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#2877309 - 01/20/13 07:50 AM Re: Purolater Air Filters...Not What They Used To Be? [Re: Garak]
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Registered: 10/13/08
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Loc: The Old North State
Originally Posted By: Garak
Originally Posted By: Jim Allen
That is a fairly nasty looking filter. Which Fram line is it? Tha AC Delco fitlers from the Silverado are reputed to be a good fit.


Agreed. That looks nothing like the Fram air filters I've used.....

Same here. Two of the cars I maintain both use rigid frame AF's, both Hondas. Including the one pictured in this thread the quality is just fine. As for the pic previously posted, I recently looked at a Fram EG CA8756 iirc for a 5.3L Tahoe the with a similar design to the one in the pic, and it appeared to be quite well made. I suppose there are exceptions, and that's why it's always good to inspect the any filter prior to purchase. As I said though, very satisfied with the Fram Extra Guard AF's for my applications.


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#2878510 - 01/20/13 11:29 PM Re: Purolater Air Filters...Not What They Used To Be? [Re: afoulk]
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I've used quite a few purolators, still do.

i've used fram as well but i got away from them.

I guess like any other company you'll have a few bad filters here and there.

I once saw a fram conical style filter that the plastic end fell off and air was just bypassing the filter all together.
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#2878530 - 01/20/13 11:55 PM Re: Purolater Air Filters...Not What They Used To Be? [Re: Jim Allen]
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Registered: 10/04/07
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Originally Posted By: Jim Allen
That is a fairly nasty looking filter. Which Fram line is it? Tha AC Delco fitlers from the Silverado are reputed to be a good fit.


For air filters I always go with OE. Toyota's Denso filter has an excellent filtering media, and I use the A-1618C in my 5.3L C1500 which has been tested to be an excellent filter.

What's interesting about the Silverado truck application that it calls for 3 different filters. I use the A-1618C filter for the Duramax engine. It's a different part# for the gassers.

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