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#3393245 - 06/09/14 05:52 PM Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia
tratman2000 Offline


Registered: 09/30/11
Posts: 60
Loc: Topsail Island NC
Just wanted to see others thoughts on the purolator tear scare going around. I've long been a purolator fan and currently running 5 vehicles with 4 pureones and 1 classic and have 4 pureones stashed. I just recently started reading all the issues about them tearing, been away from here a little while. Il defiantly cut mine open as they come due but the more I think of a possible tear and oil blowing thru the more paranoid I become. Lol. Might not make a full oci.
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#3393251 - 06/09/14 05:58 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
actionstan Offline


Registered: 05/22/13
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Loc: Ohio
I pulled one at 2000 miles, and did a complete oil change(was originally planning on 5000 LOL NOT ANYMORE).

Went to Walmart and bought a FRAM toughgaurd. I have another pureone sitting on my shelf gathering dust..


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#3393256 - 06/09/14 06:04 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
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I do not think a small tear in the media of a filter will cause any harm. Its not like shoveling some sand into the oil fill.

Oil goes from the outside towards the inside.
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#3393258 - 06/09/14 06:05 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
tratman2000 Offline


Registered: 09/30/11
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Never thought I'd say this but I'm looking to the fram tough guards. And the ultra for my z71.
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#3393262 - 06/09/14 06:08 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: Donald]
tratman2000 Offline


Registered: 09/30/11
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Loc: Topsail Island NC
Originally Posted By: Donald
I do not think a small tear in the media of a filter will cause any harm. Its not like shoveling some sand into the oil fill.

Oil goes from the outside towards the inside.


I agree but it's not filtering at the same rate that I'm paying for. Buying a middle to high grade filter I want full advertised filtration.
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#3393284 - 06/09/14 06:30 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
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I had some Pure 1, I returned it to Pep Boys exchanged for Tough Guard.
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#3393286 - 06/09/14 06:34 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
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Registered: 12/22/13
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I have a purolator classic on my beater right now. I will run it the full 5000 miles before replacing. I have an old purolator classic in my stash for my daughter's S10. I will use it on the next oil change and will run it 5000 miles too. I will cut them open after use.
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#3393288 - 06/09/14 06:35 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
Hollow Offline


Registered: 02/29/08
Posts: 1024
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Nope. I have a P1 on right now. It'll get taken off somewhere between 7,500 and 10,000 when I change the oil.
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#3393293 - 06/09/14 06:38 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
JC1 Offline


Registered: 11/29/08
Posts: 643
Loc: Oshawa, Ontario Canada
Originally Posted By: tratman2000
Just wanted to see others thoughts on the purolator tear scare going around. I've long been a purolator fan and currently running 5 vehicles with 4 pureones and 1 classic and have 4 pureones stashed. I just recently started reading all the issues about them tearing, been away from here a little while. Il defiantly cut mine open as they come due but the more I think of a possible tear and oil blowing thru the more paranoid I become. Lol. Might not make a full oci.


I did the oil change early at 6500 km and cut it open and found no tears. I have one classic and left which I will leave for now. The other filters are Napa golds.

Regards, JC.

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#3393312 - 06/09/14 06:54 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
tenderloin Offline


Registered: 12/16/02
Posts: 6018
Loc: Huntington Beach, CA
Not worried one bit. Anyone who wants to sell their junky Purolators cheap or even give them away...I will take them..,. if they fit my cars. LOL

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#3393317 - 06/09/14 06:55 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
LT4 Vette Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 12324
Loc: USA
No need to ger rid of your Purolator oil filters.

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#3393321 - 06/09/14 06:58 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
dave180 Offline


Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 139
Loc: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Paranoid? Of what?
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#3393329 - 06/09/14 07:00 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
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Loc: north carolina
I pulled mine off, replaced them with mobil 1 filters.
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#3393334 - 06/09/14 07:04 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: Hollow]
gregk24 Offline


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 2735
Loc: FL, USA
Originally Posted By: Hollow
Nope. I have a P1 on right now. It'll get taken off somewhere between 7,500 and 10,000 when I change the oil.


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#3393336 - 06/09/14 07:05 PM Re: Anyone pull there purolators early due to paranoia [Re: tratman2000]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 5197
Loc: New York
I returned several Pureones......won't use them again....at least until I'm certain they FIXED the problem.

I don't understand how Driveworks Chinese made filters have nice even pleats and Purolators are always wavy....poor design or QA (or trying to skimp on filter material)...

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