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Old 08-17-2015, 08:15 AM   #1
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Oil capacity w/extra large oil filter

I have a 2004 Pace Arrow with the 8.1 engine. Where I have to park it is not level. With the standard oil filter I know it holds 6.4 Qts. I am using a NAPA #1794 which is larger than the stock oil filter. My problem is I forgot the capacity is of the stock filter, so I don't know how much oil I need to add using this filter. I know I can wait till we leave and stop on a level spot but I would like to be done with it when we start our trip. Thanks in advance.
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The "standard" filter AC Delco PF454 filter is 1/2 quart. The filter you are using is a 2 quart filter - my advanced math says add another 1.5 quarts and you good to go!

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My understanding is three filter sizes of 1/2-qt, 1-qt and 1-1/2 qt. the largest taking 8 qts for fill.

That's what i have been doing for 7 years. I use only the largest filter.


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So there are no clearance concerns going with the longer filter? Sure would ruin one's day catching it on something.
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