the FL-300 and FL-1A (both fits my Jeep nicely) have the same bypass valve specs?

Thanks.

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#334584 - 03/15/05 09:55 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
Posts: 39806
Loc: Pottstown, PA
I can't say for MC ..but the xref # in Wix are identical for bypass valve specs. [I dont know] wix

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#334585 - 03/15/05 10:00 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
brianl703 Offline


Registered: 05/07/04
Posts: 10488
Loc: Manassas, VA
The FL-300 is the replacment for the FL-1A in Mustang 5.0s equipped with an oil cooler.

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#334586 - 03/17/05 12:28 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
99 Offline


Registered: 01/10/05
Posts: 631
Loc: SW burbs of Chicago
I use the FL300 (or Purolator L14670) on my 4.0 TJ too. You can use the bigger FL1A on the 4.0 without any problems....lots of guys do. I would, but my 97 has a angled oil filter mount and it's a little tight with the bigger filter on it...you guys with the 00 and up 4.0 TJs have tons of room though. [Cool]

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#334587 - 03/17/05 05:44 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
Greaser Offline


Registered: 02/13/03
Posts: 1992
Loc: Windsor,Ontario
quote:
Originally posted by saigonsmuggler:
Folks,

In my 2003 Wrangler, I have been using Motorcraft FL-300 filters. However my local Walmart only has what's left in their inventory right now, which happens to be only Motorcraft FL-1A filters.

Do the FL-300 and FL-1A (both fits my Jeep nicely) have the same bypass valve specs?Yes..8-11 psi...go for it...they are probably cheaper also [Big Grin]

Thanks.


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#334588 - 03/17/05 05:45 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler 4.0 filter question
Greaser Offline


Registered: 02/13/03
Posts: 1992
Loc: Windsor,Ontario
What happened there? [LOL!]

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