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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-11-2019, 06:28 AM Thread Starter
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Strange old felt Oil filter in Bentley & cyl

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I found this strange old 'felt' oil filter when I dismantled my Bentley 6 cyl 1959.
Does anyone no where this filter come from and how old it is.?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-11-2019, 01:33 PM
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Looks home-made.
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That is a factory original filter but very old. It was superseded to the paper type shown in your picture in the 60's. I hope it has not been in your engine since then!

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-11-2019, 02:19 PM
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I wouldn't be surprised if previous owners just kept washing it out in gasoline (or what ever) and just kept re-using it.
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