effects of wrong oil filer?

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Old 11-12-05, 01:04 PM
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effects of wrong oil filer?

Hey just wondering what might happen if the wrong oil filter is put ona car. I have a nissan skyline and i put a 300zx twin turbo oil filter on. The filter fit, and the car runs with it on, but could i possibly be doing any sort of damage??
 
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Old 11-12-05, 03:08 PM
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I would change as soon as possible. Some times they will seal correctly and then all of a sudden the gasket blows out.

Other things are checks valves and such.
 
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Old 11-13-05, 01:47 PM
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If you have the brand and part number of both filters you might look in the cross reference section of a filter catalog (usually in the back) and see if they are equivalent.
 
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