Recent Topics
Liqui Moly Oil Saver Question
by Ddub
18 minutes 37 seconds ago
Chevy suburban 4x4
by lawman1909
Today at 09:34 AM
At what point to drop comp/collision insurance?
by Quattro Pete
Today at 09:18 AM
$10 off any $50 gas card w/ $50 purchase at Publix
by LT4 Vette
Today at 08:39 AM
Tire Review-AltiMAX RT43
by Char Baby
Today at 08:18 AM
2014 Ram 1500 3.0l VM Diesel UOA
by Shaker223
Today at 07:39 AM
2012 Elantra 1.8
by dlundblad
Today at 07:37 AM
Why The Demise of Timing Belts?
by doitmyself
Today at 07:00 AM
Most shootings occur after an argument...
by Shannow
Today at 05:54 AM
expectant couples
by dnewton3
Today at 05:35 AM
10/30-11/26 Advance Ad
by tenderloin
Today at 02:06 AM
Castrol edge in lawn mower?
by sky06
Today at 01:35 AM
Newest Members
FiveOhTorx, conefree, NEVALEAK, kevmor99, macbaxter
51742 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (4wheeldog, 123Saab, 05LGTLtd, bigt61, 04SE, 2010_FX4, 3 invisible), 1538 Guests and 161 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51742 Members
64 Forums
221405 Topics
3501332 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#1907422 - 05/30/10 08:53 AM Purolator Classic?
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 7348
Loc: Rochester NY
Are Purolator Classic filters still as good/same as the Puro Prem Plus filters that they're replacing?
_________________________
"Finally Retired"!

1980 Firebird FORMULA V8-NEW
2001 Lexus RX-300 V6-NEW
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S-NEW
2006 Mazda 3i 2.0L-PreOwned

Top
#1907458 - 05/30/10 09:21 AM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: Char Baby]
LT4 Vette Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 12550
Loc: USA
Yes. Why did they even bother chaning the name ?

Top
#1907515 - 05/30/10 10:34 AM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: LT4 Vette]
L_Sludger Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2433
Loc: Ohio
Originally Posted By: LT4 Vette
Yes. Why did they even bother chaning the name ?
upsell, upsell, upsell.

"Typically, we find that customers who aren't going to keep their cars for more than a year will go for our Classic model. But we strongly recommend using the PureOne for any car that you want to last more than 75,000 miles."
_________________________
Sincerely,
Louisville Sludger

Top
#1907558 - 05/30/10 11:42 AM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: L_Sludger]
Panzerman Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2501
Loc: Daytona, Florida
Originally Posted By: L_Sludger
Originally Posted By: LT4 Vette
Yes. Why did they even bother chaning the name ?
upsell, upsell, upsell.

"Typically, we find that customers who aren't going to keep their cars for more than a year will go for our Classic model. But we strongly recommend using the PureOne for any car that you want to last more than 75,000 miles."
Yeah, right and what about all the cars that use whatever, cheap econo filter from the quick lubes, Purolator didnt really put that up. I have always used the Classics/Premium Plus and had zero problems, they meet the new car specifications(exceed Motorcrafts) so why would any car require Pureones or boost the life of it. Although Pureones may trap finer particles, I would guess the difference in wear to be as minute as weather you used 5w30 or 5w20. A difference, hardly measurable.

Top
#1907811 - 05/30/10 05:00 PM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: Panzerman]
Vizzy Offline


Registered: 04/26/09
Posts: 1183
Loc: Canada
Yep...it's all about "marketing".

As long as the standard filter is of good quality I would never even consider a "premium" product in a line up.


Edited by Vizzy (05/30/10 05:01 PM)

Top
#1909293 - 06/01/10 07:13 AM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: L_Sludger]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 7348
Loc: Rochester NY
Several years ago, I spoke on the phone with a Purolator engineer and asked about the differences between the PuroPremPlus & PureOne filters. The way he explained it to me was: They both trap between 10-20 microns but, the P1 traps more(20% more) of those 10-20 micron particles than does the PPP.

Originally Posted By: L_Sludger
Originally Posted By: LT4 Vette
Yes. Why did they even bother chaning the name ?
upsell, upsell, upsell.

"Typically, we find that customers who aren't going to keep their cars for more than a year will go for our Classic model. But we strongly recommend using the PureOne for any car that you want to last more than 75,000 miles."


I have only used standard filters. Oh, OK, I have used a P1 and a FRAM Extended Guard on a couple of occasions(I can count on one hand how many "Better Filters" I have ever used) but, not as a rule and I keep my vehicles into their teens.

Also, if a filter such as a PureOne or any of the filters that trap more particals of dirt on it's first OCI application, why would anyone want to extend their use? I don't mean, extending them from 3000/4000 mile OCI to 6000/7000 mile OCI but, to extend them for another OCI. Wouldn't a person want to get rid of it? To me, it would seem that the standard filters would be the filters to extend for another OCI.
_________________________
"Finally Retired"!

1980 Firebird FORMULA V8-NEW
2001 Lexus RX-300 V6-NEW
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5S-NEW
2006 Mazda 3i 2.0L-PreOwned

Top
#1910482 - 06/02/10 08:07 AM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: Char Baby]
RacerE7773 Offline


Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 973
Loc: Geneva
I have used both, and still change the filter at every oil change.
_________________________
"Don't tell me you're the one they kept..."-Moe

"Naw, I'm the one they threw away..."-Larry
2007 Taurus 3.0 101,000 mi.

Top
#1911456 - 06/02/10 11:33 PM Re: Purolator Classic? [Re: Panzerman]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 5481
Loc: new jersey
i dont care what they say the filter that filters a little less flows a little better..
I will take flow over slightly cleaner any day ...What about bypass

Top