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Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open #3415587
07/05/14 06:36 PM
07/05/14 06:36 PM
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San Antonio, Texas
DSparks Offline OP
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Another filter for a 99 Ford 7.3 powerstroke I dont have anymore collecting dust...


Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415610
07/05/14 07:12 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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made in china! i just bought one at wm made in usa


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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415611
07/05/14 07:13 PM
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Mahzurrah!
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Wow that's a lot of media for an orange can! Clearly a specialized application, but very interesting none the less.

Thanks for cutting and posting!


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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415660
07/05/14 08:06 PM
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Dallas,Tx USA
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That`s a good lookin' Fram!


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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: KCJeep] #3415665
07/05/14 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted By: KCJeep
Wow that's a lot of media for an orange can! Clearly a specialized application, but very interesting none the less.

Thanks for cutting and posting!


Not to mention the metal end caps ... probably something unique to the "Fleet Care" line of Fram oil filters.

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: ZeeOSix] #3415669
07/05/14 08:22 PM
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San Antonio, Texas
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That or its one of those low volume ones... bought from somebody else...kinda looks baldwin-ish to me...check out the inner tube...the M1 I cut looks indentical....who knows...

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: aquariuscsm] #3415686
07/05/14 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
That`s a good lookin' Fram!

Except for the "ditch" accidentally put into the filter media, see 6th picture down, on left side. That will flow some extra unfiltered oil, not much though.

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: boundarylayer] #3415688
07/05/14 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted By: boundarylayer
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
That`s a good lookin' Fram!

Except for the "ditch" accidentally put into the filter media, see 6th picture down, on left side. That will flow some extra unfiltered oil, not much though.


Just trying to simulate a Tearolator with built-in bypass action. wink

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: boundarylayer] #3415691
07/05/14 08:50 PM
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Chop saw cutting lol..

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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415697
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That Fram must be rather old if it's a Honeywell made in China filter. Make mine made in USA Baldwin or Hastings.


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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415699
07/05/14 09:00 PM
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California
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Frams about 80% of them sold in North America are made in the U.S. at two factories.

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415735
07/05/14 09:28 PM
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A little duct tape and you can use those filters for a long OCI

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: DSparks] #3415750
07/05/14 09:54 PM
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wow that orange can does not look bad i see the mobil filter looks like a purolater by that string but i could be wrong. Some of the china filters are looking good lately. I pay under $2.00 for oil filters made in china since we stopped buying filters made by purolater and i am very happy with them. I opened 5 so far and they were very nicely made.
It's sad that we are buying china made filters because they are better than the ones we make here!

Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: boundarylayer] #3415751
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Originally Posted By: boundarylayer
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
That`s a good lookin' Fram!

Except for the "ditch" accidentally put into the filter media, see 6th picture down, on left side. That will flow some extra unfiltered oil, not much though.


Isn't that a scar from the saw blade after being cut open?


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Re: Brand new Fram PH3786 cut open [Re: crazyoildude] #3415753
07/05/14 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted By: crazyoildude
wow that orange can does not look bad i see the mobil filter looks like a purolater by that string


That string thing always bothers me on a filter. Just looks cheap. If a filter is constructed properly,wouldn't a string to hold it all together not be needed? Reminds me of when you tape a freshly glued seem together to hold it until it dries.


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