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#3365578 - 05/08/14 01:23 PM Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open
WeenieHutJr Offline


Registered: 02/15/14
Posts: 55
Loc: Washington
Both are from Hondas and around 5k interval.
Black Classic
Red Bosch





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#3365584 - 05/08/14 01:27 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
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Loc: PNW
LOTS of pleat spacing at the seam, but not much V-spread at the ends of the pleats, which is why there were not media tears on these (that I can see).

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#3365595 - 05/08/14 01:37 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
bullwinkle Offline


Registered: 10/09/04
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Is it my imagination, or is there a torn pleat on the last 2 pictures (Bosch) on the left side, just below the crimp? That metal crimp design has GOT TO GO!
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#3365604 - 05/08/14 01:45 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
Sam2000 Offline


Registered: 03/25/14
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Loc: Nevada
The pleat nearest the crimp on the Classic does not appear to have been glued in a straight line.

Clearly the oil pressure is making the pleats that have the largest gaps to the adjacent pleats bend. But the lack of a V shape is preventing them from tearing like others.

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#3365605 - 05/08/14 01:45 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
Char Baby Offline


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The Purolator Classic's used to look as good as the Bosch!
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#3365606 - 05/08/14 01:45 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
KCJeep Offline


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Originally Posted By: bullwinkle
Is it my imagination, or is there a torn pleat on the last 2 pictures (Bosch) on the left side, just below the crimp? That metal crimp design has GOT TO GO!



Here is a close up of his filter pic. Yep, it's a tear, just like the others.


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#3365616 - 05/08/14 01:54 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
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Registered: 12/22/02
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Loc: The Garden State
Sad to say it looks like a tear in the large V of the Classic filter, bummer. Did I miss what the mileage was on the filter and what oil was used?

Whimsey

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#3365620 - 05/08/14 01:57 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
Whimsey Offline


Registered: 12/22/02
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Ok, I'm slow and blind.

Whimsey

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#3365635 - 05/08/14 02:11 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
Sam2000 Offline


Registered: 03/25/14
Posts: 400
Loc: Nevada
That's a good closeup because at first I thought the pleat had shifted, then thought it was glued wrong.

But you are right.

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#3365668 - 05/08/14 02:55 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 8218
Loc: The Old North State
Just a point of information, the expanded view pic above apparently showing a tear is of the L14610 with the black nitrile adbv.

Imo, I think only the OP can say if Bosch 3300 has one too. I don't specifically see one in the pics.

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#3365672 - 05/08/14 02:58 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
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Registered: 04/08/13
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Loc: Portland, OR
It is a good reminder to people when you cut open a filter look very carefully for tears. They can be easy to miss if you don't look very closely (I almost missed the tears that I reported).
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#3365673 - 05/08/14 03:00 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
KCJeep Offline


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Sorry should have clarified yes the larger close up of the tear is on the Classic I didn't notice any on the Bosch.
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#3365791 - 05/08/14 04:36 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
WeenieHutJr Offline


Registered: 02/15/14
Posts: 55
Loc: Washington
The Bosch had a one really small tear. I think they were D and E date code.
I have a bucket full of used Bosch/Puro that I might cut open soon.

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#3365795 - 05/08/14 04:41 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: Sam2000]
David1 Offline


Registered: 06/17/13
Posts: 882
Loc: USA, FLA
Originally Posted By: Sam2000
The pleat nearest the crimp on the Classic does not appear to have been glued in a straight line.

Clearly the oil pressure is making the pleats that have the largest gaps to the adjacent pleats bend. But the lack of a V shape is preventing them from tearing like others.



wait, if the oil pressure goes up making the pleats create gaps.. shouldnt the bypass kick in?

I know you didnt say oil pressure go up.. but if oil pressure caused this it would be most likly b.c if to much pressure and you would think the bypass would kick in.
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#3365808 - 05/08/14 05:05 PM Re: Purolator 14610 and Bosch 3330 Cut Open [Re: WeenieHutJr]
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Bypass probably is kicking in-but not quickly enough, and repeated pushing of the too-wide pleats & weak-[CENSORED] media on the metal crimped seamed Puro Classic & Bosch filters are tearing them. Worst thing is, I've probably got 20 of these in my stash that are too junky to use.
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