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#2816503 - 11/27/12 11:52 PM NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER.
jamesonel Offline


Registered: 10/31/12
Posts: 44
Loc: california
is a napa pro select oil filter good or bad.also is a wix or napa alot better than a pro select or are you just paying extra for the paint on the oil filter. specs,good reviews or bad let me know. thank you.

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#2816504 - 11/28/12 12:05 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6973
Loc: PNW
"Pro Select" is a lower/cheaper line of NAPA filters. It has the combo ADBV/bypass valve. I'd pass and use something like a WIX, NAPA Gold or a Purolator.

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#2816512 - 11/28/12 12:41 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
mongo161 Offline


Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 3200
Loc: Coney Island, NY
IMO....they are a very good filter for oil flow.

It's very similar in comparison of a Purolator Classic to a Purolator Pure 1.

It will get you good filtration and excellent oil flow for at least 5K miles. In the winter especially that is what you need if your in a cold climate.....good rapid oil flow.
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#2816634 - 11/28/12 07:57 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10455
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
I would pass and step up to the gold line, the PS is just to cheap of filter for me i used a few in the past and upon inspection i found very thin and weak filter media i never used i one again.

step up to the napa gold.
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#2816657 - 11/28/12 08:37 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
ARCOgraphite Offline


Registered: 05/17/09
Posts: 8430
Loc: N.H, U.S.A.
If it has the combo valve its garbage - worse than Fram smile Step up a notch and get something better for the cost of a 1/2 gallon of gasoline.
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#2816682 - 11/28/12 09:07 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: ARCOgraphite]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10455
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
If it has the combo valve its garbage - worse than Fram smile Step up a notch and get something better for the cost of a 1/2 gallon of gasoline.

I do believe they do.
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#2817488 - 11/29/12 05:30 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
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Registered: 09/01/08
Posts: 2256
Loc: Southeast Texas
The "next step up" is a NAPA Silver, correct?

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#2817598 - 11/29/12 08:39 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 6954
Loc: Rochester NY
My '04 Nissan Altima 2.5L starts so fast that it can often experience "startup rattle". It also has that dreaded timing chain rattle while driving for the first few minutes after that cold startup but, only on cold days(never in the summer).

I have better luck (less startup rattle) with the NAPA ProSelect and Purolator Classic than even with the NISSAN FILTER or the Purolator PureOne(both w/silicone ADBV). I don't know why!
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#2817635 - 11/29/12 09:08 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: Char Baby]
BlueOvalFitter Offline


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3518
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
I have a couple of post' on here about this filter.I also have a post of one cut open. Do a search and decide for yourself.
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#2819000 - 11/30/12 09:15 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 6954
Loc: Rochester NY
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
I have a couple of post' on here about this filter.I also have a post of one cut open. Do a search and decide for yourself.


I did a search but, couldn't find yours. I did find others(You Tube videos) that showed WIX/NAPA failures.

Because of the distance I'd have to drive, I don't get to NAPA very often and when I do, it isn't for oil filters. I typicaly use Purolator Classic(sometimes a P1)as they available at more places that I frequent(AAP, PB's, W*M).

When I do get to NAPA, it's for those rare items that the other parts stores don't carry(I can't name a particular item off the top of my head).
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#2819021 - 11/30/12 09:28 AM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: Char Baby]
BlueOvalFitter Offline


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3518
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
I have a couple of post' on here about this filter.I also have a post of one cut open. Do a search and decide for yourself.


I did a search but, couldn't find yours. I did find others(You Tube videos) that showed WIX/NAPA failures.

Because of the distance I'd have to drive, I don't get to NAPA very often and when I do, it isn't for oil filters. I typicaly use Purolator Classic(sometimes a P1)as they available at more places that I frequent(AAP, PB's, W*M).

When I do get to NAPA, it's for those rare items that the other parts stores don't carry(I can't name a particular item off the top of my head).

I live in a farming community,soybeans,cotton,corn,milo,sugar cane,and crawfish. Our local NAPA caters to 95% of the farmers here. When you go in there with a sales flyer they give you a strange look. grin
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#2819360 - 11/30/12 02:17 PM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 6954
Loc: Rochester NY
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
I have a couple of post' on here about this filter.I also have a post of one cut open. Do a search and decide for yourself.


I did a search but, couldn't find yours. I did find others(You Tube videos) that showed WIX/NAPA failures.

Because of the distance I'd have to drive, I don't get to NAPA very often and when I do, it isn't for oil filters. I typicaly use Purolator Classic(sometimes a P1)as they available at more places that I frequent(AAP, PB's, W*M).

When I do get to NAPA, it's for those rare items that the other parts stores don't carry(I can't name a particular item off the top of my head).

I live in a farming community,soybeans,cotton,corn,milo,sugar cane,and crawfish. Our local NAPA caters to 95% of the farmers here. When you go in there with a sales flyer they give you a strange look. grin


I'm still not sure wheather or not you like NAPA Filters?
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#2819428 - 11/30/12 03:04 PM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: ZeeOSix]
Bgallagher Offline


Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 1157
Loc: Boston, MA
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
"Pro Select" is a lower/cheaper line of NAPA filters. It has the combo ADBV/bypass valve. I'd pass and use something like a WIX, NAPA Gold or a Purolator.


+1 You will get a lot more responses similiar. Spend the extra bucks and buy something decent
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#2819444 - 11/30/12 03:20 PM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: jamesonel]
sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 8034
Loc: The Old North State
Yep, no particular fan of the nitrile combo valve design. Less concern about adbv portion of the combo, than the bypass portion. If one wouldn't prefer a nitrile adbv, why would one want something that also functions as the relief/bypass valve. If the adbv tends to function at less than optimum, worst one will get is some start up rattle, annoying but not really terminal. Bypass fails, who knows.

Find a NPS application that still uses separate adbv and bypass (pics of one posted here recently) ok, otherwise I'd pass and go for the Napa Gold or some other brand with separate adbv and bypass.

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#2819474 - 11/30/12 03:53 PM Re: NAPA PRO SELECT OIL FILTER. [Re: Char Baby]
BlueOvalFitter Offline


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3518
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
Originally Posted By: Char Baby
I'm still not sure wheather or not you like NAPA Filters?


Are you talking to me? ???
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