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#1476607 - 05/25/09 09:54 PM Bosch Oil Filters?
Cooper Offline


Registered: 03/02/06
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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?
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#1476623 - 05/25/09 10:16 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Cooper]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
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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.
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#1476631 - 05/25/09 10:22 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: daves87rs]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
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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. \:\!
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#1476633 - 05/25/09 10:23 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: daves87rs]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Made by Purolator, so if you like them, then Bosch should be about the same.
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#1476740 - 05/26/09 04:59 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Quattro Pete]
Patman Offline



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I thought Bosch filters were made by Champion Labs? Or is just the Bosch Premium?
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#1476748 - 05/26/09 05:45 AM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Patman]
Cooper Offline


Registered: 03/02/06
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 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.
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#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.
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#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.
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#1477254 - 05/26/09 03:14 PM Re: Bosch Oil Filters? [Re: Patman]
lexus114 Offline


Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 6077
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??
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#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.

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#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
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#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.

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#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

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


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

Is that sale still going on??
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