Recent Topics
liquimoly diesel purge
by nyumski
14 minutes 33 seconds ago
Castrol 0w40 vs Motul XCess 8100 5w40 base oil
by NocturnalG
Today at 01:39 AM
Finding My Biological Father
by john_pifer
Today at 12:15 AM
Engine Oi Tips for all buddies out here
by kestrelong
Yesterday at 11:52 PM
Virgin Napa Pro Select 21522
by Farmer
Yesterday at 11:45 PM
Virgin Napa Gold 1348
by Farmer
Yesterday at 11:43 PM
Virgin Napa Pro Select 27145
by Farmer
Yesterday at 11:41 PM
Wix 57145, 268 Hours
by Farmer
Yesterday at 11:40 PM
Forester XT filter ok on Tribeca?
by dx92beater
Yesterday at 11:08 PM
Speedometer problems
by SEMI_287
Yesterday at 11:02 PM
06 Tribeca B9 with H6 engine, 161 k miles
by dx92beater
Yesterday at 10:57 PM
Proline (Pepboys) Oil Filter: Who Makes Them?
by THafeez
Yesterday at 10:46 PM
Newest Members
Sonja, petroff, RX300, PCWW, Reo4ua
59181 Registered Users
Who's Online
31 registered (4WD, B320i, bandz7, 1foxracing, billt460, bmod305, 4 invisible), 841 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
59181 Members
66 Forums
254901 Topics
4186550 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#1767693 - 02/03/10 11:19 PM New AC/Delco Filters
GMBoy Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 7080
Loc: Texas
Check out this month's GM techlink issue. Go about 1/2 way down and you'll see the "new" Delco filters...they're ecores.

http://www.sandyblogs.com/techlink/index.html

Top
#1767698 - 02/03/10 11:22 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: GMBoy]
defektes Offline


Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 3216
Loc: Hesperia, CA, USA
" smaller, redesigned Original Equipment (OE) oil filter is now in production that offers ACDelco's exclusive DuraguardŽ media protection.

The new filter applications (GM part numbers 19210283, 19210284, 19210285, and 19210286) are installed as original equipment in applicable new GM models. While performing oil changes on several 2010 GM models equipped with the new filter, such as the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, technicians may notice the smaller size of the filter compared to the old design.

The new oil filter features ACDelco's Duraguard synthetic cellulose-blended media that efficiently filters particles as small as 25 microns -- 1/3 the width of a human hair -- to ensure a clean supply of oil to engine components. (Fig. 5, A) It also has a full cover baseplate for easy installation in blind applications (Fig. 5, B), a new nylon core that provides better flow characteristics and improved collapse strength (Fig. 5, C), and a combination relief and anti-drainback valve that prevents dry starts and assures oil flow (where applicable). (Fig.5, D)"


Thanks for the link.


Edited by defektes (02/03/10 11:23 PM)
_________________________
2002 GMC Sierra 5sp. 4.3L 145K ST3980 E-Core
Chevron Supreme 5w-30, Amsoil Synchromesh In Tranny
Valvoline SynPower 75w-90 Gear Oil In Rear

Top
#1767702 - 02/03/10 11:27 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: defektes]
GMBoy Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 7080
Loc: Texas
You hi-lited exactly the points I noticed - thanks for the paste and color.

Top
#1767719 - 02/03/10 11:45 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: GMBoy]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 15859
Loc: Michigan
Interesting.
_________________________
Whatever you are, be a good one.

Top
#1770339 - 02/05/10 09:14 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: daves87rs]
gmctodd Offline


Registered: 11/29/07
Posts: 225
Loc: Happy Valley, PA
Hmmm. I've been seeing Ecore delco PF61's for quite some time.All the AC's at my Walmart are now ECore's, BUT none of them have an "E" at the end of the part number. Do you think there might be a difference between a PF61Ecore and a PF61E Ecore?
_________________________
Todd

06 GMC Sierra 3500 D/A DRW-Wolfs head Extreme duty/Fram TG
08 Envoy-Wolfs Head Super duty 5w30/PL25288


Top
#1770416 - 02/05/10 10:23 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: gmctodd]
jeepman Offline


Registered: 03/27/06
Posts: 466
Loc: Ohio
The Wally's in my neck of the woods has PF47 E-cores, but as mentioned they do not have the E at the end of the part number.
_________________________
06 Saturn Vue
SynPower 5w30 / Purolator PL15436

08 Chevrolet Aveo5
SynPower 5w30 / Purolator PL10111


Top
#1770487 - 02/05/10 11:39 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: jeepman]
defektes Offline


Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 3216
Loc: Hesperia, CA, USA
I beleive the E is just a newer sticker should be the same internally.
_________________________
2002 GMC Sierra 5sp. 4.3L 145K ST3980 E-Core
Chevron Supreme 5w-30, Amsoil Synchromesh In Tranny
Valvoline SynPower 75w-90 Gear Oil In Rear

Top
#1770607 - 02/06/10 05:30 AM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: defektes]
Superbuick96 Offline


Registered: 05/31/09
Posts: 566
Loc: Cleveland, OH
This answers my question why Ive been seeing discounted A/C delco pf52's lately...
_________________________
03 Chevy Blazer 4.3 4x4 Vavoline Maxx Life FSyn 5w30
04 Ford Ranger 4.0 4x4 M1 5w30
07 Saturn Vue 3.5 AWD M1 5w20


Top
#1770638 - 02/06/10 07:17 AM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: Superbuick96]
benjamming Offline


Registered: 01/03/04
Posts: 5822
Loc: northern Alabama
What is the efficiency rating at 25 micron?

Top
#1770654 - 02/06/10 07:43 AM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: benjamming]
Sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 10372
Loc: The Old North State
Quote:
What is the efficiency rating at 25 micron?
Exactly! Without the efficiency rating, 25um level doesn't mean much. shrug Is it really any different than a ST?

If you google..Champion Ecore design, enthusiasm for the new AC Ecore design doesn't seem to be universally shared.

Top
#1770918 - 02/06/10 11:27 AM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: Sayjac]
MontyD Offline


Registered: 06/24/05
Posts: 28
Loc: OK
On another note, take a look at the May 2009 Archive from the above blog. Pretty interesting pics of a failed aftermarket oil filter.

http://www.sandyblogs.com/techlink/2009/05/

Top
#1770928 - 02/06/10 11:40 AM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: Sayjac]
mrsilv04 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 7805
Loc: Illinois
I was at a local Farm supply store yesterday and saw a few AC Delco oil filter boxes with the new "E" suffix on the part number.

Example of what I saw printed on the box: PF61E
_________________________
Whatever you do... do NOT speed through the town of Gauley Bridge, WV.

Top
#1770959 - 02/06/10 12:04 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: Sayjac]
OilNerd Offline


Registered: 09/14/09
Posts: 1235
Loc: Plattsburgh, NY
Originally Posted By: sayjac

If you google..Champion Ecore design, enthusiasm for the new AC Ecore design doesn't seem to be universally shared.


I suppose that's natural. (I'm a little skeptical, too)

I knew the old design well and pushed 7,500mi OCI's on them easily. Psychologically, it's a little tough for me to look at the newly designed filter cut-open and picture myself running it for 7,500 miles.

I found some older PF47's and loaded up. By the time I'm through them, the experiences and posted pictures of others may have convinced me that the new design's OK, too.
_________________________
Buddy's Wife: "Why do you need to get a V-8 Mustang?"
Buddy: "Because I can't get a V-12 Mustang!"

Top
#1771152 - 02/06/10 02:54 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: Sayjac]
labman Offline


Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 8711
Loc: Nothern USA
Originally Posted By: sayjac

If you google..Champion Ecore design, enthusiasm for the new AC Ecore design doesn't seem to be universally shared.


Certainly their competitors dislike it.

Top
#1771237 - 02/06/10 04:07 PM Re: New AC/Delco Filters [Re: labman]
Sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 10372
Loc: The Old North State
Originally Posted By: labman
Originally Posted By: sayjac

If you google..Champion Ecore design, enthusiasm for the new AC Ecore design doesn't seem to be universally shared.


Certainly their competitors dislike it.
Nah. These are folks that used the old design and preferred it to the new Ecore. Many, like OilNerd, were stocking up on the old design while still available.

Wouldn't know about competitors, though I doubt many are quaking at the thought of competing with the AC Delco Ecore. The folks that prefer traditional endcap design will find other reasonably priced alternatives, lots of them out there. I got nothing against Ecore and have used it, though I prefer metal endcaps and a traditional bypass as opposed to the rubber combo bypass.

Still wondering if the AC is just an ST with a different name.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >