Originally Posted by Yonkerse
In regards to using a longer filter, how much does this change the amount of oil you add? Right now, when I change my oil and replace the filter, I add 4.5 quarts and it brings the level right where it needs to be. If I put on a longer filter, whats the difference in oil added to bring it to the "full" mark again? Just wondering since i am really considering a longer filter!
By my completely off-the-hilt guesstimate, the two filters look to have about a 3/4 cup difference in size. Of course, that'* assuming 100% of the space in the filter is constantly full of oil.
But from real world experience, like others have said, it'* a negligible amount. Don't even worry about it. Just pick up a longer filter and the usual five quarts of your favorite oil.