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06-28-2013 11:57 PM
felixthecat I use a FL842= shorter then a 400, but has a bigger diamter. Or a fram 16 style.
06-28-2013 07:34 AM
#1fordfan well,I just went with the spec for the car bosch. Maybe next time will try a bigger filter after some more research.
06-28-2013 05:35 AM
amc49 They have thicker shells for burst protection.
06-27-2013 03:32 AM
macdiesel As long as the thread pitch and o-ring one up should be able to run a bigger filter. I run a FL1A filter equivalent, granted it is mounted between bulkhead and engine. Some aftermarket filters feel heavier and thicker like the k&n or mobil1 filters.
06-26-2013 08:29 PM
amc49 Boy I sure dunno about putting something as thin shelled as an oil filter right on the same crunch line as the pan is. Something ALWAYS eventually gets up there to scrape things. You can hit things all day long that make noise but do no real harm to oil pan and trans case but oil filter???? NUUOOOOOOO....................
06-26-2013 05:11 PM
Black00ZX3 This might be the thread you were looking for http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=238252
06-26-2013 04:29 PM
#1fordfan was just thinking a little extra oil capacity would be nice and extra filtering couldn't be a bad thing.
06-26-2013 10:04 AM
rambleon84 Just use a quality brand filter and change your oil regularly. Your 2005 has never used a larger filter, why start now?
06-26-2013 07:58 AM
#1fordfan how much longer is the FL400s then the 910s? also thinking about the FL842 but it doesn't have a bypass valve so that might not be a good idea.
06-26-2013 07:37 AM
Fernando_221 Why you need a bigger oil filter? You can try the zetec 2.0l filter, I think the thread is the same.
I don't think it's a good idea, the filter will be closer to the ground, same height of the bumper.
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