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#489895 - 09/17/06 07:45 AM kohler oil filter part #
mewisemagic Offline


Registered: 08/29/06
Posts: 128
Loc: n.c.
is there a different brand of filter that i can use? the manual lists 2 part # for kohler filters 12 050 01-s and 52 050 02-s. would like to be able to buy at wal-mart etc. is tere a auto filter that would work in its place and not cause any engine damage?

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#489896 - 09/17/06 12:29 PM Re: kohler oil filter part #
GT Mike Offline


Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 752
Loc: Oshkosh, WI
I'd have to look it up again, but there was a Wix equivilant to this Kohler filter, but NAPA and Carquest got almost as much money for it as the OEM filter.

Tractor Supply Company seems to have the best price on genuine Kohler filters.

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#489897 - 09/18/06 12:05 AM Re: kohler oil filter part #
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
For my Kohler it's the same filter as used on an early Neon . . . a shortened FL-400A.

I'm not sure of the exact number, but this may be it:

http://www.wixfilters.com/filterlookup/PartDetail.asp?Part=51348

Between a Napa Gold/Wix and a Kolher-branded one, I use the former at half the price.

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#489898 - 09/18/06 12:54 AM Re: kohler oil filter part #
docsteveg Offline


Registered: 08/28/06
Posts: 55
Loc: McAlester, OK
I use STP S3512 gotten at Autozone for a little more than 3 bucks. Others that fit are Wix 51056, Purolator L35310, Fram PH 8172, AC PF2210. Longer filter is Purolator L10241, Wix 51348.

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#489899 - 09/18/06 12:57 AM Re: kohler oil filter part #
JimG Offline


Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 93
Loc: Dickinson, TEXAS
A PH8A fit my Kohler just fine. I run the supertech version.

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#489900 - 09/18/06 03:57 AM Re: kohler oil filter part #
JTK Offline


Registered: 08/14/03
Posts: 7522
Loc: Buffalo, NY
There is a bunch of other threads on this, but the motorcraft FL400S (or x-ref of your choice) is the same diameter, gasket and threads as the kohler OEM, just 2X as long. I run the napa gold or carquest premium version on my kohler command 20hp (horiz shaft)

Joel

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#489901 - 09/18/06 06:12 PM Re: kohler oil filter part #
mewisemagic Offline


Registered: 08/29/06
Posts: 128
Loc: n.c.
thanks everyone

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#489902 - 10/02/06 12:55 AM Re: kohler oil filter part # [Re: mewisemagic]
FleetFilter.com Offline


Registered: 07/06/06
Posts: 128
Loc: Brenham, Texas
We are the cheapest on WIX/NG filters. The 51056 is $5.19 each, and the 51348 is $2.79 each.
Bryan
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Wix/NG at www.fleetfilter.com
We now use USPS to Canada,AK,HI

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#489903 - 10/03/06 07:36 AM Re: kohler oil filter part # [Re: FleetFilter.com]
another Todd Offline


Registered: 05/15/06
Posts: 1844
Loc: Southern CA
HOLD IT!!! My kohler oil filter has a 35psi bypass valve. The filter is short, but I found a longer version with roughly the same bypass valve setting. It is a Napa Gold 1342. Purolator makes a pureone the crosses to the napa also. The longer version is easier for me to change in my genset.
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#489904 - 10/03/06 07:41 AM Re: kohler oil filter part # [Re: another Todd]
another Todd Offline


Registered: 05/15/06
Posts: 1844
Loc: Southern CA
Er.....just rechecked, 1342 has 16psi bypass. Close enough for me.
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1996 Ford F53 Chassis motorhome
(2)2005 Ford Focus ZX4, and ZX5
2005 Ford Escape
2006 Ford Escape
2000 Chevy Silverado

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