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#1569826 - 08/17/09 07:38 PM "PRONTO" Oil Filter
Old Mustang Guy Offline


Registered: 11/16/05
Posts: 844
Loc: Rockwall, Texas
Took my wife's 01 Escape with 130k to the dealer where we bought it for spark plugs and tranny service. They changed the oil even though I told them not to. They didn't charge for it. When I changed the oil today at 134k the filter that they had used was a "PRONTO" brand filter made in Korea, rather than the Motorcraft 820S that they should use. It looked cheap and I could tell it didn't have the silicon valve. I think I'll find another dealer.

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#1569871 - 08/17/09 08:36 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
oilboy123 Offline


Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 6936
Loc: Everett, Washington
Or just make sure they use a Motorcraft filter and not do work that is not authorized.........
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#1569891 - 08/17/09 08:49 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: oilboy123]
labman Offline


Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 8711
Loc: Nothern USA
Hummm! Somebody said they are made by Clarcor. I was thinking of looking into them. The Korea mfg could be a deal killer.

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#1570151 - 08/18/09 01:52 AM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: labman]
FusilliJerry82 Offline


Registered: 06/03/06
Posts: 779
Loc: Richboro, PA
I think these may be Champions.
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#1570200 - 08/18/09 06:43 AM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: FusilliJerry82]
labman Offline


Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 8711
Loc: Nothern USA
Aren't most of them American made?

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#2335748 - 08/02/11 09:35 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
Patman Offline



Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 19588
Loc: Oakville, Ontario
I know this an old topic, but I found it when I did a Google search on Pronto filters. I just wanted to comment that RockAuto sells these filters and the one for my Corvette only costs $1.57! I'd never run it, but I'm amazed that there are still oil filters out there selling so cheap! They also sell a Mann oil filter for my car for just $2.21, and the Bosch Premium is $3.61!

They sell the Ultraguard Gold for just $8.35, it's too bad that the shipping charges to get it up here outweigh any savings I'd get on these cheap oil filter deals.
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#2336667 - 08/03/11 07:26 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
Bottom_Feeder Offline


Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 2432
Loc: Occupied Virginia
The one Pronto I had for my Subaru was a Korean-made Purolator Classic knockoff. The materials used seemed different but the design was identical.

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#2336768 - 08/03/11 08:49 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
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Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 16237
Loc: Michigan
Haven't seen any here...
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#2336797 - 08/03/11 09:21 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
SS1970chrysler Offline


Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 1353
Loc: PA
I was given 2 pronto oil filters for my 62 Buick. It gets less than 1k per year so I'll use them. I don't forsee a problem with using one even for the standard 3k OCI most run.
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#2336833 - 08/03/11 09:55 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
Texan4Life Offline


Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2264
Loc: Texas
Didn't someone cut open and post pics of a pronto? I wanna say it looked like the other budget puro clones.


Edited by Texan4Life (08/03/11 09:56 PM)
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#2347890 - 08/15/11 09:21 PM Re: "PRONTO" Oil Filter [Re: Old Mustang Guy]
miraCRD Offline


Registered: 05/08/06
Posts: 166
Loc: Jenkintown, PA
Umm...how bout a quick search????

Pronto Cut Open...
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