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STP S8A C&P #5437877 05/24/20 07:50 PM
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STP S8A from a 1982 Ford F100 300 6 c6 tranny. Approximately 30k on engine. Filter media looks good however the ADBV was hard and cheaply made. Filter was made in china. Was surprised to see a coil spring instead of a leaf spring. Enjoy!!!

Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: mpack88] #5437883 05/24/20 08:01 PM
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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: mpack88] #5437915 05/24/20 08:49 PM
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OK, but if you can't afford a WIX buy a Motorcraft..


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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: gotnogunk] #5437955 05/24/20 09:47 PM
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Not my truck. My buddies. He used a fram extraguard. Since they updated it to a silicon ADBV, it should be a better filter unless your a fram hater like some. I traditionally stuck with pureone filters. Now they seem to have tearing issues.

Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: mpack88] #5437957 05/24/20 09:48 PM
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Why such low mileage on a 1982 vehicle?


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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: CR94] #5437972 05/24/20 10:15 PM
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No, the "engine" only has 30k. Who knows how much the truck has in it. Engine was installed by him 2 years ago.

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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: mpack88] #5437987 05/24/20 10:49 PM
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I have had a couple of Chinese " leak tested" filters leak at the seam. I wonder how small they will filter out?


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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: gotnogunk] #5438083 05/25/20 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by gotnogunk
OK, but if you can't afford a WIX buy a Motorcraft..

The Motorcraft FL1A's are still very good filters and hold up better than the newer 820's for the newer engines.

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Looks good for a low cost filter.

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Looks good. Thanks for c&p smile


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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: mpack88] #5439742 05/26/20 09:16 PM
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mpack 88, if your buddy ever wants to sell that truck, please do not hesitate to let me know.


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The filter looked pretty good.


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Re: STP S8A C&P [Re: dave1251] #5440335 05/27/20 06:05 PM
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The filter media its self is good looking. But I didn't like the anti drain back valve. It was real hard and cheap looking

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