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Old 02-11-2010, 03:29 PM   #1
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woohoo just did another oil change!

So my truck just hit 21000 miles. So i think this is my 4th or 5th oil change, cant remember. Im using the fram tough guard oil filter and still using the 5w30 castrol syntec oil. Its a part synthetic blend. Next change ill prolly switch to full synthetic. thoughts?
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:30 PM   #2
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I switched to synthetic around 20k as well
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:45 PM   #3
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You can change to Synthetic at any time....

I've been doing it long enough to not really like fram, honestly though no matter how many people hate it, it's still not going to hurt your engine. on my truck i've been using OEM filters. Otherwise I perfer Mobile1
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I recommend factory filters............I have thousands of oil changes under my belt and have grown to hate Fram....they just feel so cheap.

as for oil, mobil1 or castrol seem popular
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I changed my oil today too!! I used factory oil filter and Mobil 1 Synthetic 5w-30.
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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but i get all my stuff at checker, the only filters they have are bosch and fram i think. Ill prolly keep using castrol, ill switch to full synthetic next oil change
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but i get all my stuff at checker, the only filters they have are bosch and fram i think. Ill prolly keep using castrol, ill switch to full synthetic next oil change
I just buy 3 at a time at my local toyota dealer with the crush washers. then I always have them when I need them
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:57 PM   #8
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but i get all my stuff at checker, the only filters they have are bosch and fram i think. Ill prolly keep using castrol, ill switch to full synthetic next oil change
Yeah I changed to full synthetic like 2 weeks after I bought the truck new. You should check on ebay for some OEM fitlers. Thats where I got mine, like a set of 5 for like 20 bucks. It was really cheap and I really like the OEM filters. That and I only change my oil about 2 times a year, maybe 3, so that set of 5 OEM filters will last me a while!!
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Yeah I changed to full synthetic like 2 weeks after I bought the truck new. You should check on ebay for some OEM fitlers. Thats where I got mine, like a set of 5 for like 20 bucks. It was really cheap and I really like the OEM filters. That and I only change my oil about 2 times a year, maybe 3, so that set of 5 OEM filters will last me a while!!
sweet ill check there, thanks!
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Never understood why people who go out and buy synthetic oil and pair it to a crappy Fram filter. Better filters can be had for less than the Fram Tough Guard or the Fram Orange Can of Death. Purolator Pure 1 is a vastly superior filter than the Fram Tough Guard for $1 less.
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