Originally Posted by zbhover
It's been said that fram quality has gone down hill
Downhill from where, or when?
They've been garbage for as long as I've been in the parts biz. (1979)
The last PH8A cutaway that I saw was actually an "improvement" over the 1979 version. AT LEAST the pleats now had a metal cleat installed at the media joint. The media was simply overlapped a few folds and glued to cardboard end caps on the '79 vintage.
I seriously want to crawl under John Forces funny car and check what he uses on his. (Orange paint on a Wix?) LOL
BTW ... that filter is not "missing holes".
It's designed to flow 1-3 GPM
Part Number: 1050
UPC Number: 765809135840
Principal Application: Allis-Chalmers, Fiat, Continental, GM, Hyster, Isuzu, Iveco, Towmotor, Other
Style: Spin-On Lube Filter
Outer Diameter Top: 3.660
Outer Diameter Bottom: Closed
Thread Size: 5/8-18
By-Pass Valve Setting-PSI: None
Burst Pressure-PSI: 380
Max Flow Rate: 1-3 GPM
Nominal Micron Rating: 10
Number O.D. I.D. Thk.
Attached 2.834 2.462 0.200