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Old 06-20-2010, 05:35 PM
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I'm ashamed to say how many hours I've spent at auto parts stores pullin filters and comparing threads, diameters, etc etc etc. The 5.3 filter I was trying to X over was tiny, and there are a lot of semi-tiny filters out there.

Trouble is, most MFG's are going with smaller filters nowadays vs the bigger ones used on older cars... Less to choose from.
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I was happy to find the longer 5.3 filter for my 5.7 ls1 engine, probably didn't actually net me anything but i went from putting 5.7 liters of oil in to a full 6 and not overfilling it so I was happy.
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I was happy to find the longer 5.3 filter for my 5.7 ls1 engine, probably didn't actually net me anything but i went from putting 5.7 liters of oil in to a full 6 and not overfilling it so I was happy.
I did find a NAPA gold filter for the 5.3 that was longer then the rest of the 'OEM' filters. (1522, if memory serve me)

What ever happened to the 1 qt 1980's SB Chevy size GM filters???

GM all has 'coffee cup' sizes now!
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That's what I was thinking too! I have an old 454 truck and I can find gigantic filters for it, easiest way to increase oil capacity
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