Recent Topics
Mobil1HM 10w-30 vs. 10w-40 in reducing leaks
by 2James1
20 minutes 56 seconds ago
Is this a decent price for a Honda mower
by chiefsfan1
45 minutes 28 seconds ago
Generator special of the day HD
by LotI
Today at 10:15 AM
'15 Ecodiesel, Pennzoil Ultra Euro L 5W30, 8,330mi
by mhadden
Today at 09:46 AM
JSB Great Bearings
by artbuc
Today at 09:33 AM
fuels and GDI
by novadude
Today at 09:23 AM
P0158 2000 Jeep Cherokee 4.0
by Miller88
Today at 09:05 AM
Fort Mac is on fire
by Trotter
Today at 08:50 AM
SAE 10 motor oil?
by FordCapriDriver
Today at 08:39 AM
Jaguar XE?
by Quattro Pete
Today at 08:31 AM
subaru head gaskets and coolant
by rogerbeck
Today at 08:30 AM
High ZDDP oils in newer cars that do NOT use oil
by Dad2leia
Today at 08:29 AM
Newest Members
02Maxima, xlittoninjax, Jamer, johaiti, Danielbaja
57803 Registered Users
Who's Online
100 registered (4wheeldog, 1JZ_E46, 440Magnum, 69GTX, 2James1, 6 invisible), 0 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57803 Members
66 Forums
248507 Topics
4064115 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#1476607 - 05/25/09 09:54 PM Bosch Oil Filters?
Cooper Offline


Registered: 03/02/06
Posts: 1526
Loc: Mid-West, USA
Are Bosch oil filters any good? They say they have filtech media which is partial synthetic media. But, what is the general consensus on them?
_________________________
2012 Nissan Xterra
2014 Subaru Forester
PENNZOIL ULTRA PLATINUM



Top
#1476623 - 05/25/09 10:16 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Cooper]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 15454
Loc: Michigan
They seem to be pretty good...I guess it depends on how long you use the filter though.


I would have no proble, using one.
_________________________
“Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.”

Top
#1476631 - 05/25/09 10:22 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: daves87rs]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7934
Loc: Walker, MI
From my gathering, they seem to be very similar to, if not the same as the Purolator PureONE. The Filtech media has piqued my interest because I used and will use in the future, Honda filters that are made by Filtech. I wonder if they have the same media? The Filtech Honda filters are excellent, IMO. In either regard, it's an excellent filter from what I understand. \:\!
_________________________
99 Pontiac Firebird - 92k - Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30/Fram Extended Guard XG3980
08 Scion tC - 117k - RP 0W-20/Purolator Classic L14477

Top
#1476633 - 05/25/09 10:23 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: daves87rs]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31321
Loc: Great Lakes
Made by Purolator, so if you like them, then Bosch should be about the same.
_________________________
'02 530i (PPE 5W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)

Top
#1476740 - 05/26/09 04:59 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Quattro Pete]
Patman Offline



Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 19475
Loc: Oakville, Ontario
I thought Bosch filters were made by Champion Labs? Or is just the Bosch Premium?
_________________________
2005 Corvette (M1 5w30 & Fram Ultra)
2006 Civic EX Coupe (M1 0w20 & Fram Ultra)
2010 BMW 328i X-Drive (M1 0w40 & Mann filter)

Top
#1476748 - 05/26/09 05:45 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Patman]
Cooper Offline


Registered: 03/02/06
Posts: 1526
Loc: Mid-West, USA
 Originally Posted By: Patman
I thought Bosch filters were made by Champion Labs? Or is just the Bosch Premium?


From what I understand, Bosch and Champion parted ways not to long ago, and Purolator and Bosch went into a joint venture.
_________________________
2012 Nissan Xterra
2014 Subaru Forester
PENNZOIL ULTRA PLATINUM



Top
#1476834 - 05/26/09 08:57 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Cooper]
heavyhitter Offline


Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 674
Loc: Nebraska
I keep hearing rumors too.
Bosch used to be Champion.
I hear that Bosch bought Pruolator.....
So does this mean that Bosch bought Clarcor?
Or maybe Clarcor bought Bosch?
Or did Clarcor sell the Purolator line to Bosch?
Im really curious no know the straight answer on this.
_________________________
09' Nissan Frontier CC 4x4
09' Porshe Boxter S
05' Honda Element
4 Motorycles 3 ATV's

Top
#1476888 - 05/26/09 09:58 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: heavyhitter]
ZZman Offline


Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 4237
Loc: Michigan
They are a good filter.
_________________________
2002 Buick Regal GS (3.8 Supercharged) PP, Pure 1 filter
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible (2.7) PP, Pure 1 filter.

Top
#1477254 - 05/26/09 03:14 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Patman]
lexus114 Offline


Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 6113
Loc: Easton, PA
 Originally Posted By: Patman
I thought Bosch filters were made by Champion Labs? Or is just the Bosch Premium?


Yeah,that`s what I thought too??
_________________________
2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 4matic
2015 Lexus RX350 AWD

Top
#1477278 - 05/26/09 03:41 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: lexus114]
Dyoel182 Offline


Registered: 07/23/05
Posts: 1346
Loc: Texas
I know the Premiums changed to Purolator over a year ago.

Top
#1477298 - 05/26/09 04:05 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Dyoel182]
MBCLK Offline


Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 151
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Yes they are good. I prefer and use it over the Honda OEM
_________________________
Mercedes - Mobil 1 0W40, BG 44k, Hengst Fleece Filter
Honda - Pennzoil Platinum 10W30, Auto Rx, BG 44k, Bosch Oil Filter, Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF

Top
#1477372 - 05/26/09 05:14 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: MBCLK]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 3402
Loc: Iowa
I vote go for it. They are a nice Purolator. I tested one...not scientifically, on the old VW with 20W-50 oil. The oil appears very clean where there were silver swirlys in it before. The OP taken from downstream of the filter did not change on the gauge. Flow seems very good.

Top
#1477679 - 05/26/09 09:25 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: river_rat]
mimelio Offline


Registered: 01/28/09
Posts: 146
Loc: New York
Nice Filter with Silicone ADV. I got one on sale at Autozone 5 qts Mobil 1 and a Bosch filter $29.99. Basically built like the old Purolator Premium(glass enhanced media) with a Silicone ADV instead of Nitrile (synthetic rubber). I would dare say it is equal to a Wix or Napa Gold.

http://home.mindspring.com/~cewhite3nc/id12.html

Top
#1477693 - 05/26/09 09:39 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: mimelio]
MBCLK Offline


Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 151
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
 Originally Posted By: mimelio
Nice Filter with Silicone ADV. I got one on sale at Autozone 5 qts Mobil 1 and a Bosch filter $29.99. Basically built like the old Purolator Premium(glass enhanced media) with a Silicone ADV instead of Nitrile (synthetic rubber). I would dare say it is equal to a Wix or Napa Gold.

http://home.mindspring.com/~cewhite3nc/id12.html


nice. thank you for posting that.
_________________________
Mercedes - Mobil 1 0W40, BG 44k, Hengst Fleece Filter
Honda - Pennzoil Platinum 10W30, Auto Rx, BG 44k, Bosch Oil Filter, Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF

Top
#1478107 - 05/27/09 10:30 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: MBCLK]
lexus114 Offline


Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 6113
Loc: Easton, PA
"Autozone 5 qts Mobil 1 and a Bosch filter $29.99."

Is that sale still going on??
_________________________
2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 4matic
2015 Lexus RX350 AWD

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >