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Motorcraft 34 42.50%
K&N 8 10.00%
Purolator 8 10.00%
Amsoil 2 2.50%
Fram 14 17.50%
AC Delco 0 0%
Mobil1 3 3.75%
Other and explain which 11 13.75%
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Icon2 Which oil filter do you use?

Keeping up with the other oil threads got me curious as to who uses what oil filter. Whats the best? All the same? Easiest to remove?
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i just use the fram extra guard
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I use WIX I get it free from work
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Just a roll of toilet paper in a cut down 1 pound coffee can and JB weld it on there.
Change it once a year whether it needs it or not.
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Hey where's WIX? Oh i just realized, Amsoil doesn't really have there own filters do they? they just endorse WIX.
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i just use the fram extra guard
Fram is really bad.

I just use Mobil one.
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Just a roll of toilet paper in a cut down 1 pound coffee can and JB weld it on there.
Change it once a year whether it needs it or not.


are you serious??
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im not sure of the exact name of it but its the fram with the grip on the bottom...thats the easiest to remove to me but on my truck i use NAPA filters
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are you serious??
Hey , it worked for Grandpa on his Desoto.




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But I think he used single ply.
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Hey , it worked for Grandpa on his Desoto.




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But I think he used single ply.
Yes, they actually did this in the old days. They used Charmin quite a bit too. It was ridiculous even then.

Anyways, I use K&N. It's probably overkill, but why not. There's a 1'' nut welded to the filter, so it's always easy to remove, and they claim the walls of the filter are thicker and more (rock resistant) Who knows. K&N filters have quite a bit more filter media in them than the cheapo filters.
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does K&N have that spring in it like WIX?
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FRAM SUCKS BAD IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR TRUCK TAKE IT OFF AND SWITCH!!!!

Not joking
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i used to use fram until i found out they fall apart easily so i stopped. now i use motorcraft because i dont really trust any of the other brands they have at autozone
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I've always used Motorcraft, but they were out last time so I've currently got a Mobil 1 on there.
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I use Napa Gold oil filter. It's made by Wix I think.
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I use whatever is around at the time. I think right now I'm using a carquest brand (made by WIX) and usually I will use the Mopar filter since it's the same for our 3.7 and 2.4 turbo engine.
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Love the K&N but i'm going to a Pure Power filter. $200 is a steep price for a filter but in the end it will pay for itself.
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fram extra guard X2
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Motorcraft.
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Motorcraft, fram is garbage.
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Filters and my experience

To tell you the truth I work at Autozone and got curious as to what is actually in the filters and as I only had a few to choose from, all were of a decent material but the Fram, Fram was made of just plain cardboard, not an actual filter material, and the Tough Guard/Extra Guard are the same thing as the standard fram, with the only difference being the Anti Drainback valve


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^^^ I am with him! I use to work at O'riellys and we cut all of the filter brands open and the Fram was straight CRAP!
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I work part time at advance....any napa or carquest guys in here ??? lol
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mobil 1 or K&N for me
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