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#325503 - 04/23/04 08:08 PM Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
Flintstone Offline


Registered: 04/03/04
Posts: 2
Loc: South Florida
Does anyone know of any filters the size of the Motorcraft 1A or 299 that are available with 22 x 1.5 threads? I'm looking for a longer filter to replace a MC FL-820S. Thanks.

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#325504 - 04/25/04 08:03 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 2868
Loc: Lakeville, MN
At last check, there are no larger replacement filters for the FL-820s.

If you want a bigger filter, the best bet is to run a remote and set it up to run the FL-1A.

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#325505 - 04/25/04 09:22 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 12897
Loc: By Detroit
Check this out. An adapter for M20x1.5 filter mount to make it fit a FL1A filter. Maybe there is a similar adapter available in the 22x1.5.
http://theoildrop.server101.com/cgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=6;t=001434

[ April 26, 2004, 12:27 AM: Message edited by: TallPaul ]

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#325506 - 08/25/04 01:46 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
FordManVT Offline


Registered: 03/28/03
Posts: 24
Loc: VT
If his engien bay is anything like mine, there is zero rrom for an adapter.

My solution was a remoe kit, summitt has a permacool kit for $40. It bolts right in, although AN lines are recomended. It uses the FL1A filter.

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#325507 - 08/25/04 05:14 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
Bill Kapaun Offline


Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 788
Loc: Oregon
A Wix 51592 looks to be about the size of the FL-1A.

BP is a bit higher.

Wix 51592

[ August 25, 2004, 08:20 PM: Message edited by: Bill Kapaun ]

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#325508 - 08/25/04 05:56 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
T-Keith Offline


Registered: 01/20/04
Posts: 4864
Loc: MN
FL820S is already pretty big. I wouldn't spend a lot of money for a filter only an inch longer. Your filter is already bigger then 90% of them.

-T

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#325509 - 08/25/04 09:46 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 2868
Loc: Lakeville, MN
What a weird cross reference! The 51592 is a filter for Komatsu and Onan engines, such as those found in mini-excavators, skid steers, and gensets. Whod've thunk... Now try and actually find one!

Next question is will it fit? I know on my F150 the filter is interesting enough to find its way on and off!

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#325510 - 08/29/04 07:47 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 2868
Loc: Lakeville, MN
Good luck finding the oversize filter, equivalent of the Wix 51592. Trips to a few sources, including a few parts houses that carry odd stuff ended up being empty handed.

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#325511 - 08/29/04 08:03 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
brianl703 Offline


Registered: 05/07/04
Posts: 10487
Loc: Manassas, VA
There's a Baldwin equivalent for it. One of the online Baldwin filter suppliers might have it.

Would the 20PSI bypass matter?

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#325512 - 09/28/05 11:59 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
ford390gashog Offline


Registered: 05/21/05
Posts: 33
Loc: U.S.***
the 51592 is easy to get all napa stores have them here is the napa part number FIL1592 .

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#325513 - 04/03/06 10:23 PM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
crimsontide Offline


Registered: 12/15/03
Posts: 284
Loc: Charlotte, NC
anyone know the filter ratings of this filter??

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#325514 - 04/04/06 06:47 AM Re: Motorcraft FL-FL1A or FL-299 Equivalent with 22 x 1.5 mm Threads
nemir Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 17
Loc: Big Spring TX
I took the oil filter stud to a machine shop, instructed the machinest to build a stud of the same dimintions except the outer end be made sae and fit the fl1A filter. It works and at a savings of 1.78, I shall break even in about 7 years.

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