Fiat Sport Spider 1967 85 Misc Documents Comparing Air Filters PDF

ComparingEightOilFilters
fortheFiatSportSpider
19671985
BernieSeneway
February10,2011
Rev.B
Foreword
I’m not an engineer of any sort, let alone an engine lubrication expert, but several oil filter comparison tests posted on the
Internet for muscle and other cars prompted me to do a comparison of the oil filters used on the 1967-1985 Fiat Sport Spider.
There are two general sizes of filter used on this car; the “large” fits all Spiders except those with air conditioning, the “small”
fits not only air-conditioned Spiders, but many other cars, including nearly all Alfa Romeos. It seems to me that one should
use the largest filter that will fit, because:
the larger can should house more filtering media
bigger can means more engine oil capacity
external spin-on filter also acts as oil cooler
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Fiat Sport Spider 1967 85 Misc Documents Comparing Air Filters Summary of Content

ComparingEightOilFiltersfortheFiatSportSpider19671985BernieSeneway February10,2011Rev.B Foreword Im not an engineer of any sort, let alone an engine lubrication expert, but several oil filter comparison tests posted on the Internet for muscle and other cars prompted me to do a comparison of the oil filters used on the 1967-1985 Fiat Sport Spider. There are two general sizes of filter used on this car; the large fits all Spiders except those with air conditioning, the small fits not only air-conditioned Spiders, but many other cars, including nearly all Alfa Romeos. It seems to me that one should use the largest filter that will fit, because: the larger can should house more filtering media bigger can means more engine oil capacity external spin-on filter also acts as oil cooler 2011 Bernard Seneway. All rights reserved. To add to your site, contact me at [email protected] - 1 -