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#2310576 - 07/09/11 12:53 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: cp3]
SEMI_287 Offline


Registered: 02/25/11
Posts: 990
Loc: Up State NY
Originally Posted By: cp3
Originally Posted By: SEMI_287
Napa Platinum

Synthetic media but $12.49 a pop.


SEMI_287, out of curiosity what is the price of a Gold in your area? I've had to pay almost that much for a Wix or Gold locally.



About
$6 and some change with tax.
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#2310992 - 07/09/11 09:56 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
Texan4Life Offline


Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2207
Loc: Texas
cool. Can't wait to see one cut open. My guess it will look like a RP or fram XG
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#2311008 - 07/09/11 10:14 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 3402
Loc: Iowa
According to NAPA Online, they are now in stock in my closest (central Iowa) store, but I haven't tried to buy one yet.

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#2311224 - 07/10/11 09:02 AM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: river_rat]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10691
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: river_rat
According to NAPA Online, they are now in stock in my closest (central Iowa) store, but I haven't tried to buy one yet.

Yep same here river i checked my applications and $12.69 there available here in MI,cool going to have grab a few!

wish we knew the efficiency specs may have to call WIX,hope these filters are on par with the RP and StrataPore filters there already little bit cheaper so that's a plus and with NAPA's filter sale in the spring may even be a better deal.

anybody dig up some efficiency's post them up.
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#2311920 - 07/10/11 08:01 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 3402
Loc: Iowa
Turns out NAPA Online was wrong. The store hasn't seen them yet. The warehouse doesn't have any yet either.

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#2311970 - 07/10/11 08:52 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: river_rat]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10691
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
you called your store?
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#2312114 - 07/10/11 10:17 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: river_rat]
The_Eric Offline


Registered: 03/31/10
Posts: 3698
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: river_rat
Turns out NAPA Online was wrong. The store hasn't seen them yet. The warehouse doesn't have any yet either.


I know ours knows nothing of them yet either. In fact they didn't know they existed until I said something...
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#2313018 - 07/11/11 06:39 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: daman]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 3402
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: daman
you called your store?

I went up there to get some fuel line.

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#2313855 - 07/12/11 03:35 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
TMahaffey Offline


Registered: 03/27/11
Posts: 24
Loc: Maine
Ok here's the scoop. This filter will be a direct competition to Amsoil Ea line. I saw one cut apart today and they are identical. Full synthetic wire backed medium, silicone anti-drainback valve, nitrile gasket, coil spring, and high flow area (when applicable). Napa will be offering 3 lines now, all made by Wix. Platinum, Gold (regular re-packaged Wix) and a Silver line which compares to fram and a few others to name a few. They will still offer their [censored], leaky, proselect. (not made by Wix) and the NASCAR line is discontinued.

PS I work at Napa.

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#2313911 - 07/12/11 05:00 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: TMahaffey]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10691
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: TMahaffey
Ok here's the scoop. This filter will be a direct competition to Amsoil Ea line. I saw one cut apart today and they are identical. Full synthetic wire backed medium, silicone anti-drainback valve, nitrile gasket, coil spring, and high flow area (when applicable). Napa will be offering 3 lines now, all made by Wix. Platinum, Gold (regular re-packaged Wix) and a Silver line which compares to fram and a few others to name a few. They will still offer their [censored], leaky, proselect. (not made by Wix) and the NASCAR line is discontinued.

PS I work at Napa.

Very very good i love it!,,any chance you can get us some efficiency/Beta specs??
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#2313927 - 07/12/11 05:16 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: daman]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
Posts: 877
Loc: Spring Hill, FL
How does this and the Amsoil filter stack up to the Royal Purple oil filter which is guaranteed for 12,000 mile OCI.
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#2313930 - 07/12/11 05:19 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
Posts: 877
Loc: Spring Hill, FL
Oh and to note these are $13.49 here in VA.
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#2313944 - 07/12/11 05:28 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: daman]
TMahaffey Offline


Registered: 03/27/11
Posts: 24
Loc: Maine
i Dont have any info on that but will post as soon as I get it. It should be the same as the Amsoil Ea. The filter rep told be it is made in the WIX Factory the same as Amsoil Ea, just repackaged by Napa into a Platinum box

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#2313963 - 07/12/11 05:53 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
cp3 Offline


Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 2642
Loc: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Cool....afraid to see the price up here! Canada
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#2313969 - 07/12/11 06:03 PM Re: Napa Ultra Platinum filter [Re: Finklejag]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
Posts: 877
Loc: Spring Hill, FL
If these are the same as the Amsoil and Royal Purple you might as well go with those and pass on this one. I got one of each for $12.00. Saved a $1.49 over the napa platinum oil filter.
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