16HP vanguard oil filter?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Bunton Guy, Apr 18, 2003.

  1. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    Ya I new they were made by some good filter company, could'nt remember if it was wix, or purolator=also good filters.
  2. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,469

    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..........
  3. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,909

    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)
  4. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    How or where do you get a list of filters that will fit particular motors, like what mckell listed?
  5. Birken Vogt

    Birken Vogt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    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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