Re: [DML] Purflux xref
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Re: [DML] Purflux xref

I also looked in to this a few months back.  I was
trying to find a WIX filer, but never completed my

What I did learn is the LS410C has *NO* bypass, and
*NO* anti-drain back.  It is essentially a straight
hydraulic filter.  

Since then, I have been told (someone can correct me
if I am wrong) that the PRV has no internal bypass
valve.  Keeping that in mind, the LS410C is there for
a BAD choice for our engines because it has no safety

Wix makes a good quality filter, and they are
reasonably priced.  They also sell under the NAPA GOLD
brand name.  One of these days I will continue that
research (unless someone else wants to). 

--- Soma576@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Hi Group,
> Since the Purflux filters have been harder to come
> by lately, I have been  
> searching for a top quality filter with the same
> dimensions and specs as the  
> LS410C.  I believe I have found a Mann filter that
> meets all of the  criteria, 
> but I don't know what the bypass valve opening
> pressure is on the  Purflux.  Or 
> does the PRV have an internal valve?  The Mann is
> within  one millimeter on 
> the width and height, has the same threads, and has
> the anti  drainback valve.
> I know some vendors are now selling the USA-made
> Bosch filters  but I am 
> looking around to see if anything else as good as
> the Purflux is  available.  I 
> frequent some oil and lube newsgroups and most
> people on  there seem to think 
> the domestic Bosch filters are a step-down from a 
> Purflux.  Apparently the 
> German-made Bosch filters are better.  I also  need
> a filter that won't 
> necessitate any adaptors and will not interfere with
> my  headers.
> So, what has everyone else been using?
> Andy
> Fargo, ND  
> 1982 DeLorean DMC12 VIN 11596
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]

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