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FL400S - My First C&P #4455622
07/10/17 07:56 PM
07/10/17 07:56 PM
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NE Ohio
Ifixyawata Offline OP
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I ran this filter for about 9300 miles with Mobil 1 AFE 0w-30 in the Focus in my sig:

After a few seconds of cutting with a HF version of a Dremel, the cutting wheel looked like this:


I switched to a 4.5" angle grinder with a cut-off wheel (rookie move, I know) As a result, any metal shavings in the following pictures (probably) came from the cutter:






2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6 M1 High Mileage 10w-40 (Summer)
2001 Ford Focus 2.0 Zetec Pennzoil Euro L 5w-30
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455628
07/10/17 08:03 PM
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In the shop
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Looks good. What filter replaced this?



Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455640
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Ifixyawata Offline OP
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Replaced with a Bosch Distance Plus D3422, Walmart Clearance. I have 4 (3 now) so I'm not sure if I will run it to 5k or 10k.

Last edited by Ifixyawata; 07/10/17 08:14 PM.

2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6 M1 High Mileage 10w-40 (Summer)
2001 Ford Focus 2.0 Zetec Pennzoil Euro L 5w-30
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455676
07/10/17 08:38 PM
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Man I tried to find those clearance D3422's at Walmart and can't.


1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD - 100k
1995 F150 XL 4.9 reg cab 5MT - 251k 5w30
2016 Mazda6 Touring 6MT - 57k 10w30
2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8 31k 5w30
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455680
07/10/17 08:41 PM
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NE Ohio
Ifixyawata Offline OP
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I stopped buying them because I had FOUR and couldn't find more than one each for my wife's Jeep and my Mountaineer. Also, my WM won't drop them below $3 each. Still cheaper than MC but I want my $1 filters!

Last edited by Ifixyawata; 07/10/17 08:42 PM.

2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6 M1 High Mileage 10w-40 (Summer)
2001 Ford Focus 2.0 Zetec Pennzoil Euro L 5w-30
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: E150GT] #4455684
07/10/17 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted By: E150GT
Man I tried to find those clearance D3422's at Walmart and can't.


I still see them on the clearance shelf for $1.50 at the Walmarts in my area.

Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455721
07/10/17 09:22 PM
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They're still $3 here in NE PA, running one now on my '97 Tracer wagon.

Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455737
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Not a rookie move as far as I'm concerned. Angle grinder is what I always use to cut open filters. Works great. I cut way down right along the crimp, and just barely cut through the can. Sometimes have to use a screwdriver to pop the end off after I cut all the way around. This will avoid getting metal shavings inside and also avoid cutting into any of the internals.

Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455797
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Cheapest filter I have ever bought


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Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455881
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That MC looks good.
I picked up several Bosch DP 3422's, some at $1.50 but most at $3.00.
I plan on running them 2 OCIs in my Focus....they should be good for 15K?


'Journalism is Dead'
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4455940
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WOW .25!!! Nice!

The best filter deal I've ever come across were six Mobil M1-209's for $1 each at WalMart a few years ago...

Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Ifixyawata] #4456074
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Thats one of the better looking MC filters I have seen. Thanks for the C&P.


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2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i
2019 Ford F250 6.7L CCSB

Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: sw99] #4456357
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Thanks for the c&p.

In the future, if you need to cut open a purolator or MC filter, take a good pair of tin snips and cut the crimp at the bottom of the can off. Works like a charm and makes a nice clean cut. Just takes a little but of muscle.

This won't work with [censored] tin snips, but a nice set of wiss aviation tin snips work great.

For some reason the MC's and purolator cans are just a tad bit thinner that snips go right through them.

Last edited by Canadastang; 07/11/17 02:22 PM.
Re: FL400S - My First C&P [Re: Canadastang] #4456545
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Originally Posted By: Canadastang
Thanks for the c&p.

In the future, if you need to cut open a purolator or MC filter, take a good pair of tin snips and cut the crimp at the bottom of the can off. Works like a charm and makes a nice clean cut. Just takes a little but of muscle.

This won't work with [censored] tin snips, but a nice set of wiss aviation tin snips work great.

For some reason the MC's and purolator cans are just a tad bit thinner that snips go right through them.


I will do this the next time I have a Motorcraft to remove. Both cars currently have D+

It might be a while, I bought another D+ from WM. Found one that still had stock near where I work, sadly it was still $3 but I think that's decent for a 10k filter.


2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6 M1 High Mileage 10w-40 (Summer)
2001 Ford Focus 2.0 Zetec Pennzoil Euro L 5w-30
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