Focus Fanatics - View Single Post - Purolator Oil Filter Question
View Single Post
Old 01-06-2013, 02:51 PM   #9
scada
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Fan#: 107778
Location: Rockledge, FL
What I Drive: 2013, Silver, Focus S

Posts: 87
FF Reputation: 1 scada Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by dan50 View Post
I mean unapproved by the filter manufacturer. So, if Purolator says an P10241 is the filter for the 2012 Focus but you decide, like the OP, to use a different Purolator because you think it fits/filters "better", it's conceivable you could have a problem. I agree if you use the filter Purolator specifies for the car there shouldn't be an issue.
Purolator makes a filter exactly the same as the P10241 except for the length. If you have the clearance it is common for 2 filters to be exactly the same except for the physical length. There is plenty of room in the 2012 FoFo for a longer filter. If you use a longer filter you benefit from it having a higher surface area as well as being able to hold more oil.
scada is offline  
    Reply With Quote