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#3153540 - 10/12/13 04:47 PM Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open
jdmstr22 Offline


Registered: 12/04/12
Posts: 275
Loc: Illinois
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#3153552 - 10/12/13 04:54 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
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How old is that filter? I think the new NAPA Silvers have the combo ADBV/bypass valve. This one still had the old style base end bypass and separate ADBV.
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#3153566 - 10/12/13 05:02 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: ZeeOSix]
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Registered: 06/17/13
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I opened up a Napa Silva for my Honda Accord and it looked just like that. However I felt the filter element was very small compared to others that I opened.
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#3153578 - 10/12/13 05:11 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: ZeeOSix]
jdmstr22 Offline


Registered: 12/04/12
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
How old is that filter? I think the new NAPA Silvers have the combo ADBV/bypass valve. This one still had the old style base end bypass and separate ADBV.


i bought it last october.
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#3153582 - 10/12/13 05:13 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: David1]
jdmstr22 Offline


Registered: 12/04/12
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: David1
I opened up a Napa Silva for my Honda Accord and it looked just like that. However I felt the filter element was very small compared to others that I opened.


agree, not too impressed with this filter but not too bad for under $4.
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#3153722 - 10/12/13 07:43 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
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Registered: 10/08/11
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Loc: Chicago, IL
hmm... odd exactly the same as the Napa Gold I just opened


Edited by Brybo86 (10/12/13 07:43 PM)
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#3153728 - 10/12/13 07:48 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: Brybo86]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
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Loc: PNW
Originally Posted By: Brybo86
hmm... odd exactly the same as the Napa Gold I just opened


Not really, as the NAPA Gold should have a silicone ADBV and the media is probably different (better efficiency).

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#3153850 - 10/12/13 09:59 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
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The Silvers can be a very good buy. The combo valves depend somewhat on application, they don't all have it. I recently bought 3 and only 1 had the combo valve.
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#3153945 - 10/13/13 01:46 AM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: KCJeep]
jdmstr22 Offline


Registered: 12/04/12
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: KCJeep
The Silvers can be a very good buy. The combo valves depend somewhat on application, they don't all have it. I recently bought 3 and only 1 had the combo valve.


Still a better buy than the OCOD I just realized this filter is exactly the same as the carquest red i posted a while back.

I would use it for a 3k oci
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#3154924 - 10/13/13 10:44 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
Texican Offline


Registered: 07/29/13
Posts: 192
Loc: Texas
The napa silver is a good filter, I've used it on a number of occasions with no problems.
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#3155229 - 10/14/13 09:27 AM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
webfors Offline


Registered: 06/06/06
Posts: 4050
Loc: Great White North.. eh
Not a whole lot of media. It could have more and tighter pleats IMO.
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#3155550 - 10/14/13 03:02 PM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
Robenstein Offline


Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 3778
Loc: Central IA
Looks to be better for the money than a Fram still. Fram orange cans I have opened dont have many pleats either.
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#3157381 - 10/16/13 07:08 AM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: jdmstr22]
Lubener Offline


Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 488
Loc: Ohio
Are these silver filters supposed to be better than their pro-select?

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#3157385 - 10/16/13 07:11 AM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 8829
Loc: The Old North State
Originally Posted By: Lubener
Are these silver filters supposed to be better than their pro-select?
To rate them tier wise,

1.) Gold
2.) Silver
3.) ProSelect

So yes the Silver is supposed to be better than the NPS.

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#3157611 - 10/16/13 11:19 AM Re: Napa Silver 31334 Cut Open [Re: Lubener]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 5266
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Originally Posted By: Lubener
Are these silver filters supposed to be better than their pro-select?


Yes they are supposed to be. From what I've seen they do have a little bit more media than a comparable Pro Select, just a few pleats worth. I don't know if there is any difference in the media itself, I kinda doubt it. The Gold does have improved media over the Silver.

Silvers have a better looking paint job also I think that's about it. Silvers frequently go on sale for just $2.54, a wowser deal IMO I have bought several lately.
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