Cuz wrote:This topic has been thoroughly discussed on this web site and many others a thousand or more times. I would suggest you review those dozens of threads already written on the topic by using the site search function with the key words "oil filter".
The removal idea became popular when Mr. Coldwell's book the All American Wonder first came out. It was a suggestion in his book that created a sense of "If it's in Coldwell's book it has to be a good idea". Well it's not. Especially in the chain drive cam engines where the return oil helps lube the chain. Any filter is better than no filter at all. Even antique engines that do not use an oil filter have a fine bronze or brass wire screen that must be removed and cleaned every 25 hours. The misunderstanding arises from folks not understanding the partial flow oil filter system.
I'm afraid I have already said enough to turn this thread in the 10 page monsters this topic always turns into.
Joel wrote: You forgot to mention "All American Wonder" Volume 1 co authors Ray Cowdery and Merrill Madsen.
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