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#3057278 - 07/07/13 02:00 PM NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open
BlueOvalFitter Online   happy


Registered: 02/28/03
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Loc: Cajun Country, La.
My tires needed to be R&B. The tire store owed me a FREE OCI (VWB 5W30). I had them install my filter, (NAPA 1315 double ADBV that KCJeep gave me) and the tire store gave me the filter they would have used (MC FL-400S equivalent). BTW, the ASE tech did my OCI, not the one that I posted in another thread in this forum.







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#3057285 - 07/07/13 02:08 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
440Magnum Offline


Registered: 02/01/09
Posts: 6181
Loc: Texas
Can't tell- does the adhesive fully fill the pleat seam? Looks a little bulgie there in the middle. Good-looking mechanical parts... the media, not so much. I don't mind the waves, it just doesn't look like enough media area compared to other brands.
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#3057287 - 07/07/13 02:11 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Proselect is the low end filter, therefore less media than others.
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#3057297 - 07/07/13 02:23 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4483
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Looks like a decent filter for the price, I do like Wix's coil spring too. I think there may have some problems with the media on these bargain Wix models but I'm not positive on that.

I like the 6 large inlet holes as well.

As always, thanks for cutting and posting! It is appreciated.
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#3057302 - 07/07/13 02:29 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 8002
Loc: The Old North State
Biggest surprise here, this PS is actually uses the traditional Wix/NG thread end bypass and not a combo valve. Most PS now use a combo valve.

Seam looks sealed to me, some wave and a wider pleat area.

Hecho en Mexico o USA?

Thanks for the pics.

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#3057304 - 07/07/13 02:31 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Registered: 03/08/10
Posts: 530
Loc: NC
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#3057383 - 07/07/13 04:24 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4483
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Hey Blue can we get a pleat count?
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#3057416 - 07/07/13 04:51 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Registered: 10/11/10
Posts: 248
Loc: CO, USA
Is the seam intact?

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#3057454 - 07/07/13 05:29 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3282
Loc: USA
Pro Select is WIXs ProTec 2nd line filter.

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#3057547 - 07/07/13 07:03 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
Texan4Life Offline


Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2131
Loc: Texas
Thanks for the pics. not too bad since its a jobber filter. But I would definably feel better having the napa gold on instead of Wix's red headed step child. laugh :P
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#3057628 - 07/07/13 08:46 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: KCJeep]
BlueOvalFitter Online   happy


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3508
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
Originally Posted By: KCJeep
Hey Blue can we get a pleat count?

44 pleats. 45 if you count the seam with the sealant oozing from it. grin

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#3057670 - 07/07/13 09:35 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4483
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Not too bad, well less than a Motorcraft or Puro Classic but more than the equivalent orange can would have. Thanks Blue!
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#3058373 - 07/08/13 03:15 PM Re: NAPA ProSelect 21516 Cut Open [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
NightRiderQ45 Offline


Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 929
Loc: Houston, TX
Wow, looks like the quality of this filter has gone down since I last used this. I'll stick with my Wix, PC, P1, and Ultra filters...
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