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Fram ultra #4777254 06/04/18 01:12 PM
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Would the really low micron rating of the fram ultra not hurt oil flow? Any trouble with these clogging before 10k?


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: Spitter] #4777255 06/04/18 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted By: Spitter
Would the really low micron rating of the fram ultra not hurt oil flow? Any trouble with these clogging before 10k?

No and no.


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: Spitter] #4777259 06/04/18 01:19 PM
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Go direct with Motorking (Fram Rep). He will give you the psi ratings for your application.



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Re: Fram ultra [Re: Spitter] #4777263 06/04/18 01:25 PM
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I have seen it mentioned that the Ultra can cause start up rattle, but that seems to be application specific.

What about the Fram Racing version of the Ultra?


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: maxdustington] #4777273 06/04/18 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted By: maxdustington
I have seen it mentioned that the Ultra can cause start up rattle, but that seems to be application specific.

What about the Fram Racing version of the Ultra?


FWIW: I've used the FRAM Ultra in my car applications (two different cars) for a good while now. No start-up rattles.


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: WhizkidTN] #4777303 06/04/18 02:31 PM
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I get start up rattle in my'01 Sport Trac with the Fram Ultra, but with the Mobil 1 filter
I get almost no rattle.

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Originally Posted By: kschachn
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Would the really low micron rating of the fram ultra not hurt oil flow? Any trouble with these clogging before 10k?

No and no.


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: Spitter] #4777450 06/04/18 04:54 PM
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Agree its app specific. It makes my 6.0 lq9 Escalade tick and slap at startup more noticeably than lesser efficient filters. So I don't use the Ultra anymore on that engine. Use the TG.


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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Agree its app specific. It makes my 6.0 lq9 Escalade tick and slap at startup more noticeably than lesser efficient filters. So I don't use the Ultra anymore on that engine. Use the TG.

Huh? Arenít they both 99% filters?


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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Agree its app specific. It makes my 6.0 lq9 Escalade tick and slap at startup more noticeably than lesser efficient filters. So I don't use the Ultra anymore on that engine. Use the TG.


The XG probably outflows the TG...


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: LeakySeals] #4777479 06/04/18 05:33 PM
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I wish i had the lq9. May be a swap for a future date.


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Re: Fram ultra [Re: Spitter] #4777521 06/04/18 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted By: Spitter
Would the really low micron rating of the fram ultra not hurt oil flow? Any trouble with these clogging before 10k?


The old internet falsehood that high efficiency means high delta-p and flow restriction will never die. It's full synthetic media that allows High flow, high efficient and high holding capacity.

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Start up rattle is typically a leaking ADBV ... not "flow restriction" of the filter.

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Agree its app specific. It makes my 6.0 lq9 Escalade tick and slap at startup more noticeably than lesser efficient filters. So I don't use the Ultra anymore on that engine. Use the TG.


The XG probably outflows the TG...


Yep, that's why start up rattle isn't caused by "flow restriction" ... but a bad ADBV instead.

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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Agree its app specific. It makes my 6.0 lq9 Escalade tick and slap at startup more noticeably than lesser efficient filters. So I don't use the Ultra anymore on that engine. Use the TG.


The XG probably outflows the TG...


Yep, that's why start up rattle isn't caused by "flow restriction" ... but a bad ADBV instead.


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