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#346680 - 12/22/05 08:14 AM AC Delco vs. Purolator
GMC_Z71 Offline


Registered: 12/10/05
Posts: 40
Loc: Arkansas
Who's oil fiter is better? AC Delco or the Purolator oil filter. I started to these Purolator Pure one filters advertised on TV and hear alot about them. Any comments or suggestions? Thanks

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#346681 - 12/22/05 08:18 AM Re: AC Delco vs. Purolator
2Fast4U Offline


Registered: 09/06/05
Posts: 444
Loc: Tampa
IMO.... Purolator. I've stated the following before.... whenever I put on an oil filter I use a rag or something to wipe off the threads of the filter. There have been multiple times in the past when doing this (with Delco filters) that I have seen metal shaving on the rag. Because of this I will not use Delco again.

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#346682 - 12/21/05 10:03 PM Re: AC Delco vs. Purolator
labman Offline


Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 8711
Loc: Nothern USA
I have seen reports of crap on the thread of many different brands. Seems it happens to all of them.

The AC 1177's I have cut open had half again more media than an L 10193. Purolators have a dome end bypass too. Quality of the media is a black hole.

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#346683 - 12/21/05 10:38 PM Re: AC Delco vs. Purolator
Ugly3 Offline


Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 2635
Loc: Chicago
In almost all, if not all testing, Purolator Pure One comes out on top.

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