Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 16:10:18 -0500
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Which Fram filter for my 900?


Saab engines don't burn oil, they leak oil! They also last a long time, mine is rapidly approaching 200,000 miles with the original seals, I guess I should not complain about leaks. John Schneitman wrote: > The name brand has sliped my mind, maybe Valvoline, anyway it uses a > synthetic material for filtering. My Dodge diesel's filter is made by > Fleetgaurd which uses a synthetic filter also and filters down to 1 micron. > I know the amsoil filters go down to 1/10 of a micron on a bypass filter. > Heck I believe you could use a newspaper as a filter for the saab and it > wouldn't matter. Short lasting, oil burning engines is not one of saabs > problems. > Robert Anderson <dscvnopsamltranet.com> wrote in message > news:dscv-ya02408000R0612992223570001nopsam.ultranet.com... > > Scott, > > > > I had a Fram filter internally rupture in cold weather. I haven't > > a Fram since. I now use AC-Delcos on our old SAAB and Mann on the > > newer LPT which is still under warrantee. Both are good brands, > > > > /Bob > > > > In article <MPG.12b5e584bc04cc7298968anopsam.together.net>, Scott I. Remick > > <scottnopsamuteralt.com> wrote: > > > > > I was wondering which Fram filter would be best for my 1984 Saab 900S? > > > I've always used PH16, but they're hard to find. The 3314 (I think > > > that's the #) also fits but is smaller. Now I've heard some people > swear > > > by one, others swear by the other. What's the real scoop? All I know > > > for certain is that the PH16 is larger and easier to grip. Is there > > > anything about the 3314 that makes it better? > > > > > > ----------------------- > > > Scott I. Remick scottnopsamuteralt.com > > > Network and Information (802)388-7545 ext. 236 > > > Systems Manager FAX:(802)388-3697 > > > Computer Alternatives, Inc. http://www.computeralt.com

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