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#2637570 - 05/27/12 04:08 PM Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne
2James1 Offline


Registered: 10/19/11
Posts: 389
Loc: Union County, PA
Exactly how similar are these two filters?
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#2637580 - 05/27/12 04:18 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
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Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 2027
Loc: Occupied Virginia
Filtering media is supposedly the same. PureOne has silicone rubber bits while the Bosch has the 'regular' stuff. No grippy paint on the Bosch, either.

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#2637581 - 05/27/12 04:19 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
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Registered: 02/06/10
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There clones......on the inside.
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#2637584 - 05/27/12 04:21 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
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Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 9786
Loc: The Old North State
Best information tested and posted here (see links below) says with the exception of the can, they are identical. Based on that, and same efficiency rating, it is my belief too.

Original Fitration Testing thread by river_rat. Long thread worth reading imo.

Filtration Test Summary by r_r


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#2637588 - 05/27/12 04:25 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
bourne Offline


Registered: 12/20/06
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Loc: Greenwood, IN
The ADBV in my Bosch Premium is silicone. Same with my P1.
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#2637623 - 05/27/12 05:01 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
2James1 Offline


Registered: 10/19/11
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Loc: Union County, PA
Thank you far all the replies so far(very quick to). I like the pureone and was curious just how similar the two are.
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#2637632 - 05/27/12 05:11 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
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#2637651 - 05/27/12 05:34 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: barlowc]
2James1 Offline


Registered: 10/19/11
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Loc: Union County, PA
Thank you barlowc. I have mostly used Mobil 1 oil filters thinking of switching to purolater pureone tho.
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#2637715 - 05/27/12 06:55 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: Sayjac]
2James1 Offline


Registered: 10/19/11
Posts: 389
Loc: Union County, PA
Originally Posted By: sayjac
Best information tested and posted here (see links below) says with the exception of the can, they are identical. Based on that, and same efficiency rating, it is my belief too.

Original Fitration Testing thread by river_rat. Long thread worth reading imo.

Filtration Test Summary by r_r

Very interesting read alot of work by river_rat
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#2637977 - 05/28/12 12:45 AM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
Robenstein Offline


Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 4726
Loc: Central IA
I like the Bosch...for just aesthetic reasons. Yellow filters are ugly.
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#2638321 - 05/28/12 01:46 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: 2James1]
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Loc: Cincinnati, OH, USA
Bosch can seems a lot thicker, doesn't cave in as easily as the P1. IMHO better in a location that could get hit by gravel or stray road debris.
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#2639280 - 05/29/12 12:49 PM Re: Bosch Premium vs. Purolator PureOne [Re: bourne]
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Registered: 12/07/08
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Loc: Occupied Virginia
Originally Posted By: bourne
The ADBV in my Bosch Premium is silicone. Same with my P1.

Oops, indeed that's the case. Just the O-ring is black rubber.

My Subaru uses a filter that does not have an ADBV so I forgot that little detail. smile

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