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MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN #4495362
08/22/17 03:05 PM
08/22/17 03:05 PM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Good rainy afternoon BITOG smile

My brothers co worker is in town and this filter is off his new to him 16' HEMI Challenger. 11k on car and its automatic. He had M1 5w30 and this filter in and on for 5k

Put a WIX and some more M1 5w30 in and on.










09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495363
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09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495372
08/22/17 03:29 PM
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The oil and filter both look good....
Thanks Adam!

Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495375
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You're welcome Jim smile


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495386
08/22/17 03:44 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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I just wish Wix would use regular bypass valves instead of the combo valves.
I am sure they work, or they would not be used, but it just does not sit will with me.
I was planning on using the ST2 from now on in my truck, but after the last one I cut open, I am not sure (I may just go to the EcoGard for this size).


2012 xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k
2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
2004 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/TG2/4k
2002 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard/1yr
1994 VT1100c: Peak 15w-40/PSL/5k



Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495403
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^^^ I am not very excited about the nitrile combo valves either. However, the filter performed it's function beautifully over the recommended OCI/FCI.

Car51 thanks for another well done cut&post.


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495406
08/22/17 04:01 PM
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What are you guy using when you cut these cans oven?


2004 Corolla 126649
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74478
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495409
08/22/17 04:02 PM
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Yeah, I never understood why they use combo valve in lower end stuff but silicone ADBV in WIX/NAPA GOLD


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4495410
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
What are you guy using when you cut these cans oven?


Longacre filter cutter smile


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495561
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Originally Posted By: car51
Yeah, I never understood why they use combo valve in lower end stuff but silicone ADBV in WIX/NAPA GOLD


I can understand the nitril combo valve in lower end stuff (cheaper), it is just why a combo valve is some, but a regular button bypass and separate ADV in others.
Not sure if it is a center tube diameter or what.


2012 xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k
2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
2004 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/TG2/4k
2002 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard/1yr
1994 VT1100c: Peak 15w-40/PSL/5k



Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495629
08/22/17 08:40 PM
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I received a Wix made CQ Red 84502 filter for my wife's Mustang by mistake from Rockauto when they should have shipped a CQ Blue. Rockauto refunded my money and told me to keep the Red filter.

This model uses a combo valve in NAPA PS 27502 and Microgard 57502 but has seperate dome BPV and nitrile ADBV in the Wix made CQ Red. So it's not truly consistent among the lower end Wix manufactured filters as to use of combo vavle vs. separate BPV & nitrile ADBV in at least this application.

If it had the combo valve I would have given it away to someone since I had a combo valve failure on this car with a NAPA PS 27502. But since the CQ Red 84502 has seperate BPV & ADBV, I'll run it.

Last edited by Nyogtha; 08/22/17 08:41 PM.

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Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4495884
08/23/17 06:45 AM
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This one looks good at 5k miles, within it's intended oci/fci. This application uses a combo valve, not my first choice but for 5k miles in a reasonable time should function as designed. This one made end of March, so this oci done <5 months.

As comparison the popular MGL57356(7317) and MGL51348(3614) both use separate dome bypass.

Thanks for c&p.


Re: MICROGUARD #MGL 57899 5,000 miles CUT OPEN [Re: 53' Stude] #4496033
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You're very welcome Sayjac wink


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