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#3076208 - 07/25/13 03:54 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 02/28/03
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His profile reads him as member #2. Who was member #1?
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#3076219 - 07/25/13 04:08 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
Towncivilian Offline


Registered: 01/07/11
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Loc: Florida, USA
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
His profile reads him as member #2. Who was member #1?

Probably the board's administrator account.
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#3076235 - 07/25/13 04:32 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: Zhukov]
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Registered: 11/08/03
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His name is Bob Winters. Lives in Jacksonville. I had lunch with him one day about 5-6 years ago...very nice guy. If he's since passed away, I am saddened.
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#3076238 - 07/25/13 04:33 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
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Registered: 07/22/10
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Loc: PNW
Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
His profile reads him as member #2. Who was member #1?


Here's user #1 ... doesn't exist.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showprofile&User=1

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#3076393 - 07/25/13 08:10 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: ZeeOSix]
Zhukov Offline


Registered: 12/15/08
Posts: 68
Loc: TX
I bought 4 of the NAPA synthetic filters. I hope y'all are happy with yourselves making me spend more money. crazy

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#3076397 - 07/25/13 08:14 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: Zhukov]
Zhukov Offline


Registered: 12/15/08
Posts: 68
Loc: TX
Also: I humbly retract my statement about synthetic filters being "nonsense". I should have done more research.

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#3077315 - 07/26/13 08:46 PM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: ZeeOSix]
gpshumway Offline


Registered: 06/18/08
Posts: 417
Loc: Minneapolis, MN
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Originally Posted By: cp3
What about the fact that some synthetic media filters are listed at a lower efficiency?


It's not by much. Example is the Purolator synthetic compared to the PureOne.

Synthetic = 99% @25 microns.
http://www.purolatorautofilters.net/products/oil_filters/Pages/SyntheticOilFilters.aspx

PureOne = 99.9 % @ 20 microns.
http://www.purolatorautofilters.net/products/oil_filters/Pages/pureoneoilfilters.aspx

IMO, not enough difference to worry about.


Interestingly, the 14610 and 14612 versions of the Purolator Synthetic line are rated at 99% at 25 microns just like the rest of the line, while the P1 versions are 99.9% at 40 microns.
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#3077831 - 07/27/13 11:40 AM Re: "Synthetic" oil filter nonsense [Re: Zhukov]
armoredsaint Offline


Registered: 06/28/12
Posts: 1
Loc: Ohio
what a great thread by the OP and tagged.


Edited by armoredsaint (07/27/13 11:40 AM)

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