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The other day on the forum. There was discussion of how much better the SRT oil filter was compared to standard. I decided to do one better and purchase one from Amazon Prime to save shipping cost etc... I would like to know if the one I received will fit my 5.7 it is a Mopar #MO-041. The cut away seems to be the same as an SRT but I'm just concerned of the fit, is this actually an SRT?
 

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If you change the oil a couple times a year and run synthetic oil, the filter isn't going to even be a factor as your oil is going to be pretty clean anyway and there won't be much of anything for it to catch.
 

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The other day on the forum. There was discussion of how much better the SRT oil filter was compared to standard. I decided to do one better and purchase one from Amazon Prime to save shipping cost etc... I would like to know if the one I received will fit my 5.7 it is a Mopar #MO-041. The cut away seems to be the same as an SRT but I'm just concerned of the fit, is this actually an SRT?
Yes, that's the correct "SRT" filter for a 5.7 Challenger.
 

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The other day on the forum. There was discussion of how much better the SRT oil filter was compared to standard. I decided to do one better and purchase one from Amazon Prime to save shipping cost etc... I would like to know if the one I received will fit my 5.7 it is a Mopar #MO-041. The cut away seems to be the same as an SRT but I'm just concerned of the fit, is this actually an SRT?

Did not see the discussion of which you speak.

That said I am a little leery of the filter being *better* without some hard evidence besides just hearsay or because it has "SRT" on it.

The filtering may not be as good or it may be too good and restrict oil flow. It can have a different bypass valve that opens at too low a pressure or stays closed at too high an oil pressure.

IOWs, different filters means the filters are not the same and how they differ can be important. I'm not willing to risk an engine to confirm the differences are inconsequential.

Unless there is something official from Dodge that says the SRT filter is ok to use on the 5.7l engine (or any engine other than I think the Viper engine it originally was used on) I'd stick with the filter the factory officially recognizes/sanctions for use on the 5.7l engine.
 

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The other day on the forum. There was discussion of how much better the SRT oil filter was compared to standard. I decided to do one better and purchase one from Amazon Prime to save shipping cost etc... I would like to know if the one I received will fit my 5.7 it is a Mopar #MO-041. The cut away seems to be the same as an SRT but I'm just concerned of the fit, is this actually an SRT?

Did not see the discussion of which you speak.

That said I am a little leery of the filter being *better* without some hard evidence besides just hearsay or because it has "SRT" on it.

The filtering may not be as good or it may be too good and restrict oil flow. It can have a different bypass valve that opens at too low a pressure or stays closed at too high an oil pressure.

IOWs, different filters means the filters are not the same and how they differ can be important. I'm not willing to risk an engine to confirm the differences are inconsequential.

Unless there is something official from Dodge that says the SRT filter is ok to use on the 5.7l engine (or any engine other than I think the Viper engine it originally was used on) I'd stick with the filter the factory officially recognizes/sanctions for use on the 5.7l engine.
Search and learn. That filter is safe for a Challenger 5.7 and 392.
 
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The other day on the forum. There was discussion of how much better the SRT oil filter was compared to standard. I decided to do one better and purchase one from Amazon Prime to save shipping cost etc... I would like to know if the one I received will fit my 5.7 it is a Mopar #MO-041. The cut away seems to be the same as an SRT but I'm just concerned of the fit, is this actually an SRT?
After checking the past forum I see the # difference is based MO-041 being a stocking number. The back of the box has the part number. I should have done my homework instead of posting.
 

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I should have done my homework instead of posting.
You're now my favorite person. :)

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Some folks like to pontificate and post novellas with no content. Some don't know how to check the pressure in their tires. Take posts that lack substance with a grain of salt.
 
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