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Where to get the good WIX 51372 #4670861
02/19/18 12:35 PM
02/19/18 12:35 PM
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Erie, PA
Fordiesel69 Offline OP
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Back around 2010 ish WIX updated this filter and relocated the bypass valve from the dome end to the threaded end where it should be. I am unable to find them for some reason. All of the 51372 and the NAPA Gold 1372 have the bypass valve in the wrong spot on the dome end.

I know this is a difference of opinion, but I prefer it to be on the threaded end. Where do I get these?

What I DON'T WANT:
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=2240622


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Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4670870
02/19/18 12:43 PM
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krismoriah72 Offline
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Your pics dont show up for me..here is the one from Oreillys


https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/wix-5...r/51372/4835702

Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4670884
02/19/18 01:02 PM
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Here is a Virgin C&P of the 51372 I did a while back. It is a dome end bypass.

WIX 51372 virgin C&P


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Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4670894
02/19/18 01:19 PM
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From my experience, they use to have thread end bypasses. They switched to the dome bypass.


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Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4670905
02/19/18 01:26 PM
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I think Motorcraft is the only one still with the threaded end by-pass valve. If the threaded end is what you want, they might be your only option.


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Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4670934
02/19/18 01:52 PM
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The 5/1372 is the FL820S equivalent. For whatever reason, Wix/NG has for as long as I can remember used a dome bypass on that application. One of the minority Wix/NG OF that does. Been speculation that 'perhaps' it may have something to do with patent rights from FoMoCo, but seen no confirmation on that. Iirc, Mopar (also thread end) equivalents may be same.

Anyway if thread end bypass a must, you'll have to look elsewhere.

Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: Fordiesel69] #4671127
02/19/18 04:43 PM
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Does the 51732XP have the bypass you want? Sometimes the XP does have a different bypass setup than the standard Wix smile

Re: Where to get the good WIX 51372 [Re: krismoriah72] #4671156
02/19/18 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted By: krismoriah72
Your pics dont show up for me.


Thank Photobucket ... smirk


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