Date: 17 Oct 2001 21:11:35 GMT
From: saab85900nopsamcom (Saab85900)
Subject: Re: Can I reduce oil changes with a bypass oil filter?

> >Provided there is sufficient pumping capacity. I would worry if the >engine is not designed for this extra filter; the oil flow could be >stagnated. Only a small amount of the oil is run through the filter. In the case of the AMSOIL single bypass filter system, that oil is pumped through the filter and returned through a restriction about the diameter of a paper clip. This insures that the oil pressure remains high (and the return line is low pressure.). If you want to e-mail a snail mail address, be happy to send you a brochure which better explains it. Just got an oil sample report back on a Ford Excursion with 7.3 PowerStroke diesel. He changed the oil and installed a Bypass filter at 5,000 miles. At 50K, 45,000 on the oil, it is still suitable for continued use. Soot is 1.4%. He has sampled, and then changed full flow filters, but has not yet changed the bypass filter. Dick in Falls Church

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