Although beta ratios and micron ratings are typically the first considerations when assessing an oil filter, perhaps the most crucial attribute of any filter is its dirt-holding capacity. This 1-minute, 34-second video explains which types of filters can hold more dirt and why this is important, as well as how you can quickly determine the dirt-holding capacity of your oil filter. 

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