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best oil filter

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by carolinaTRD, Apr 2, 2011.

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best oil filter

Poll closed Apr 12, 2011.
  1. fram

    15 vote(s)
    10.1%
  2. wix

    16 vote(s)
    10.7%
  3. mobil 1

    21 vote(s)
    14.1%
  4. k&n

    13 vote(s)
    8.7%
  5. denso

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. OEM Toyota

    84 vote(s)
    56.4%
  1. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:35 PM
    #1
    carolinaTRD

    carolinaTRD [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok i've heard different things on oil filters its time to find out what the majority here say. what's the best oil filter for our trucks??
     
  2. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    KPT

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  3. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  4. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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  5. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    By a hair! :mad: I would have beat you had I not stopped to pet my Dog....and........eat dinner........and.......Ummm.....
     
  6. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    KPT

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    Does the fact that I was petting my dog while posting count?
     
  7. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If it counts that Im in the shower right now.....
     
  8. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Same here....my dog is showering with me. Dog shampoo is expensive stuff :cool:
     
  9. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I hear ya. So is heated water....Im shivering right now.....
     
  10. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    OEM...even though sometimes I'm too lazy to get to the dealer so I do sometimes buy the FRAM :anonymous:


    After seeing those videos that Chris posted I about threw up...OEM FTW!!!!!!
     
  11. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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  12. Apr 3, 2011 at 4:41 AM
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    I use NAPA Gold line (made by Wix) in all of my vehicles--have for many years...........:D
    No complaints here--and still made in good ol; USA-- (Gastonia, N.C.)


    glenn
     
  13. Apr 3, 2011 at 5:39 AM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    None of the above......for the bes value and quality i am gonna say Mann filters
     
  14. Apr 3, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    But if ypu run amsoil for a yearlike i do then i say amsoil ea......i bought 6 Mann from amazon for cheap otherwise i would be on the amsoil......the mann is rated for 75 00miles or 6 months
     
  15. Apr 3, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    Twirlin

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    Amsoil is the best filter. Hands down. 15,000 mile change interval. superior filtration.
     
  16. Apr 3, 2011 at 7:59 AM
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    STLharry

    STLharry Lube: It's the key to penetration.

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    My mann is bigger than yours and lasts longer. :D

    I used a Mobil1 in my newer truck because it came with the truck (installed with the first oil change) but I have used OEM since then...cheap and quite well made- and backed up by chris4x4!
     
  17. Apr 3, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    I'm running Mann filters (recommended by my Amsoil rep). They're conspicuously absent from all these filter comparisons. :(

    Has anyone disassembled one to see how they're constructed or how they compare with Toyota/OEM filters? Are they really up to the recommended 75K mi / 6 mo rating? :confused:
     
  18. Apr 3, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I only disected readilly availible filters in my area. If you want to send me one to check out, let me know.
     
  19. Apr 3, 2011 at 1:48 PM
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    I have only had Mobil 1 or Toyota's OE filter. I hear the K&N is nice, but honestly Toyota's OEM seems to do the trick just fine. my 1990 4runner I used mobil 1 all the time.
     
  20. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    ozark705

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    Only reason I vote for K&N is the nut on top of the filter. But to each his own...
     
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