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Old 07-12-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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Just curious, used oil filter inside pics ......

If any of you have the means I'd be curious on your next oil change to see them cut open and the paper filters spread apart to see what you find.

I'm just wondering if anyone has shavings from an oil pump.

My Melling oil pump was a bit worn and ground.

Post them up if anyone at all is interested.



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Old 07-12-2013, 12:46 PM   #2
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I'm gonna have to try and remember to do this on my next change. Should be next month sometime.
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I am sure navydood cut one open, let me try and find the post.
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Got it, here is one of the posts:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197100

Look through some of his other threads, he has some good info included oil analysis which I know you were considering.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/search...rchid=20277161
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Thanks for the link.

But if you look at my filter you only see a used filter with no dicernable junk.

It wasn't til I cut the paper and spread it open that I saw any shavings. They gather at the inner crease because of the volume of oil pushing them inward.

My main reason for this thread is to see deep inside the filter.
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PQ you need to forget about looking DEEP inside your filter and look DEEP inside your engine LOL.
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PQ you need to forget about looking DEEP inside your filter and look DEEP inside your engine LOL.


Pulling it this weekend. I'm just curious at how many oil pumps put off shavings to the filter. Mine did. It isn't the problem I have but an interesting thing. lol
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PQ you need to forget about looking DEEP inside your filter and look DEEP inside your engine LOL.
And then hopefully you won't need to look deep into your wallet!
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Hell I changed mine yesterday and tossed the filter.
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Hell I changed mine yesterday and tossed the filter.
Darn.

Heck guys, send them to me and I'll cut them. I just suspect people have more in their filters than they think.
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