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i was wondering if anyone can tell me why my 390 has a small oil filter on it. when i got my car it did not have the 390 in it i bought it out of a 69 coupe. when i went to the parts store i asked for an oil filter for 68 mustang with 390 they gave me the bigger standard oil filter any ideas which car ran the smaller filter
 

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Hello.Your car should use an FL-1A oil filter.The small one sounds like the one that newer mustangs use.Hope that helps. :)
 

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Are you looking for smaller diameter or shorter?

The shorter filter is a Motorcraft FL300. I believe an "OE application" for that was the 84-86 SVO Mustang - they needed the shorter filter because of oil cooler plumbing.

Not sure on the part number for the smaller diameter, but there is one. Find a friendly parts guy & open some boxes... ;)
 

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the standard filter will not fit mine the one i have sets off the motor and points straight up.
 

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I use a short filter on mine because a standard rubs on my anti-roll bar.
 
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