[Healeys] Spin-on oil filters
eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed May 18 13:19:30 MDT 2016
I too use the Wix unit
(______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
BT7 engine and disk brakes
Please excuse random auto corrects and misspelled words
On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
> I've used a Wix# 51516 for many years with no issues. It has a silicone
> anti-drainback valve and just fits next to the servo (but doesn't have a
> hex nut; spin-on filters shouldn't be tightened so tight they can'r be
> removed without tools).
> I believe Napa sells re-branded Wix filters.
> *From: *"Simon Lachlan" <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk>
> *To: *"healeys" <healeys at autox.team.net>
> *Sent: *Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:16:28 AM
> *Subject: *[Healeys] Spin-on oil filters
> I’ve recently fitted a spin-on kit onto my 3000, the one that goes
> straight onto the block.
> Which filters do you guys use? My kit came with a Unipart GFE 166 (CB6). I
> don’t know what the CB6 means.
> I gather that the GFE 166 has been superseded by the GFE 443.
> So far as I can see it does not have an anti-drain back valve and it seems
> rather small for a 3 litre engine.
> Ideally I’d like a longer filter with a valve and hopefully a hex on the
> end for easier removal. Can’t go wider or it will be into the starter motor.
> Any ideas???
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