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Royal Purple Extended Life Oil Filter (96-10 GT, 05-10 V6, 07-14 GT500)

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  • Item 45008
  • MPN# 20-820

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Features & Details

  • Filters Out 99.9% of Harmful Contaminants
  • 100% Synthetic Micro-Glass Media
  • Silicone Anti-Drain Back Valve
  • Thicker Canister for Extra Strength
  • Royal Purple Part# 20-820
  • Fits 96-10 GT, 96-04 Cobra, 05-10 V6, & 07-14 GT500
99.9% Filtration Efficiency. Royal Purple Extended Life Oil Filters use a 100% synthetic micro-glass screen-backed media for superior particle removal with a 99.9% filtration efficiency at 25 microns all while not sacrificing flow.

Anti-drain Back Valve. Royal Purple filters feature a unique silicone anti-drain back valve that prevents dry starts by eliminating oil drain back during shutdown. Silicone outlasts and outperforms standard nitrile rubber in both extreme hot and cold oil.

Superior Construction. Royal Purple Filter housings have a much thicker shell wall for additional strength to provide security against a puncture from road debris. Along with a heavy duty rubber base gasket and steel back-plate to ensure against leaks, this oil filter endures a much higher burst strength than standard conventional filters.

Application. This Royal Purple Extended Life Oil Filter is specially designed for use on the 1996-2010 GT, 1996-2004 SVT Cobra, 2005-2010 V6 and the 2007-2014 Shelby GT500.

Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

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  • (1) Oil Filter
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Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 01, 08, 09
  • Mach 1 - 03, 04
  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10
  • Cobra - 96, 97, 98, 99, 01, 03, 04
  • GT - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10
  • GT500 - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

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Royal Purple Oil filter

Shipped very fast and the filter fit perfectly. Some items from American Muscle are a little to steep for me but on something like this they are on the mark! Thanks, Rob 2008 Mustang V8 GT 5 spd.

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Royal Purple does it again

One of the best filters on the market. Try it out!

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Overall Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars
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With this filter and oil how many miles for next changer and how many court of oil a GT takes ?


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would this fit my 03 roush stage 2


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  • your roush has a 03 GT motor, yes it will.


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Overall Rating 4.9

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  • 5/5

    March 02, 2013

    Royal Purple Oil filter

    Shipped very fast and the filter fit perfectly. Some items from American Muscle are a little to steep for me but on something like this they are on the mark! Thanks, Rob 2008 Mustang V8 GT 5 spd.


    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    January 27, 2012

    Royal Purple does it again

    One of the best filters on the market. Try it out!


    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT EL Paso

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  • 5/5

    July 31, 2011


    No problems what so ever! the parts,customer service,shipping and prices are right on time. Thanks american muscle,

    Chuck Davison

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (5)

  • 5/5

    December 17, 2011

    Royal Purple exceeds OEM

    With the anti-drain back valve it eliminates dry starting your engine when serious damage could occur. Using a standard filter without this feature could actually void your warranty should you develop cam phaser or bearing problems (thanks FoMoCo). All comparisons point to the Riyal Purple filter being better than the competition in every aspect. This filter far exceeds OEM & I've switched to using them on all my vehicles where applicable. Thanks to American Muscle for providing them along with great prices & fast shipping.


    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT Pittsburgh, PA

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  • 5/5

    October 15, 2012

    Nice price and quick shipping

    I ordered (2) of these filters for my 2006 Mustang GT on a Saturday and received them on Tuesday. The filters are nicely priced and when installed with 5W20 Royal Purple Motor Oil, lets you extend the time between oil changes.


    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT Naperville, IL, USA

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  • 5/5

    August 20, 2012

    Royal purple = best

    Not much can be reviewed with an oil filter, but the fitment was perfect and it is not leaking any oil out from the seal. Easy installment , have used this in the past and seemed to increase oil life . I would and have told a friend about it. AM good service and free shipping can't beat that.


    Year: 2003 Submodel: GT Tucson, AZ, USA

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  • 5/5

    April 08, 2012

    Great product

    Seems at least as good or better then k&n that costs $5 more or any other filter I have ran. I have run royal purple for 4 or 5 years now in my 96 GT and over a year now in my 2000 gt show car.I was happy to see they came out with a filter and at a great price now that I have put some miles on my 96 and I am very happy with new filter. I am going to be buying another one for the show car when I change the oil.


    Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 04, 2011


    Been waiting for a royal purple filter and AM has one hell yeah bought one for my next oil change

    Elliott Barker

    Year: 2006 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    July 19, 2012

    I Fkn love Royal Purple

    Ill continue to use Royal Purple and do my online purchases here. Thnx again AM


    Year: 2004 Submodel: GT Houston, TX, USA

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  • 5/5

    September 01, 2012

    Top of the line filter

    It is undoubtedly the longest lasting filter I've ever used on a car. Looks good under the hood. My thanks to AM for the FANTASTIC price and FAST shipping!


    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Tyler, TX, USA

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  • 5/5

    August 17, 2012


    Looks great and performance wise it is great. very dependable. all Royal Purple products are. would recommend all of them!


    Year: 2006 Submodel: V6 Florence, Mt, USA

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  • 5/5

    July 29, 2012

    The best

    I know most people just pop in their oil filter and forget about it until it needs changed, but this filter never caused me any worries or problems and that makes me happy.


    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Youngstown, OH, USA

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  • 5/5

    May 11, 2012


    I've made a few purchases from American Muscle and have never been dissappointed! Great service, great products, free shipping and timely delivery.


    Year: 2004 Submodel: GT Higginsville, MO 64037, USA

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  • 5/5

    May 09, 2012

    good replacement

    fits properly and seems to work well. royal purple is great.


    Year: 1998 Submodel: Cobra pa

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  • 5/5

    March 09, 2012

    Best oil filter

    best oil filter, had it on my vehicle for a year due to a deplyment and keep my oil clean the whole time.


    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT Ft. Eustis

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  • 5/5

    January 16, 2012

    Use with Royal Purple Oil

    This is supposed to be the best Filter to use with Royal Purple.


    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Whiteville, NC

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  • 5/5

    December 09, 2011

    Works well when matched with royal purple motor oil.

    Perfect fit, no trouble installing, no leaks; spun on effortlessly like a filter should. Purple color really sticks out when you get a look under the car. I would definitely buy again. The oil still looks pretty clean so it must be doing its job.


    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Erie, PA

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  • 4/5

    December 07, 2011

    It Works.

    It fit fine and it was cheaper than the K&N. I don't really see a difference in anything. It's just better than buying a Fram filter.


    Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 09, 2012

    Great oil filter!

    This is a great quality product to go along with the royal purple oil.


    Year: 2003 Submodel: GT PA

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  • 5/5

    May 22, 2012

    Exactly what a car needs

    I would recommend this product to anyone. If you can gain horsepower from changing your oil to royal purple..why not!!! It is on Youtube doing a dyno run and showed an increase in horsepower..>CHECK IT OUT..Thanks American Muscle for all you guys do you are awesome!! FREE SHIPPING YES SIR


    Year: 1998 Submodel: GT Hickory, North Carolina

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