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Tempest AA48103-2 Spin EZ Oil Filter

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Overview

Tempest AA48103-2 Spin-EZ Oil Filter.

What’s Tempest’s recommendation for dealing with stuck oil filters? At your next filter change - UPGRADE to Tempest’s patent-pending “non-sticking” SPIN EZ™ aircraft engine oil filters.

Tempest’s SPIN EZ filters are designed to come off easy. Heat, time and pressure can extrude oil, grease, DC4® compound or similar liquid lubricants from between a filter’s rubber seal and the filter mount pad - leaving the filter seemingly “bonded” to the engine’s mount pad - and making it nearly impossible to remove. Tempest’s proprietary SPIN EZ adhered solid seal lubricant stays where it’s supposed to - between the seal and the mount pad’s surface. SPIN EZ solid lubricant won’t extrude or squirt out from under the seal. It prevents the bond forming environment that makes legacy filters stick.

Avoid frustration. Save time and money. No more messy DC-4 compound. No more stabbed cans. At your next filter change, UPGRADE to state-of-the-art Tempest SPIN EZ oil filters - the filter that comes off without a fight!

Note: The Tempest® SPIN EZ® spin-on oil filters’ FAA approved design previously included an optional magnetic inspection aid for maintenance personnel which is capable of attracting fine steel particles to assist with detecting ferrous material during post oil-change filter inspection. Unfortunately, due to supply chain disruptions, Tempest is no longer able to procure this proprietary magnet and that feature will no longer be available. All other components and filtration quality you trust from Tempest® SPIN EZ® spin-on oil filters remain unchanged.

Specifications

Product Specifications
  • OEM Supplier to Robinson TCM
  • Full Can Thickness: .019"
  • Base Plate Thickness: .187"
  • Burst Pressure: 700 psi
  • Media Size for -2 Filters (48103-2,48108-2, 48110-2): 311 sq. in
  • Media Size for Tall Filters (48104, 48109, 48111): 460 sq. in.


Filter Model Overall Dimensions (Nominal) Thread Size & Type Installation Torque
AA48103-2 4 3/8 H X 3 3/4 Dia. 13/16-16 Female Thread 16-18 Ft Lbs
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Reviews

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May 8, 2022

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May 3, 2022

best outstanding

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March 25, 2022

David L Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48103 OIL FILTER

February 19, 2022

Exact and quicky the service

Jose J Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48103 OIL FILTER

January 25, 2022

Investors been using the tempest filters for years and have complete confidence in them . Spruce delivery was quick an reasonable. All’s well.

Jonathan B Verified Purchase

AA48103 TEMPEST OIL FILTER 6PK

December 28, 2021

Thomas R Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48103 OIL FILTER

November 6, 2021

Absolutely Love these filters. I switched over from the other filter manufacturer after watching several expert reviews suggesting that these are better quality - I have to agree. I change my own oil/filter every 25 hours. I cut every filter and inspect for metal. These filters are solid and durable. I plan to continue using them and highly recommend them.

William B Verified Purchase

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November 4, 2021

Alexander F Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48103 OIL FILTER

October 14, 2021

Made in the USA baby! StrutWipe, which I also got from AS, worked great to clean up the crud under the mags and such.

Mark G Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48103 OIL FILTER

September 30, 2021

Q&A

Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: What is the -2 at the end? I use the 48103, is this the same?

Yes, the -2 is simply a Tempest designation. This is designed to be used in the exact same applications as the Champion CH48103-1 or any 48103 filter.

Q: Is this interchangeable with the 48108?

Both the 48108 and 48103 filters have female threads, however, the thread sizes are different and the applications are different.

Q: is the AA48103-2 the same as the AA48103-1?

Yes, the application for both filters is the same.

Q: I currently have a Champion CH48103-1 oil filter. Is a Tempest AA48103-2 a replacement for the CH48103-1 ? Thank you

Yes, the AA48103-2 is a compatible replacement for the Champion CH48103-1.

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