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[Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) #5440381 05/27/20 07:06 PM
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[Linked Image from rangerxlt.com]

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Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: DuckRyder] #5440396 05/27/20 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by 2015_PSD
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Working fine for me

Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: DuckRyder] #5440434 05/27/20 08:13 PM
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It seems to have very wide end caps. Is that new to the Trico made, or the way they always were, or a perspective illusion?

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Originally Posted by Farnsworth
It seems to have very wide end caps. Is that new to the Trico made, or the way they always were, or a perspective illusion?


The only answer I have is that it isn’t an illusion. The media is in fact quite a bit smaller in diameter than the end caps.


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Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: DuckRyder] #5440446 05/27/20 08:30 PM
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30 mins???


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Originally Posted by oldhp
30 mins???

I'm guessing it has something to do with the large dent in it.

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30 mins???

I'm guessing it has something to do with the large dent in it.


Break in run.


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Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: DuckRyder] #5440480 05/27/20 09:10 PM
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I remember Fram discussing why they use flat caps rather than bent metal caps, but don't recall why. Anyone recall?

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Originally Posted by LubricatusObsess
I remember Fram discussing why they use flat caps rather than bent metal caps, but don't recall why. Anyone recall?

Cost mostly, but pretty much the end caps are a lath for glue and the glue sticks to both cellulose materials better than it does to metal.

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Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: blufeb95] #5440781 05/28/20 09:42 AM
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Ah yes - I'm pretty sure that was it - better sealing. Since the filtration element is some type of paper anyway, sealing paper to metal must be more difficult than paper to paper. Then again, I use the synthetic filtration media with wire-back mesh screen, and don't recall what they use to seal those ends (Fram Xtra Guard Filter Line).

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Looks good Robert. Thanks for c&p smile


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Re: [Cut Open] FRAM TG8A (30 minutes) [Re: LubricatusObsess] #5441037 05/28/20 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by LubricatusObsess
Then again, I use the synthetic filtration media with wire-back mesh screen, and don't recall what they use to seal those ends (Fram Xtra Guard Filter Line).


Metal end caps with potting glue on the XG Ultra filters.

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Thanks ZeeO Six

I suppose metal end caps wouldn't be used if the manufacturers weren't confident they couldn't get a good seal to the element? Then it begs the question what makes either end cap material more advantageous? Perhaps just speculation without statistical rate of failure data.

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Originally Posted by ZeeOSix
Metal end caps with potting glue on the XG Ultra filters.
Not on XG cartridges.


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