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MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open #4652644
01/31/18 10:19 PM
01/31/18 10:19 PM
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Hootbro Offline OP
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Ran this MAHLE OC 707 for 5K miles on my Frontier with PUP 5W-30. Other than some sloppy glue, looks to have held up well. Hole in dome end was from me pre draining filter before removal.











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2017 Jeep Renegade 2.4L (Idemitsu 0W-20)

Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Hootbro] #4652650
01/31/18 10:25 PM
01/31/18 10:25 PM
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San Antonio, TX
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San Antonio, TX
Too much glue is always better than not enough.

Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Hootbro] #4652845
02/01/18 07:53 AM
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Orlando, FL
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The extra glue is of no concern to me.

Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Mr Nice] #4652848
02/01/18 07:56 AM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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Looks like "more pleats than average"; ergo more media?

Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Hootbro] #4653057
02/01/18 12:12 PM
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Looks new... Are you sure it has 5,000 miles on the oil & filter? grin2


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Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Hootbro] #4653173
02/01/18 02:01 PM
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Boston
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Looks good. These are the same filters I use on my Xterra for 5000 mile oil changes

Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: Hootbro] #4653972
02/02/18 02:54 PM
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The small size of these filters worry me.


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Re: MAHLE OC 707 Cut Open [Re: knerml] #4654105
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Originally Posted By: knerml
The small size of these filters worry me.


Honda and Nissan has been using this size filter on their products for at least the last 15 years. One would think if size was an issue, would have cropped up by now.


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