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post #1 of 7 Old 07-09-2008, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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Weird find in my oil filter

I did the first oil change on my powerstroke sence i bought. The guy before me did one right before i bought it. Anyways, when i drained the old oil out of the oil filter i found a spring in the center of the filter. The spring is complete and is 2" long and " wide.

any ideas on what this may of came from???

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its to make sure the oil circulates and returns through the filter.

i have no idea but this is a free

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yup give me a minute

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there we go

1994.5, 2.5 lift, 35s on 17x10 MHTs, Intercooled, Stage 3 injectors, Nitrous, 6637, Water/Meth, 3" DP, 4" Magnaflow, IDM, TS Chip, 4.10s, 33s, 4 Pod pillar. 6000k HIDs.

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looks like the spring that goes in the oil filter on top of the motor.

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Don't know for sure either...bet someone will come along that knows real soon.

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