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Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) #4454426
07/09/17 03:10 PM
07/09/17 03:10 PM
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Oversteer Offline OP
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This filter came off my 2.2L Toyota Celica after 3600 miles and 6 months of use. I was using Napa synthetic 5w-30 oil, and decided to change it after replacing my valve cover gasket yesterday. This is one of the white painted Purolators with the newer louvered center tubes. Previously I thought that they fixed the tearing issue around the time when the new center tubes appeared. Apparently not:








Needless to say I'm done using Purolator oil filters.

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454447
07/09/17 03:28 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
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Bummer that it tore on you. Same place where they've all been tearing at the wide pleats right next to the seam. I used to be a big Pure One fan back when they were popular here then switched to Car Quest Blue filters back when they were made by Wix since a friend was a manager at a local Car Quest and I got them for a screaming deal. I also avoid Purolator filters with the only exception being the FL910S Motorcraft that I've had excellent luck with.


Luke
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Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454449
07/09/17 03:33 PM
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Thank you for posting smile

F09G08E1
September 8, 2016

What did you replace it with?

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4454461
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Oversteer Offline OP
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A Hastings filter from Rockauto. Cheap, but hopefully better than a torn filter.

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454463
07/09/17 03:50 PM
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Grand Rapids, MI
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Thanks for sharing. I have a few of those still in my stash and won't be using them on my girlfriend's Celica after all.


07 Honda Accord - 608k - Havoline High Mileage 5W-20/Purolator Synthetic PSL14610
98 Camaro Z28 (Bright Purple Metallic, 1 of 104) - 122k - QS Defy 5w30/AC Delco PF46
Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454466
07/09/17 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted By: Oversteer
Needless to say I'm done using Purolator oil filters.


Most people who knew about the tearing issue were done with them 3 years ago when reports of Tearolators were popping up all over the place.

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454505
07/09/17 04:53 PM
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I still have about 20 gold colored PureOne filters for my Hondas.

I'll definitely use them, I'm not really worried about quality for such old cars.

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4454508
07/09/17 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Thank you for posting smile

F09G08E1
September 8, 2016

What did you replace it with?



I think it's 9/8/2015


'Journalism is Dead'
Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454513
07/09/17 05:02 PM
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In the shop
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Originally Posted By: Oversteer
A Hastings filter from Rockauto. Cheap, but hopefully better than a torn filter.


Hastings is like baldwin: built good smile


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: pbm] #4454551
07/09/17 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted By: pbm
Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Thank you for posting smile

F09G08E1
September 8, 2016

What did you replace it with?



I think it's 9/8/2015


Yes, it is, You're right. Sorry for the mistake blush sleep

Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454558
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No way! shocked2

Just kidding. Thanks for sharing.


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Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454588
07/09/17 06:08 PM
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Too bad you had a torn filter. I had a Motorcraft FL-820S do this. Tears on either side of the seam. It also had the wide pleat spaces. I have 2 Pure Ones and two FL-820S left in the stash. Since these occur quickly in the OCI, I think I will just pitch them. No reason to take the risk.


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454681
07/09/17 07:59 PM
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New York Queens
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Thanks for posting . I wonder how the supposed new and improved red purolator held up


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2013 Accord Sport M1 AP 0w20
Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Mr Nice] #4454757
07/09/17 09:14 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: Mr Nice
I still have about 20 gold colored PureOne filters for my Hondas.

I'll definitely use them, I'm not really worried about quality for such old cars.

Well it's good that your not worried about the filter quality.



2018 Hyundai Santa Fe: Dealer oil and filter/5k
2012 Scion xB: QSUD 0w-20, CQ Blue, 5k
2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20, EcoGard, 1yr
1994 Honda VT1100c: Peak 15w-40, PSL, 5k




Re: Purolator L14477 Cut Open (Torn Media) [Re: Oversteer] #4454813
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Looks good for a Purolator..

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