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#3393355 - 06/09/14 07:29 PM Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix
Spartanfool Offline


Registered: 02/10/08
Posts: 122
Loc: Michigan
Went to Lowe's today, and while there grabbed a couple filters to cut open. This is a Blue Mountain BMJ4459. Same as Fram PH3593 or AC PF1127 or Purulator L14459.

Cost me all of 36 cents.

I cut a Fram that I will post in another thread.

All the stuff


Some excess glue, but no tears


Side with tight pleats


Side with wide pleats


Diagonal slots on the inner core

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#3393366 - 06/09/14 07:39 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: Spartanfool]
toneydoc Offline


Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 1009
Loc: War Eagle
Dam shame to waste that good looking filter.
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#3393376 - 06/09/14 07:50 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: Spartanfool]
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That is a GOOD looking filter!
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#3393380 - 06/09/14 07:55 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: Spartanfool]
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Registered: 08/14/10
Posts: 6038
Loc: Northern Kentucky
Good looking filter? I see past this monstrosity.

See what 2000 miles will do to it.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3349314/Blue_Mountain_Filters_revisite
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#3393381 - 06/09/14 07:55 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: aquariuscsm]
Spartanfool Offline


Registered: 02/10/08
Posts: 122
Loc: Michigan
For $.36 I won't complain.

The one we ran in my son's Alero this winter came out looking pretty bad. I wanted to see what they looked like going in.

EDIT: 901Memphis...that is my son's filter. That's why I wanted to cut a fresh one open.


Edited by Spartanfool (06/09/14 07:58 PM)

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#3393414 - 06/09/14 08:25 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: Spartanfool]
Cooper Offline


Registered: 03/02/06
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Want some filter media with that glue? Wow, that is a lot of glue! Not bad, not good....run of the mill cheap filter. I would not use it though because of the excess glue. Don't want some of that breaking free.
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#3393491 - 06/09/14 09:32 PM Re: Virgin Blue Mountain Filter Pix [Re: Spartanfool]
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Registered: 08/14/10
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Loc: Northern Kentucky
Originally Posted By: Spartanfool
For $.36 I won't complain.

The one we ran in my son's Alero this winter came out looking pretty bad. I wanted to see what they looked like going in.

EDIT: 901Memphis...that is my son's filter. That's why I wanted to cut a fresh one open.



Yep you guys got what you paid for. I can't bring myself to trusting many filters these days.
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