What to do with oil/filter - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech General discussion of 4.0L OHV and SOHC V6 Ford Ranger engines.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-20-2005
vansnxtweek's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,666
What to do with oil/filter

Well i put amsoil in my truck last time i changed it and i put on a k&n oil filter. Im coming up on 3000 miles and i know the oil is supposed to go for a long time(how long?), but what am i supposed to do about the filter...is it ok or how long should i wait to change it?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-20-2005
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Fuquay Varina, NC
Posts: 3,048
which grade of amsoild id you use? you should be good for at least another 3000 miles with your combination
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-20-2005
HighRollerII's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 10,066
3K miles...i use fram filter..and dunno what kind of oil i do it at my friends shop so what ever he uses lol
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-20-2005
vansnxtweek's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,666
so i should just change the filter and just add a quart or sumthin?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-20-2005
vansnxtweek's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,666
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoundPer4mance
which grade of amsoild id you use? you should be good for at least another 3000 miles with your combination
im not sure of the grade but the bottle was red.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-21-2005
vansnxtweek's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,666
how long is my filter good for?
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-21-2005
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Fuquay Varina, NC
Posts: 3,048
a K&N filter will last about 7500 miles at least

i would leave it alone, change both at 7500 miles to be safe
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-21-2005
vansnxtweek's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,666
ok...i just dont want to lock my mess up.....especially being that its a 2000...couple years old.
thanks
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-21-2005
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Fuquay Varina, NC
Posts: 3,048
the lowest grade amsoil will last 7500 miles, and you have a good quality oil filter. you can take it to 7500 safely
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oil filter w/o draining oil ranger rod 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 6 02-13-2011 04:35 PM
All these questions about Synthetic oil......What about the oil filter? lifted97ranger General Ford Ranger Discussion 36 04-09-2007 02:20 PM
The best oil and oil filter bmxrider379 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 29 08-20-2006 02:10 AM
Oil Filter Flyinfx4 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 23 07-15-2005 10:59 AM
Oil & Filter Preference eXtremePC 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 14 04-13-2005 05:03 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:26 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.