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John Deere Filter Comparison
Why buy John Deere replacement filters? Application-specific design

Comparison is of John Deere filters against comparable competitive filters (filters not manufactured by John Deere, but sold to fit the same equipment).

John Deere Filter



Comparison Filter




Features John Deere Filter Competitive Filter
Resistance to Flow (A): Large inlet holes to accommodate flow at 0 degrees F.

Meets John Deere's flow specification.
Small inlet holes

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Life and Efficiency Performance (B): Filter media has mean pore size of 13 microns and a minimum of 222 square inches of filtering area.

Meets John Deere's life and efficiency specifications.
Only 123 square inches of filtering area.

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Element Assembly (D): Internal seals are rubber to steel.

Meets John Deere's specification of no internal bypassing.
Some manufacturers use rubber to paper and paper to metal. Poor mating surface combinations.

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Hydrostatic Burst Strength: Metal end cap with filter media fully potted in plastisol for complete seal and filtering integrity.

Meets John Deere's element assembly integrity specification.
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