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#2242392 - 04/25/11 12:19 AM Who makes the AC Delco......
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
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oil filters from Walmart? Specifically a PF47E for a 3.8L and are these AC Delco a decent filter or should I just get a P1 and be done?


Edited by volk06 (04/25/11 12:20 AM)
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#2242397 - 04/25/11 12:27 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
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i stopped using a/c when they went to the e core design they used to be good filters

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#2242404 - 04/25/11 12:35 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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Ac Delco oil filters are made by champion labs and the E in pf47E stands for Ecore. I prefer the classic design over the Ecore ones.
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#2242408 - 04/25/11 12:40 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: Ironduke4]
volk06 Offline


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So stay away from the Pf47E and find a regular PF47?
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#2242412 - 04/25/11 12:46 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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AC Delco oil filters are currently made by Champion Labs using their E-Core design.. Wix was making them for a while prior.
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#2242415 - 04/25/11 12:48 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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Originally Posted By: volk06
So stay away from the Pf47E and find a regular PF47?


^^Exactly! You`ll probably have to go to an auto parts chain to get the good AC Delco. Although I bought one for my gf`s Olds at Walmart. I just reached and got the one from the very back. It was the last good one they had :^) That`s the same filter her car uses,the PF47.


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#2242432 - 04/25/11 01:58 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: aquariuscsm]
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i went to a gm dealer we don't usually deal with a few weeks ago and when i asked the parts guy gave me a kooky look and pretended he knew nothing about a/c changing to e cores,,,i love stealerships they are the ones i can thank for getting most of my business from... there are not too many people that trust them

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#2242516 - 04/25/11 08:19 AM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: crazyoildude]
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Originally Posted By: crazyoildude
i went to a gm dealer we don't usually deal with a few weeks ago and when i asked the parts guy gave me a kooky look and pretended he knew nothing about a/c changing to e cores,,,i love stealerships they are the ones i can thank for getting most of my business from... there are not too many people that trust them
You gotta realize, just because they are a "dealer" doesn't mean they known anything about oil, and/or the filters that filter the oil.


Same instance with a "lube tech" trying to tell me to get some "new oil" analyzed, rather than the "old oil" that had been sitting in my cars crankcase for 2+ years (rarely, if ever driven in that 2 yrs....). I explained the oil analysis deal to him and finally he "sorta" understood (or just pretended really good) what I was talking about....I asked him to catch a sample of the oil as it was draining and he was like why would you want a sample of old oil? Wouldn't you want a sample of "new" oil that you "knew" about? etc....and I had to explain to him, the circumstances, I just purchased the car, with no maintenance history, and was curious how the oil analysis would turn up, then I grabbed the little Blackstone insert out of my glove box and showed him and I think I perked his interest a little bit.....he seemed really interested anyways.

He claimed to be "ASE Certified" even....one of those little shack-size "Pennzoil" quick lube stations, last one left, probably in our whole county....hehe.

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#2242862 - 04/25/11 02:51 PM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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Apologies in advance for asking a question that has probably been discussed before, but what is unattractive about the e-core filters? confused
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#2242872 - 04/25/11 02:57 PM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: Falcon_LS]
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Originally Posted By: Falcon_LS
Apologies in advance for asking a question that has probably been discussed before, but what is unattractive about the e-core filters? confused


Do a search for ecore media blowout.
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#2244583 - 04/26/11 11:40 PM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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All the AC Delco E-Cores I have used on a 3800 worked fine. IMHO, the E-Core blowout has been blown out of proportion.
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#2245052 - 04/27/11 12:53 PM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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Way out. It's a classic case of "Internet Amplification".
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#2245540 - 04/27/11 09:55 PM Re: Who makes the AC Delco...... [Re: volk06]
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^ Yep, but why ruin a good story with the facts? haha
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