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Dissected Oil Filter Comparison

Check out this comprehensive review of popular oil filters (Left out the Bosch Distance Plus):

Oil Filters - Dissected - Chrysler 300C Forum: 300C & SRT8 Forums
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Fram, still garbage.
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Good breakdown, seen it before with the MotorCraft Filter in there.

The low end fram is all paper and cardboard inside and I have always heard they are prone to clogging up, maybe the cardboard is breaking down... Lol.

I think I will see about a NAPA Gold Filter seems they are good quality.
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Fram, still garbage.
X2 I would never use one even if it was made of solid gold
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Good breakdown, seen it before with the MotorCraft Filter in there.

The low end fram is all paper and cardboard inside and I have always heard they are prone to clogging up, maybe the cardboard is breaking down... Lol.

I think I will see about a NAPA Gold Filter seems they are good quality.
Wix makes Napa filters
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I'm a big Bosch Distance Plus Filter guy; (any other oil filter from Bosch, and they can keep it.)

Here's a link to a guy who dissected a two different Bosch filers:

The Dissection Of Bosch Premimum, Distance Plus & Purolator Pure One Filters! - Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum

When I combine this filter with Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro from Walmart; I KNOW that I have the best combination of ZDDP oil protection and oil filtration.

If I'm going to drag my butt under the truck to change oil (when my wife could give a flippin' sht for saving money) then I'm going to use stuff that I have researched to be the best given that I'm face up under my 2003, Mazda B2300. (I really don't want to be here!)

Yes, I could do it cheaper! But it's my grubby self under this truck, and it had better be the best before I waste my time installing it.

We can all debate which is best, but I currently own 4 vehicles (BMW, Lexus, Infiniti, Mazda) and every forum comes to the same conclusion:

Bosch Distance Plus Oil Filter (Only the Distance Plus)

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Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro Formula oil.

All four car mfg'r forums comes to the same conclusion based on some insanely detailed reviews.
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Few decades ago, when I owned many a beater, I used fram filters, never suffered oil filtration failure. Having said that, I'm a bit older and wiser now and wouldn't use frams basic line for anything I personally own. It's to easy and just as cheap to get an oem or purolator classic that doesn't have near the bad track record fram does. I'm not an all out fram basher, well maybe sometimes, but why waste your money when motorcraft are the same price or cheaper? There are many good filters available nowadays, but imo, in a Ford, motorcraft has my vote.
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