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Old 01-09-2012, 12:01 PM   #1
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Ford US did it on you AGAIN!!!

HOPE im not eating my words for this, but let me tell you i just came from a ford dealer here in Mexico, asked for an oil filter and BANG they brought to the desk a MFL-2005 i was like wtf, i thought this were off production. They were like "wtf? out off production?, we still receive these".

I hadnt seen one of these filters in like 2 years, i got used to see the FL-400s, let me tell you those 400s are a joke compared to these. BTW each of these i bought goes for $4.29 mexican tax included at todays USD exchange rate.


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Old 01-09-2012, 12:32 PM   #3
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i could help no problem, forgot to mention, these are not old stock, production date in the filter was january 2011
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #4
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I noticed dealerships there are so much nicer than US dealerships. I don't know if it's because they're corporate owned or what, but I was impressed. We got our oil changed down there in record time too.
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what is an MFL?
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I'm confused.. why are these filters special?
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The 2005 had the anti-drainback valve and the 400s doesn't IIRC. Same physical size though.
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I got a box of 2005 filters that came with the car and I only have one left now.

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The 2005 had the anti-drainback valve and the 400s doesn't IIRC. Same physical size though.
I think the FL400S has the ADBV the older FL400 didn't. The 2005 is still marginally better filter if I remember.


(I just googled it and the 400S is getting shorter now...)
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ive noticed the 400s' getting smaller. i thought i was retarded...
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