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Metal Analysis... What lab to use?


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Hello, If you missed my post "Oil Filter Exam"...check it out.

I would like to know if anyone knows a lab that can give me an analysis of the metal flakes in my filter? If possible, a lab that knows the Porsche metalurgy.

Many Thanks!

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I think he wanted to have metal flakes checked, not oil, to reveal the exact alloy. In any case, he will need a metallurgic lab to determine what the alloy is, and I do not know of one that is “Porsche specific” and able to tell you where the alloy came from; that is simply way too specific. I think any decent metal lab can do the alloy break down, figuring out where it came from would best be addressed by someone that spends a lot of time building there engines from scratch......

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I think he wanted to have metal flakes checked, not oil, to reveal the exact alloy. In any case, he will need a metallurgic lab to determine what the alloy is, and I do not know of one that is "Porsche specific" and able to tell you where the alloy came from; that is simply way too specific. I think any decent metal lab can do the alloy break down, figuring out where it came from would best be addressed by someone that spends a lot of time building there engines from scratch......

That is what I want...

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