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Tempest AA48108-2 Spin EZ Oil Filter

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Overview

Tempest AA48108-2 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
AA48108-2 4 3/8 H X 3 3/4 Dia. 3/4-16 Female Thread 16-18 Ft Lbs
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Reviews

I use Tempest oil filters on 2 Lyc 0-320 powered A/C with no problems. The magnet is a good safety feature.

Ron E Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

December 20, 2021

Have used tempest filters for many years and never a problem. After Cutting all types of filters open for inspection after oil changes, they are every bit as good as the other popular brand and substantially cheaper.

Pat D Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

December 18, 2021

Another example of something that use to cost less and now is ridiculousness in price but a hair less in cost at spruce.

Daryl L Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

December 8, 2021

Aircraft Spruce staff was very knowledgeable and de,I very was fast!

John O Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

December 4, 2021

Aircraft Spruce delivered quickly, well packaged, and I have used Tempest filters for several years, they are good quality.

Paul E Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

December 3, 2021

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Odd N Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

November 16, 2021

Mark W Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

November 16, 2021

Product has very poor, rounded edge hex head. Had to buy a six point (short) socket

Jim D Verified Purchase

TEMPEST AA48108-2 OIL FILTER

November 10, 2021

Good quality at a great price. Easy to separate when inspecting for metal

Randall B Verified Purchase

AA48108-2 TEMPEST OIL FILTER 6PK

October 29, 2021

Its an oil filter what can I say more?

Marcel B Verified Purchase

AA48108-2 TEMPEST OIL FILTER 6PK

October 20, 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: Is there a six pack of tempest AA48108-2 oil filters available at a small discount?

Yes, keyword search part number 08-04971. Our search engine will bring you directly to the page to order.

Q: I have a remote filter with a Champion CH48108-1 filter. Is the Tempest AA48108-2 the same filter?

Yes, the Tempest AA48108-2 and the Champion CH48108-1 are interchangeable. Same specs and application, different brands.

Q: Does this Tempest SPin-EZ AA48108-2 oil filter have a high pressure bypass?

Both AA48108-2 & AA48109 have the oil by-pass incorporated in their design.

Q: If Tempest AA48108-2 is same, & interchangeable with Champion CH48108-1, how come your applicability chart does not show it for use on a 1962 Cessna 182E (Cont O-470 R)? I really would like to use it. I have had shops refuse to use my supplied Tempest filter, said not approved.

In the application PDF listed in the Documents tab, I show the AA48108-2 is the correct model for Cessna 182 with the O-470 engine. AA48108-2 is FAA-PMA and is interchangeable with applications of Champion CH48108-1.

Q: What is the micron rating of the Tempest AA48108-2 filter?

They are 30 micron nominal.

Q: What is the weight of this Tempest AA48108-1 filter?

1.36 lbs.

Q: In What country are the Tempest filters manufactured ?

Tempest oil filters are manufactured in the USA.

Q: What is the difference between the 48108-2 and 48103-2?

The thread. 48108 is 3/4-16 female, and 48103 is 13/16-16 female.

Q: What size is the torque nut on the top of the AA48108-2 filter?

1 inch.

Q: Ive used my last Kelly 48108-1, is the Tempest AA48108-2 compatible?

Yes, the AA48108-2 is the appropriate replacement for the Kelly 48108-1.

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