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#3320804 - 03/23/14 11:49 AM Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open
JerryBob Offline


Registered: 04/11/13
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After about 7 months and 4300 miles, no anomalies or media tears. Seems like a robust product. Pleats are nice and even except at the seam.

Used a hacksaw to cut it open.



Edited by JerryBob (03/23/14 11:50 AM)
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#3320814 - 03/23/14 12:10 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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IMO the M1 filter is one of the best made filters available.
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#3320824 - 03/23/14 12:29 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Looks good .
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#3320829 - 03/23/14 12:36 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Looks good. Thanks for sharing.

You could've doubled the FCI and it would probably still look just as good.
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#3320831 - 03/23/14 12:43 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Looks good! Thanks for cutting and posting.
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#3320876 - 03/23/14 01:35 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: sir1900]
JerryBob Offline


Registered: 04/11/13
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Originally Posted By: sir1900
Looks good. Thanks for sharing.

You could've doubled the FCI and it would probably still look just as good.


I know. The truck is still under warranty, and I am supposed to change every 6 months.
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#3320900 - 03/23/14 01:58 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Ever thought about using a Fram Ultra? Less expensive then the M1 (unless you are finding the M1's on sale) and rated for 15K miles of use.
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#3320904 - 03/23/14 02:03 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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I use 'em.

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#3320911 - 03/23/14 02:08 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: gregk24]
JerryBob Offline


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Originally Posted By: gregk24
Ever thought about using a Fram Ultra? Less expensive then the M1 (unless you are finding the M1's on sale) and rated for 15K miles of use.


I bought the Mobils online at AAP using a coupon code, so I got them for a good price. I've got one left. After that I will try a FrU, as well as a Puro Syn.

I do run FrU on my wife's Odyssey (see sig). I guess it is working ok smile

Maybe in 20 years we'll have miniature cameras in our engines and filters so we can see them in action smile
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#3320988 - 03/23/14 03:10 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Registered: 07/08/12
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Loc: Nashville, TN via Memphis
Just for future reference, using a hacksaw to cut open the tube contaminates the media with metal shavings, preventing an unadulterated inspection.

That's why they make special cutters (similar to a pipe cutter).
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#3321018 - 03/23/14 03:40 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: john_pifer]
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Originally Posted By: john_pifer
Just for future reference, using a hacksaw to cut open the tube contaminates the media with metal shavings, preventing an unadulterated inspection.

That's why they make special cutters (similar to a pipe cutter).


Yes, I'm aware. Can't seem to bring myself to pulling the trigger on one, though....
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#3321031 - 03/23/14 03:57 PM Re: Mobil-1 M-102 Cut Open [Re: JerryBob]
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Last time I cut open a couple of filters, I borrowed one. wink
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