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#1883809 - 05/07/10 04:33 PM NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 11015
Loc: Albany, NY
5,000 miles on PP. Winter driving and cold starts. Put in early october 2009, changed mid april. Seems very high quality. Can was thick and sturdy, the base was very thick and strong. ADBV was fully functional, it was completely full of oil between the can and media. The pleats were still strong and mostly straight, very little deflection. The media is extremely solidly attatched to the endcaps, no way to remove them without damaging the filter. Made in USA. Very nice, have absolutely no qualms about using again.

























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#1883810 - 05/07/10 04:34 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Nick R]
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
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Loc: Albany, NY








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#1883827 - 05/07/10 04:58 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Nick R]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10931
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Yup another quality filter from WIX,great filter at a good price,i have bought them before on the NAPA filter sales for $3 ish a piece.

why only 5,000 on the PP? waisting good oil.
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#1883829 - 05/07/10 05:00 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: daman]
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 11015
Loc: Albany, NY
Originally Posted By: daman
Yup another quality filter from WIX,great filter at a good price,i have bought them before on the NAPA filter sales for $3 ish a piece.

why only 5,000 on the PP? waisting good oil.


When I get the UOA back on it and the Maxlife in it now I will decide what OCI I would like to settle down at. It will probably end up being like 7,000 or so.
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#1883832 - 05/07/10 05:04 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Nick R]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10931
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
That would be better,is this in your 2.2 Cav? if so great engines and easy on oil could easy do 10k on PP and your WIX filter.
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#1883836 - 05/07/10 05:07 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: daman]
Colt45ws Offline


Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 8851
Loc: Central Washington
I wasnt impressed by that gasketless piece of metal between the filter and ADBV.
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#1883888 - 05/07/10 06:12 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Colt45ws]
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 11015
Loc: Albany, NY
Here is a media shot of the PL10111 to compare it to.



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#1883989 - 05/07/10 09:01 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Nick R]
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Registered: 07/16/08
Posts: 862
Loc: Massena, NY
Very nice, as long as my Napa Gold 1515 is still made in NC I'll stick with them. My Jeep does not like Purolators.
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#1884114 - 05/07/10 11:51 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: sparkplug]
sw99 Offline


Registered: 03/22/06
Posts: 1658
Loc: Colorado
Great pics, thanks!

Filter looks great.
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#1884572 - 05/08/10 04:27 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: sw99]
mechanicx Offline


Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 8576
Loc: Ohio
The main thing I have agianst this filter besides its high price, which its construction might justify, is its low efficiency rating. Beta 20 @ 31 microns is just really low efficiency.

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#1884588 - 05/08/10 04:51 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Nick R]
EMPIRE Offline


Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 109
Loc: AZ
so NAPA Gold filters are made by WIX ?? hmmm, last time i spoke to WIX (a couple of weeks ago) they told me they do not make private label filters.....

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#1884612 - 05/08/10 05:24 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: EMPIRE]
Patman Offline



Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 19516
Loc: Oakville, Ontario
Originally Posted By: EMPIRE
so NAPA Gold filters are made by WIX ?? hmmm, last time i spoke to WIX (a couple of weeks ago) they told me they do not make private label filters.....


I don't know who you spoke to, but they were flat out wrong. Wix has made NAPA Gold, Carquest Premium, Kralinator, and many others for a long time now.

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#1884706 - 05/08/10 07:37 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: Patman]
EMPIRE Offline


Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 109
Loc: AZ
here's the story. Rock Auto had some "End of Stock" filters for my car, also listed was the same filter # in "WIX". that seemed odd so i called Rock Auto. sales person tells me they are private label filters that was the end of stock, but she could not tell me what label they were. the end-of-stock filters were about 70% less $$ than the "WIX" filter.

since Rock Auto couldnt tell me anything about these discounted filters i then called the WIX hotline and asked about private label filters, told the rep the same above. she kept telling me WIX does not make private label filters.

so i went ahead anyways and bought the end-of-stock filters from Rock Auto, when i got them the filters were in "Big A by WIX" boxes and the filter themselves had "Big A by WIX" logo on them. i was suspecting that these filters may have been when Dana owned WIX, and now that Affinia Group Inc owns WIX i thought that WIX might have stopped doing private label filters. the filters i got were in boxes that looked old, like they have been moved around a lot, sitting on the shelf for years, etc.

i do see this on Affinia website back from 2008:
"WIX was also honored by the Alliance with four other awards: Bronze Outstanding Shipping Performance Award for 95% Fill Rateľ WIX Filters; Bronze Outstanding Shipping Performance Award for 95% Fill Rate - Parts Master Filters made by WIX; Outstanding Private Label Vendor - Parts Master Filters made by WIX; and Outstanding Manpower Support - WIX Filters."

i'll call WIX again and ask.... but the WIX person i spoke to was very confident that WIX does not make private label filters....

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#1884722 - 05/08/10 08:03 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: EMPIRE]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10931
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Nope,,Patman is 100% correct!
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#1884725 - 05/08/10 08:06 PM Re: NAPA Gold 1040 Cut open [Re: EMPIRE]
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
Posts: 39806
Loc: Pottstown, PA
Ask them who makes the Napa Pro Select.
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