1957 Plymouth Belvedere Oil Filter/Cartridge Question?
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Posted 2011-01-12 7:44 PM (#256768)
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OK, so I did the first oil change on my recently acquired 57' Belvedere of which I'm super proud of and stoked about. It's quite awesome and at times surreal to be a part of this movement. Anyhow, after tightening everything back up under there, I noticed I had a spring about 1 inch of length on top of the drain pan. Upon noticing that, I couldn't remember for certain if that came out from within the filter cartridge system or not. Any information on this would be greatly appreciated. Thank You



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Posted 2011-01-12 9:37 PM (#256787 - in reply to #256768)
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Welcome to the forum! Maybe someone on here might have a scan of the oil filtration system breakdown. Sadly I don't. It might also be helpful to include which engine you have. 301 polysphere right?
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Posted 2011-01-12 9:49 PM (#256790 - in reply to #256787)
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Correct. 301 polyshphere it is. And thanks dude! I'm glad to finally be here lol. I will be visiting more frequently from here on out.
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Posted 2011-01-13 1:56 AM (#256801 - in reply to #256768)
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I'm pretty sure that goes over the center bolt in your cannister and before you put the element in it.. That spring pushes the filter against the engine .. thereby making the oil pass thru the filter instead of going around it..................MO
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Posted 2011-01-13 1:59 AM (#256802 - in reply to #256768)
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How come you don't post your name and location?? The law after you????.......MO

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Posted 2011-01-13 2:20 AM (#256803 - in reply to #256802)
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LOL no... I'm a law abiding citizen just like Gerard Butler lol.. But anyway thanks alot for the info. It makes total sense and it's all coming back to me now. Since I've owned my Plymouth it's been a hell of a joy ride and learning experience. They sure don't make cars like they used to...
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Posted 2011-01-13 3:40 AM (#256807 - in reply to #256768)
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Yes there should be a spring within the shell, which the bolt goes through before the cartridge goes in the shell. I was in there doing an oil change just last week. The photo of your spring does not look well though, the spring looks kind of munted...
Did you get the shell to seal against the seal in the block on the first attempt? These things are a bitch of a design!!! It doesn't help that the large seal supplied with the filter to fit in the block seems to be quite a bit too big these days and bunches up/out just where you can't see it....
Glenn.

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Posted 2011-01-13 4:47 AM (#256809 - in reply to #256807)
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Awesome thanks for the info. I have about 4 years of hands on experience with lube, oil and filter servicing, but boy was I in for a surprise! At first I was getting so frustrated, and to top it off I had lost all the daylight that day before getting it back together. I had to borrow a friend's shop light and surprisingly with some descent light a bit of PATIENCE I got it on there. Of course now I have to get back under there and slap that spring back in. About getting the seal to perfectly after I was done, I'm not sure. There is a slight oil leak which I'm gunna take a look at when I take it apart again.
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Posted 2011-01-14 1:36 AM (#256921 - in reply to #256768)
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Make SURE there is not an old gasket stuck up in the groove that the cannister fits into. It can be hard to see it and hard to dig it out. Poke an ice pick in it and be sure you are hitting metal cause an old gasket ( square O ring) can get very hard.........................MO
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Posted 2011-01-15 11:49 PM (#257155 - in reply to #256921)
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MOPAR-TO-YA - 2011-01-14 5:36 PM

Make SURE there is not an old gasket stuck up in the groove that the cannister fits into. It can be hard to see it and hard to dig it out. Poke an ice pick in it and be sure you are hitting metal cause an old gasket ( square O ring) can get very hard.........................MO


...no, there is definitely nothing up in there in the block...this is a hot tanked fully rebuilt motor, and of course the first thing I thought of was a trace of something stuck up in there but there wasn't. The gasket is too big-end of story. Is there a supplier for the correct gasket/seal that someone KNOWS of? Wix, Fram and Ryco oil filter gaskets/seals are ALL too big for the recess.
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Posted 2011-01-16 3:50 AM (#257164 - in reply to #256768)
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You not be aware of it, but there is an oil filter adapter plate for the V8-277/301/318 that allows you to convert your cartridge type oil filter in a canister to the modern spin-on type filter. Very easy to install.
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Posted 2011-01-16 11:13 AM (#257195 - in reply to #257164)
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rbmain - 2011-01-16 12:50 AM

You not be aware of it, but there is an oil filter adapter plate for the V8-277/301/318 that allows you to convert your cartridge type oil filter in a canister to the modern spin-on type filter. Very easy to install.




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Posted 2011-01-16 4:29 PM (#257226 - in reply to #257195)
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Hey that's cool, I didn't know that. Where are those spin-on adapters sold?
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Posted 2011-01-16 4:36 PM (#257227 - in reply to #257226)
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Finsinthemirror - 2011-01-16 1:29 PM

Hey that's cool, I didn't know that. Where are those spin-on adapters sold?


Mine came from a '64 or '65 318 at Big M's. I also had my block modified by the machinist for full flow through the oil filter.

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Posted 2011-01-17 4:37 PM (#257331 - in reply to #256787)
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Finsinthemirror - 2011-01-12 6:37 PM

Welcome to the forum! Maybe someone on here might have a scan of the oil filtration system breakdown. Sadly I don't. It might also be helpful to include which engine you have. 301 polysphere right?




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Posted 2011-01-22 6:36 AM (#257868 - in reply to #257164)
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rbmain - 2011-01-16 12:50 AM

You not be aware of it, but there is an oil filter adapter plate for the V8-277/301/318 that allows you to convert your cartridge type oil filter in a canister to the modern spin-on type filter. Very easy to install.


Wow, that's awesome. Thanks for the info. This conversion sounds like something I would definitely consider in the future. I bet it saves you big time "HEADACHES"...
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Posted 2011-01-22 2:22 PM (#257898 - in reply to #257226)
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I sell them on Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=35043...

I can sell them directly also. They are $24.00 which includes shipping first class mail. You can also order them at your Mopar dealer but they run about $50 there. Email me directly at:

george@mckovich.com

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Posted 2011-01-22 4:39 PM (#257916 - in reply to #257898)
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chrysler300c - 2011-01-22 7:22 PM

I sell them on Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=35043...

I can sell them directly also. They are $24.00 which includes shipping first class mail. You can also order them at your Mopar dealer but they run about $50 there. Email me directly at:

george@mckovich.com

Thanks
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So are these a Direct Bolt on and then use a Spin On Filter, Or do i need to Plug or Drill something for extra Oil Flow,, I am sure i read something some time back about Plugging or Blocking something Off,,
The Engine in Question would be a 59 Dodge 326ci..

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Posted 2011-01-23 1:07 AM (#258005 - in reply to #257898)
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I sell them on Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=35043...

I can sell them directly also. They are $24.00 which includes shipping first class mail. You can also order them at your Mopar dealer but they run about $50 there. Email me directly at:

george@mckovich.com

Thanks
George


Awesome! thanks a bunch. I will be ordering my kit around mon-tues. I haven't even ordered it yet and I can already sigh at the fact of such relief that it will bring me when doing an oil change!
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Posted 2011-01-23 9:59 AM (#258032 - in reply to #257898)
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I sell them on Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=35043...

I can sell them directly also. They are $24.00 which includes shipping first class mail. You can also order them at your Mopar dealer but they run about $50 there. Email me directly at:

george@mckovich.com

Thanks
George


Great news! The sad part is, even with one of these, changing the filter on my '57's 354 will still be a bit of a mess, since the filter mounts "upside down" due to clearance issues.

K.



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Posted 2011-01-23 2:02 PM (#258048 - in reply to #258032)
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Kenny...

Would a vertical mounted filter adapter (places the filter vertically on the engine) have clearance enough to clear the torsion bar?
Hard to tell the depth separation in that picture.

Also, which is better for the 330, a vertical mount spin-on, or a spin-on at that same 30 degree up-angle?
Looks like a horizontal might have exhaust pipe issues......
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Posted 2011-01-23 2:33 PM (#258051 - in reply to #257916)
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No plugging required. Just bolt on and then screw the new cartridge on.
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Posted 2011-01-23 2:35 PM (#258052 - in reply to #258032)
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They aren't for the 354. They fit 301, 303, 313 and 318 POLY's.
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Posted 2011-01-23 2:38 PM (#258053 - in reply to #257868)
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It saves the headache of either not tightening enough and having it leak at the top against the block or tightening too much and cracking the gasket on the screw in shaft.... one or the other always seems to happen to me. I have one on my 56 Fury 303 and I also put one on the 58 Fargo 313 that we restored.

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Posted 2011-01-23 2:52 PM (#258055 - in reply to #258052)
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chrysler300c - 2011-01-23 11:35 AM

They aren't for the 354. They fit 301, 303, 313 and 318 POLY's.


I see that now. I saw a spin-on adapter for the 354 at Hot Heads, though.

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Posted 2011-01-23 3:34 PM (#258057 - in reply to #258051)
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No plugging required. Just bolt on and then screw the new cartridge on.


Bought and Paid mate,, Mine will be the England UK .. So what Oil Filter will i need for the 326ci as i see you list 2 Types..

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Posted 2011-01-23 3:41 PM (#258058 - in reply to #258053)
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Where are these made?
Have you experimented with a way of using this system, and modifying the original shell to attach over the top so that it still looks original?
Do you have a source for the spin-on filters as well? Make and part number? Are they available in WIX Made in USA?
Glenn.

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Posted 2011-01-23 5:10 PM (#258072 - in reply to #256768)
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Try the Fram PH2 or equivalent spin on filter.
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chrysler300c - 2011-01-23 11:35 AM

They aren't for the 354. They fit 301, 303, 313 and 318 POLY's.


I see that now. I saw a spin-on adapter for the 354 at Hot Heads, though.

K.


Kenny...

That is what I am referring to.

Hot Heads, QEC, REV Engineering and a few others make 3 different styles.

The first places a screw-on filter at the same position as the canister filter (30 degree up angle).
The second places the filter horizontally out from the block
The third places the filter up and down (vertical) like the Small-Block Chevy filter.

So application depends on clearance......
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Posted 2011-01-24 12:48 AM (#258140 - in reply to #258053)
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It saves the headache of either not tightening enough and having it leak at the top against the block or tightening too much and cracking the gasket on the screw in shaft.... one or the other always seems to happen to me. I have one on my 56 Fury 303 and I also put one on the 58 Fargo 313 that we restored.

George


I see. Yeah I guess those are the kind of bitter-sweet moments that come along with these awesome and sexy rides...
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Posted 2011-02-02 6:07 PM (#259350 - in reply to #256768)
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Anybody have a spare filter spring for the poly they'd part with?
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Posted 2011-02-03 6:10 PM (#259459 - in reply to #256768)
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Maybe the Dodge's filters are very different from the Plymouth's, but the 55-58 Dodge Poly/Hemi engines have canister
filter housings that look just like Kenny's engine photo, above.

I've been changing Horace's oil filters since 1981 with NO problems or head aches, or even gratuitous cussing....being involved.

The flat rubber filter gaskets conform perfectly to the base unit, and truth-be-told, many times I just re-use the 'old' gasket
because it has taken a natural set to the base unit and it is in perfect condition.

The ONLY problem (and, it is not really a 'problem') with the canister, is that with a 1957 Hemi (dunno about 55-56 guys)
the size of the valve cover means that there is not physical room, between it and the inner-panel, to remove the canister,
so, I just lay it over on its side, lying against the inner panel's shelf, while I remove and replace the oil filter element.

The filter elements are an in-stock item at every (good) parts house, because other olde cars use that same filter, too.

One tool that everyone should have, though, is a short open face wrench which can be used to loosen/tighten the canister-
nut, without rounding off the mating-edges of it.

There are a lot of other good important things to spend your money on, rather than on a spin-on oil filter, from my 30-year's
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Posted 2011-02-03 6:17 PM (#259461 - in reply to #256768)
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And, oh-yeah: no filter "springs" are (or have-been) required, at least from my 30+ years' experience with oil changing.





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Posted 2011-02-03 9:24 PM (#259484 - in reply to #256768)
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If you're a know-it-all with 30+ years of experience knowing it all, please ignore the attached document and get angry with me for challenging. For Finsinthemirror and "take me back" the spring goes between the inside of the canister and a washer that sits on the bolt shaft on top of the filter. You could find a general purpose spring and washer to do the same thing. These cartridge filters have been obsolete for 10+ years, and impossible to find anymore. The PH8 and PZ1 spin-on filters are a lot less messy and much easier to buy at the local parts store. Richard

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Posted 2011-02-03 9:36 PM (#259487 - in reply to #259484)
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All your observations are 100% accurate, except the cartridge is still freely available. The correct Wix filter is # 51080, and that filter is still made in USA, In Gastonia, NC.
One to AVOID AT ALL COSTS is the Purolator filter cartridge which is made in India and looks like a 7 year old's school project...
I don't know what engine Neil has in his Dodge but maybe he is referring to a different system to that which the factory Poly engine runs, which DOES have a spring as you have illustrated, and it IS a pain in the ass to get sealed sometimes...
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Cool, do the WIX come with all the gaskets, seals, and washers like the Fram does?
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Posted 2011-02-03 10:28 PM (#259497 - in reply to #259491)
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Well yes they do but as I said earlier I seem to be having trouble with the big gasket that goes in the block being a little larger than what it wants to be, which is causing it to not seal in the first couple of attempts. It is fine now but it would be a lot easier if this big gasket was a tad smaller in O/D. I wonder if I could reach someone at Wix to mention it to them?
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Posted 2011-02-05 12:48 AM (#259632 - in reply to #258058)
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I have no idea and don't care where they are made.... they work and that is what matters to me. They are made by Fram. No experiments with trying to disguise it.

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Posted 2011-02-05 2:00 PM (#259681 - in reply to #259632)
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Richard; no problem, man.

I'm just saying that for as long as I've owned my car and serviced it, since 1981, there's never been a spring which holds down
the oil filter inside the canister, and my car's oil pressure has always remained rock steady, as seen in that newest pic
of the dash panel, over on the what-did-you-do-to-your-car-today thread, and there's never been any lack of lubrication
or contamination issues.

Changing the oil 1-2 times/year probably doesn't hurt the oil contamination problem, either.

I've also never had any issues with the fitting of the flat rubber mating gasket, to the base unit, either.

Just lay the gasket down (when a new one is installed I pre-lube it) into the 'shoulders' of the base unit and twist down the canister until
it gets snug, and then use the wrench to tighten the canister to the base.

The spring was almost certainly designed for millions' of drivers' possible mis-use of the cars, in a myriad of situations.

You got it; you want to use: fine; it, just, is not necessary for the normal operation of our cars.






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Posted 2011-02-05 6:36 PM (#259709 - in reply to #259681)
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Neil...

I don't think the lack of a spring will affect your oil pressure.
However, the filter canister is most likely "floating" inside the canister cartridge shell, leading you to have WAY more "shunt" bypass of unfiltered oil than with the spring in place (if that is true).
You might look at your cartridge next time you pull it. The spring is above a washer at the "top" of the cartridge, and that washer is kept in place by y the bolt being upset to form a pair of "ears" to retain both.
If you cannot easily pull the bolt out of the cartridge, than I bet you have a spring and washer.

If you were to convert Horrie to a spin-on, you also need to remove the #5 main bearing cap and pull out the bypass valve above the oil pump in the block oil passage leading up and over to the filter pad and replace it with a Hot Heads item which blocks the bypass. This makes your system a full-flow system like modern oil systems. The shunt system that the Dodge hemis used was to prevent cold oil pressure from blowing the canister seal and puking oil over the ground. But unfiltered oil is unfiltered oil!

The modern spin-on filters have a bypass valve built-in so you don't need the one in the engine block, which leaked all the time. Just sometimes more than other times......
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Posted 2011-02-05 9:08 PM (#259727 - in reply to #259709)
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Hmmmmm, Hank; maybe "I" do have that spring/washer, because I've never had that through-bolt slide out from the canister!

I've cleaned the interior of the canister, at times, but sure don't recall ever noticing anything at the upper end of the canister
(which would be keeping the bolt from slipping out of/from the canister; i.e.: the spring/washer guys).

So, maybe they ARE there, and until this thread, I never had to give the through bolt any thought...there must be some sort of
gasket (shown, above) which keeps the oil from escaping via the bolt's access hole.

Wow; as I said, the oil filter-canister protocol has never given me any problems, in 30 years' of oil changing.





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Posted 2011-03-16 2:11 AM (#264804 - in reply to #256768)
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Here is a nos oil filter shell on Ebay, complete with that spring that doesn't exist....
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1955-56-57-58-59-Plymouth-Dodge-NOS-...
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Posted 2011-03-16 2:55 AM (#264807 - in reply to #256768)
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By the way: a 1956 Chrysler 354 Hemi also has a canister style oil filter case. Please could anybody with the same engine tell me what type of cartridge filter fits best? Thanks.

For my 1962 318 Poly engine I bought an adapter to replace the canister style filter with a spin on filter from Gary Pavlovich (the Poly expert).

Happy motoring!

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Posted 2011-03-17 10:47 AM (#264929 - in reply to #256768)
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I used to get the filter for my 392's at napa, was a napa gold filter IIRC. Its been 10 years though, so i dunno about availability now.
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Posted 2011-03-17 12:54 PM (#264944 - in reply to #264929)
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Just a quick tip for those who might have binding problems with that gasket ...

... dip your finger in the freshly drained oil and get the new gasket (should you decide to
use the new gasket - Neil is right, you can reuse these for some time) nice and oiled up
and then place it into the groove. It will go in with reasonable ease, and when the canister
comes into contact with it as it is screwed tight, it will freely slide against the rubber without
any binding or bunching to get a nice seal.


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Posted 2011-03-17 2:56 PM (#264955 - in reply to #264944)
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With all due respect, that is fairly obvious to anybody who has ever changed their own oil, and I have been doing that. The problem is that the rubber seal is too big for the recess in the block.
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Posted 2019-03-11 3:45 PM (#579184 - in reply to #256768)
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Hi All,

I'm a French 1964 Plymouth Fury 318 poly owner and I'm looking for a oil filter adapter to use modern oil filter.

I tried to reach by email Mr chrysler300c but as this post is very old, maybe it's a wrong address.

Do you know where can I buy this adapter for 318 poly?

I owned this car for 4 years and we use it as daily car.

Thank you for your help

Fabrice
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Posted 2019-03-11 6:28 PM (#579196 - in reply to #579184)
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g80panthera - 2019-12-11 12:45 PM

Do you know where can I buy this adapter for 318 poly? Fabrice


I am very surprised that a 65 Plymouth did not have a spin on filter. My family had a 65 Plymouth Fury III with the wide body 318 and I am pretty sure it had a spin on.

In any event, try Hot Hemi Heads. They make adapters for older hemis and might have one that works on a 318 poly:

http://www.hothemiheads.com/dodge/index.html

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Posted 2019-03-11 9:20 PM (#579208 - in reply to #256768)
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The 318 Plymouth is very easy to convert. You just need the the adapter plate and center screw in fitting from an A or LA small block that has the proper fitting. There was even a 90 degree angle adapter made for it from the factory, IIRC for the 273 in the A body cars. Forgot to mention, these are factory parts not aftermarket.

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Posted 2019-03-12 1:55 AM (#579221 - in reply to #256768)
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Hi,

@56D500boy: it"s 64 Fury not 65 Fury. And I'm sure for not spin on filter due to the diificulties at every filter change with oil leak. I 'll try the hothemiheads site.

@58coupe: yes I agree: a plate, a screw and gaskets. I think there is a plate out diameter difference between A and LA engine. Maybe the center screw is the same?

Thank you
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Posted 2019-03-12 2:09 AM (#579224 - in reply to #256768)
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Hi,

I visited the Hothemiheads website and didn't see anything for my 318 A engine.

Thank's
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Posted 2019-03-12 4:50 AM (#579226 - in reply to #256768)
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I'm also interested in contacting chrysler300c to buy one adapter from him.
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Posted 2019-03-12 9:13 AM (#579232 - in reply to #579224)
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g80panthera - 2019-12-11 11:09 PM

Hi, I visited the Hothemiheads website and didn't see anything for my 318 A engine.

Thank's


What I was hoping was that you would phone them and ask.

Sometimes the easiest solution is the best.

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Posted 2019-03-12 9:37 AM (#579234 - in reply to #256768)
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Or, you could just purchase this one. Kind of pricey, but available.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mopar-318-Poly-Oil-Filter-adapter-coupler/1...
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Posted 2019-03-12 1:19 PM (#579245 - in reply to #256768)
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Hi,

I tried send an email to Hothemiheads (my american language is not good at phone, better to write for me) but my email was rejected.

I already saw ebay adapter but the price, WHOW, and for me I have to add shipment and taxe. very very expensive.

Thank you
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Posted 2019-03-12 1:42 PM (#579246 - in reply to #256768)
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OEM Part numbers from 1964 A engine
Plate 2402103
Adapter fitting 1739619 or 3671602
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Posted 2019-03-12 1:47 PM (#579247 - in reply to #579245)
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g80panthera - 2019-12-12 10:19 AM

Hi, I tried send an email to Hothemiheads (my american language is not good at phone, better to write for me) but my email was rejected.



Sorry. I forgot that you were in France. I just called Hot Hemi Heads in the States and asked about the poly filter adapter and the answer was no, that it not something that they are doing (or have ever done).

He did say that I should contact Chrysler Firepower Magazine because they are making parts. Well after a lot of false leads, I finally figured out that it was Chrysler Power Magazine (no "Fire"). I called their phone number and got a hold of one of their tech support guys. I explained what I was looking for (on behalf of a guy in France with a 64 318 poly) and the response was "That adapter plate is the same as the ones that they used on the LA engines". That means the 318 LA, the 340, the 360, the LA 400 and maybe the later Magnum engines. That should make it easy.

To remind ourselves, this is what you are looking for. Plus the gasket.



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Posted 2019-03-12 1:55 PM (#579248 - in reply to #579247)
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Based on searching for LA 318/340/360 parts, you will find:

1. The plate:

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/NOS-Mopar-1956-1992-Plymouth-Dodge-273-318-3...

2. The nipple:

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/NEW-318-340-360-Oil-Filter-Block-Adapter-Fit...

3. The gaskets:

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/MOPAR-LA-Engine-Chrysler-Gaskets-Angle-Oil-F...



Hope that helps



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Posted 2019-03-12 2:03 PM (#579250 - in reply to #579248)
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A search of the OE number 2402103 found this high flow version:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B019XBZD8A/ref=dp_olp_0?ie=U...

https://www.hrpworld.com/can22-575-sb-mopar-filter-plate-replaces-mo...

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Posted 2019-03-12 2:05 PM (#579251 - in reply to #256768)
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Using the part numbers, I was able to find both parts from Summitracing.com Total price is $73 for both parts. Or, you could always make an offer on that other one. I would offer him $45 and see what happens.

Filter connector: https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/cwa-53007563ab/overview/
Filter plate: https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/ctr-22-575

Edit: Looks like we all found them once the part numbers were revealed.

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Posted 2019-03-12 2:17 PM (#579252 - in reply to #579251)
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53007563AB for the fitting is a current part number thru FCA, MSRP $10.60 Available thru your local Dodge dealer. Though maybe not in Europe?

Edit: latest plate part number (2002 LA engine) 53021053 MSRP $6.75, also still available thru FCA dealers.

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Posted 2019-03-13 2:41 AM (#579275 - in reply to #256768)
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Hello guys,

I'm very happy about your help. I wrote a ebay seller to buy the 3 items in only one order.
I'll post you the result to confirm that's fit.

Hope that oil leak at filter will forget with this adapter.

Thank a lot for your time.

Fabrice
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Posted 2019-03-14 4:32 PM (#579323 - in reply to #579275)
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g80panthera - 2019-12-12 11:41 PM

I'm very happy about your help. I wrote a ebay seller to buy the 3 items in only one order.
I'll post you the result to confirm that's fit. Fabrice


Fabrice: As per my email yesterday, hold off on buying the plate and adapter off eBay. I bought a plate and adapter yesterday and picked them up today. I am going out now to mail them to you using the address you sent me.

Hope it all works.

Dave F.



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Posted 2019-03-14 6:59 PM (#579324 - in reply to #579251)
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Powerflite - 2019-12-12 11:05 AM

Using the part numbers, I was able to find both parts from Summitracing.com Total price is $73 for both parts. Or, you could always make an offer on that other one. I would offer him $45 and see what happens.

Filter connector: https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/cwa-53007563ab/overview/
Filter plate: https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/ctr-22-575

Edit: Looks like we all found them once the part numbers were revealed.


I've bought the two parts from a Dodge Dealer for a third of that price and shipped them to Fabrice this afternoon.

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Posted 2019-03-15 3:19 AM (#579362 - in reply to #256768)
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Hello Dave,

As already said, thank you very much to you. It's very friendly
I'll sent picture after conversion.

Fabrice
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Posted 2019-03-15 1:05 PM (#579379 - in reply to #579324)
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To bad Canadian prices are more. It's like our escalated price matrix here in the US.
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Posted 2019-03-15 1:55 PM (#579380 - in reply to #579379)
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normsclassicradio - 2019-03-15 10:05 AM
To bad Canadian prices are more. It's like our escalated price matrix here in the US.


Not really "more". It's just the exchange rate. 1 CDN $ = US$ 0.75, i.e. 1.33 factor, i.e. US$6.76 = CDN$9.00, a factor that I have to live with every day.

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Posted 2019-04-23 3:45 PM (#581255 - in reply to #256768)
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Hi All,

I tried the adapter today and the result was very bad (as Niagara falls with oil). I was very short in time as I work outside, I put the original filter: it's our daily car. But I will try the next time with more time and I hope inside with car lifter.

Thank you, Fabrice
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Posted 2019-04-23 4:34 PM (#581263 - in reply to #256768)
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I forgot to mention the paper gasket that goes under the plate. Mopar 53020461AB. Discontinued thru FCA, but Fel-Pro makes one part # 70522.



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Posted 2019-04-23 6:16 PM (#581275 - in reply to #581263)
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normsclassicradio - 2019-04-23 1:34 PM
I forgot to mention the paper gasket that goes under the plate. Mopar 53020461AB. Discontinued thru FCA, but Fel-Pro makes one part # 70522.


I think we flagged the gaskets to Fabrice back when, I know I did.



https://www.ebay.ie/itm/372597825645?ul_noapp=true





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Posted 2019-04-24 6:35 AM (#581292 - in reply to #581275)
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If you were here you could go to any junk yard & take one off any LA in the yard.
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Posted 2019-04-24 8:37 AM (#581296 - in reply to #581292)
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Mopar1 - 2019-04-24 3:35 AM

If you were here you could go to any junk yard & take one off any LA in the yard.


Small problem. Fabrice is in France.



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Posted 2019-04-24 6:30 PM (#581314 - in reply to #581296)
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56D500boy - 2019-04-24 7:37 AM

Mopar1 - 2019-04-24 3:35 AM

If you were here you could go to any junk yard & take one off any LA in the yard.


Small problem. Fabrice is in France.

:(
That's why I said "If you were here"....
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Posted 2019-04-25 4:45 AM (#581332 - in reply to #256768)
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Hello All,

Yes, in France, yunk yards for american car are rare. I already used the Fel Pro 70522.

Thank you for your support, Fabrice

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Posted 2019-07-07 2:45 AM (#584511 - in reply to #256768)
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6 quarts with the filter and 5 with out the. filter. I plan to convert my '61 to the screw on filter .
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