Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

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Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by stew 89 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:28 am

Morning guys and gals,

Can I use a city/mk2 golf oil filter on my type4 ? Reason, no one in Durban has the proper filter. I think the golf one is longer but because I dont go off road im not stressed about that.

Shot in advance for the help.

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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by Jdt1976 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:36 am

I can buy one in JHB and transport it down to you

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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by stew 89 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:42 am

@ Jdt1976

Thanks mate I was kinda hopping to do a service this weekend. If I don't come right I'll call on you :)

Thank though.
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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by retrovan » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:17 am

The only thing you need to match is the tread and the resistance to oil flow,

The bigger filter should give you less resistance, and thats what you want.

So if you can find these out, you can do it.

Best if the filter has a By-Pass valve then you know you safe.

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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by Tony Z » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:44 pm

the spares shops also have filter catalogs. You can go in with your filter number and they will check it against their catalog - thread size, OD, ID... and find one that matches.

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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by Jdt1976 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:30 pm

stew 89 wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:42 am
@ Jdt1976

Thanks mate I was kinda hopping to do a service this weekend. If I don't come right I'll call on you :)

Thank though.
If it is the Z80, I did have a look, got 4 here.
One of my drivers are leaving tomorrow, will be in Durban on Monday.

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Re: Can you use a Golf oil filter on a type 4?

Post by stew 89 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:24 pm

Thanks Guys I have made a plane. I found one at a Midus.

Than you very much :)
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