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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!


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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great product

October 26, 2020

Good price and fast cheap shipping

James J
October 22, 2020

Been using for years, they work fine.

Dcm A
October 9, 2020

Excellent oil filter, excellent service by Aircraft Spruce.

October 6, 2020

Good quality filters from Aircraft Spruce

John W
September 12, 2020

order was complete and on time

Tom W
August 3, 2020

Good product at a fair price. Shipping charges not withstanding.

Stephen T
July 9, 2020

Great filter, I only use them

Joe B
July 9, 2020

good filter and decent price. make sure to snug these on good as the last two tempest filters Ive used have had an issue sealing to the filter adapter without some real torque applied.

Nicholas C
July 6, 2020

Got it on time, the right item, for the right price!

John A
May 3, 2020


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.