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#3164455 - 10/22/13 11:21 PM Who Makes Drive Works Oil Filters At Advance Auto?
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 5156
Loc: new jersey
I was at advance auto today and i noticed white filters by the name of drive works does anyone know anything about them? The come sealed in plastic.

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#3164510 - 10/23/13 02:50 AM Re: Who Makes Drive Works Oil Filters At Advance Auto? [Re: crazyoildude]
Robenstein Offline


Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 3000
Loc: Central IA
If I recall from what I saw about them in previous posts they are made in china and most people say they look like a Donaldson knockoff in the way they are constructed, but with plain paper filter media.

Honestly I would go for a Purolator classic for just a little more money.
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#3164828 - 10/23/13 11:32 AM Re: Who Makes Drive Works Oil Filters At Advance Auto? [Re: Robenstein]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 5156
Loc: new jersey
i like the purolator also these look like frams

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#3164832 - 10/23/13 11:40 AM Re: Who Makes Drive Works Oil Filters At Advance Auto? [Re: crazyoildude]
accent2012 Offline


Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 440
Loc: Orlando, FL
They look like a purolator filter. It has a nitrile adbv.

I've used them and they are perfectly fine.
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#3164864 - 10/23/13 12:13 PM Re: Who Makes Drive Works Oil Filters At Advance Auto? [Re: crazyoildude]
99Saturn Offline


Registered: 02/25/13
Posts: 920
Loc: NY
They have metal ends, at least mine did when I cut it open. Everything I have read indicates Chinese made look a like of something else, not Purolator.

DW-4459

My big complaint was the ADBV, which seems to be the most common complaint when I see complaints. Other than that, I don't believe there are efficiency specs. Personally I'd go with a Purolator.

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