[TR] wix oil filter with spin on
forzion7 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 09:44:15 MDT 2020
Thanks, Jeff. Yes, the variations are interesting but there doesn't seem to
be any way to tell from this some sort of "good/better/best". Despite the
large dimensional variations, the filtration size and rates are constants...
On Mon, Jul 6, 2020, 11:39 AM Jeff Scarbrough <fishplate at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, this should open a Google Sheet that compares the Wix
> options...the variations are interesting.
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 11:16 AM Jeff Scarbrough <fishplate at gmail.com>
> > On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 3:11 PM dave <dave at ranteer.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > https://www.oilfilter-crossreference.com/convert/Wix/51516
> > >
> > > 374 filters that cross reference the wix
> > If you drill down a bit more, you find there are 6 Wix filters that
> > cross-reference to the 51516, including itself. Go tot eh Wix Filters
> > web site and look up the numbers to see all the different dimensions
> > available. The common feature is the thread size and the gasket (more
> > or less). The 51516, which is the Spitfire filter, is 4.8" tall by
> > 2.9" in diameter. The 51515 is the same base (more or less), but 5.2"
> > tall and 3.6" diameter. The gaskets are 2.734" x 2.430" x 0.226" and
> > 2.834" x 2.462" x 0.200" respectively.
> > tl:dr: All crossover filters are not the same as the old one you have
> > in your hand, and may not fit in the space you have between block and
> > steering column.
> > Jeff Scarbrough
> > Corrosion Acres, Ga.
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