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[Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles #4719826
04/07/18 05:56 PM
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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719837
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That size filter in a Wix XP would have been gorgeous.

Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719840
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An Ecore in all its "glory"! Guessing a fairly thin oil was used, but in winter? It held up, but those pleats don't look too good!


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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719850
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It looks really good.

I never could figure out why GM made the decision
to throw their weight behind the E-core design,
of all possible choices....


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719914
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Sheís not pretty...

Maybe back to *gasp* motorcraft...


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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719974
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If you're doing a 5000 mile OCI, this seems like a a good filter. I use a wix due to a longer OCI but the ACDelco is half the price.

Last edited by TheLawnRanger; 04/07/18 08:40 PM.

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*regular Wix oil filters for all
Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4719987
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Well, it survived Ö
Thanks for C&P

Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4720005
04/07/18 08:38 PM
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Props on the photography! thumbsup


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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4720067
04/07/18 10:03 PM
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Great White North.. eh
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Wonder what that filter would look like with a hundred sub zero cold starts.

Thank you for the C&P.


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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4720174
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The shorter ones off my old 5.3 always looked nice. This one not so much off the 3.7TiVTC.

It is running dealer bulk Delco 0/20 Dexos. Sample is on the way to Blackstone. I donít really trust the Ford dealer here and there isnít one with a quick lane close, so Iíve been taking it to the GM dealer where my friends are and taking a jug of MC and a MC filter for them when Iím home (When Iím out traveling I usually do the Quick Lanes) but that is a bit of a hassle so I decided to just let them use Delco. Has more of the same right now.

OH, and yíall are welcome of course.

Last edited by DuckRyder; 04/08/18 04:11 AM.

Robert
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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4723683
04/11/18 12:53 PM
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In the shop
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In the shop
Robert: looks ok, thank you for c&p


09' Camry LE

ST 5w30 and TG 4386(filter on for second 5k run)
Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4723801
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Thanks for the C&P. Doesn't look too bad for an E-Core considering some of the reports of holes in the media. I just received 13 of these from Advance Auto Parts for under $5 (total). Glad to know you filter appears to have been compatible with your Ford, as I am planning on using them on my F150.


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Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4724308
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Yíall are welcome of course.


Robert
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  • 1972 Ford F100
Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4725544
04/13/18 08:20 AM
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Motorcraft is Purolator, famous for tearing, and AC-Delcos are suspected of tearing too.
Action to take: Bring your oil change technician a Fram Ultra XG10575 instead.
The dexos1 oil is a good idea since its a higher spec than Ford-spec-only oils.

Re: [Cut Open] AC Delco PF63E - 5195 miles [Re: DuckRyder] #4725631
04/13/18 09:31 AM
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I was just curious, but how many engine failures have been reported/documented from oil filters that have torn pleats/filter media?

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