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4.6 liter Mustangs supposedly are prone to sludge buildup. I have a '98 supercharged Cobra. Would a bypass oil filtration system like a Franz extend my engine life significantly? Would it work with my high performance oil pump?

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  • sonlightinc Jul 15, 2010

    4.6 liter Mustangs are supposedly prone to sludge buildup. I have a '98 supercharged Cobra. Would an oil bypass system work with my high performance oil pump? I'd like to do a Franz system. What do you think?

  • sonlightinc Jul 16, 2010

    4.6 liter Mustangs are supposedly prone to sludge buildup. I have a supercharged '98 Cobra. Would a bypass oil filtration system work for me, in particular with a high performance oil pump?

  • sonlightinc Jul 17, 2010

    Not very helpful. If your people don't know the answer to a question, you should refund the fee.

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A bypass oil filtration system could help to extend your engine life significantly.

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  • sonlightinc Jul 16, 2010

    Duane, I'm sure your an expert, but you and the two "experts" I already got a response from either can't understand my questions, or Fixya tells you guys to not give the customer a complete answer. How 'bout a more complete answer? Would a Franz work in my engine or would another product be better? And how about answering the oil pump question? I'm starting to think this website is a ******** ripoff.

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    Duane Wong Jul 16, 2010

    I heard of Frantz but I have never used it myself to know how good it is. However, I found a website that describes and has testimonials for it, so I'm sure it's legitimate:

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    Duane Wong Jul 16, 2010

    I think it would work with your high performance pump, from what I gather, and read about it.

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Hi Friend:

I done some reaserch for you. Theres a HIGH PERFORMANCE RACING FRAM HP-6A , with Full Flow Spin On (the Fit is same as Your as Far as The Mounting.

It does'nt have a Anti-Drain Valve which means it Filters All your Oil ,Some are Built with this If Pressure gets up So High ,This Anti Drain Valve Opens and Returns it to the Pan.

The Filter Height is 6.23 "

The Mounting OD is 1 1/2 " x 12 Threads per. Inch.

The O.D. of Oil Filter Its Self is 4.63.

It dies have a Relief Valve that is Set to Open at 22 PSI.

Or theres a K&N - HP-2010 Filter thats Close but has the Anti Drain Valve

From what the Specs are I would go with the Fram Racing Filter HP-6A Now they make a HP-6 ,But this one with the A represents it has the Drain Back Feature.

I hope this Helps you out . Please let me Know by Voting on the Quaily of my Solution i've Given You.

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Hi! Actually it can and it can't. Its not recommeded by the dealership so we have to follow it. It may work with some but If youre gonna ask me Im not gonna gamble my engine's life. Hope this shed some light.

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    Hi! May I know hows it going? Thanks!

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