Originally Posted by bluesubie
What would be the downside to using a filter with a lower ADBV psi setting than OEM? Can it effect the flow of oil between the filter and engine? Or do the benefits of better filtering outweigh the ADBV differences?
needs to spend more time on bitog's filter forum.
ADBV (anti drain back valve) and the bypass valve are two different things.
On a Subie you can use a filter with or without an ADBV, I dont think the oem one has one since the filter sits the way it does.