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Old 04-19-2003, 12:22 PM
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NAPA filters are Wix filters rebranded. They are the same thing. A NAPA part number is a Wix number with the leading digit knocked off. So a 51348 becomes a 1348

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Ya I new they were made by some good filter company, could'nt remember if it was wix, or purolator=also good filters.
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Old 04-19-2003, 01:03 PM
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Ya I new they were made by some good filter company, could'nt remember if it was wix, or purolator=also good filters.
Yes...... when I was looking for my "Hydro filter", I talked tjo WIX and their filter was rated at 19 microns, while the stock Hydro filter spec was only 40 microns. Naturally, I went for the NAPA filter which is a WIX..........
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Old 04-19-2003, 02:09 PM
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I live 20 minutes from WIX's factory that makes all the filters. Its in Gastonia NC. BIG factory maybe someday I can get the maintenance contract at that facility lol. Once again thanx guys if I could only find a list of filters for my Yanmar diesel (Napa #1358)
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Old 04-19-2003, 05:56 PM
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How or where do you get a list of filters that will fit particular motors, like what mckell listed?
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Old 04-19-2003, 09:58 PM
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Wix, Fleetguard, and Baldwin all cross-reference each other and any other manufacturer on their web sites. They are the only brands I bother with because they are high quality and they carry a full line to fit anything. Wix has a reputation as the lowest of the three but I use them because they are easy to get.

Of the types listed:

Fram-poor quality, I never use them
STP-they are an oil additive manufacturer, somebody else makes the filters
AC Delco-probably not a full line and tend to be pricey but high quality
Lesco- ???
Motorcraft-same as AC Delco
Purolator- ???
Wal-Mart-See STP.

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