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#3460890 - 08/21/14 12:44 AM Longer Oil Filter,Yes I Need One
rrounds Offline


Registered: 07/05/07
Posts: 557
Loc: SACRAMENTO, CA
On my 5.5 Owen generator(motorhome) has a short oil filter that is very hard to get my oil filter wrench on to take it off. So I e-mailed Baldwin to see what the micron rating was on the longer BT-353 filter and its a little better than the stock filter for my gen. So now I have a filter that should filter a little better and make it very easy to change because its 5 3/4" long which makes it easy to take off. The stock filter was around 3" long.

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#3460907 - 08/21/14 01:30 AM Re: Longer Oil Filter,Yes I Need One [Re: rrounds]
philobeddoe Offline


Registered: 05/26/08
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Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Congratulations, nice work.
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#3460914 - 08/21/14 02:01 AM Re: Longer Oil Filter,Yes I Need One [Re: rrounds]
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Registered: 09/14/10
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I did that with my 4Runner V8 by using the Mobil 1 M1-209 filter in place of the original filter part number. Same price, more area and a couple ounces more oil. What's not to like about that?
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#3461005 - 08/21/14 07:28 AM Re: Longer Oil Filter,Yes I Need One [Re: rrounds]
rrounds Offline


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That's right, and with the limited room for tools on the motorhome this longer filter lets me take one oil filter tool instead of two. The BT-353 has 347 sq. in. of filter media and that is over twice as much as the stock filter
That and no more skinned up knuckles.

ROD


Edited by rrounds (08/21/14 07:37 AM)
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