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DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open #4455466
07/10/17 04:56 PM
07/10/17 04:56 PM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Good evening BITOG folks. This filter and whatever the quick lube put in was off a friends 08' F-150 pickup with 4.6 engine with almost 130,xxx mikes on it. Put some Synpower 5w30 as I have a bunch of it and a FRAM Tough Guard 10575 after seeing Linctex 15k c&p

Enjoy the photos











09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455488
07/10/17 05:17 PM
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Lyndhurst NJ
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Looks like a surprisingly decent filter, probably couldve went a little longer.


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2007 Mercedes GL320 CDI Fuchs 5/40 GT Pro XTL
2005 BMW M3 BMW Twin Power 10/60
2003 BMW M5-Fuchs 5/40
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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455497
07/10/17 05:22 PM
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Cincinnati, OH, USA
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Looks like the typical Chinese built tank-like (but probably low efficiency) construction, similar to Rural King, etc. We need to send some Purolator people over there to learn how to make a decent filter!


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455504
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Didn't you post on how you were done with TG's????
Of course its your prerogative.
I dumped them myself because the Ultra is priced too cheaply to bother with them smile

Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: AirgunSavant] #4455518
07/10/17 05:56 PM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: AirgunSavant
Didn't you post on how you were done with TG's????
Of course its your prerogative.
I dumped them myself because the Ultra is priced too cheaply to bother with them smile


I may use a Tough Guard again, ULTRAS are nice too.


Friend brought the filter, not other way around wink


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455533
07/10/17 06:12 PM
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San Antonio, TX
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awww. I thought we were gonna see a diesel filter all high and black with soot. grin


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455542
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Originally Posted By: car51
Originally Posted By: AirgunSavant
Didn't you post on how you were done with TG's????
Of course its your prerogative.
I dumped them myself because the Ultra is priced too cheaply to bother with them smile


I may use a Tough Guard again, ULTRAS are nice too.


Friend brought the filter, not other way around wink


I got my eye on you buddy!!!!

Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4455562
07/10/17 06:48 PM
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Even at the $4.50 clearance price, the Tough Guards are flying off the shelf at local walmart.

I don't think i'm going to be seeing any at the $2.50 range later on....


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: E150GT] #4455630
07/10/17 08:05 PM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: E150GT
awww. I thought we were gonna see a diesel filter all high and black with soot. grin


I have a few friends with diesels wink


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: bullwinkle] #4455636
07/10/17 08:08 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Originally Posted By: bullwinkle
We need to send some Purolator people over there to learn how to make a decent filter!
lol


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4456079
07/11/17 10:27 AM
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Colorado
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Nice looking bargain filter there. Thanks for the C&P.


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4456178
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DELAWARE
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Minus the different paint, looks exactly like whomever is make the Ecogard filters is making these. Solid construction.


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Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: Hootbro] #4456359
07/11/17 02:25 PM
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The Old North State
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Originally Posted By: Hootbro
Minus the different paint, looks exactly like whomever is make the Ecogard filters is making these. Solid construction.

Add Prime Guard, Premium Guard, Parts Plus and the new(er) Federated oil filter to that list. Look like they could come out of the same factory.

Re: DURAMAX DO500, 6,000 miles cut open [Re: 53' Stude] #4456460
07/11/17 04:28 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Yeah, these Made in China filters are all very similar.


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2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard Syn/1yr OCI
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