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Best oil filter

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by dysfunctnlretard, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. Jul 27, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    What do you guys use?

    What's the best one out there?
     
  2. Jul 27, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    TacoTycoon

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    You just opened a can of worms :crapstorm:. Well to best answer your question I would say do a search on oil filters here on TW and then go over to bobistheoilguy.com and read up on some articles over there to formulate your own opinion. I use toyota oem filters just because the price is right. Hope that helps pal
     
  3. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    Use K&N cause I like the nut on top of the oil filter and they are $10.95 ea. They seem to be good 4 me so far but everyone has there own preference. I have even used the Fram filters the High grade truck ones for $7.95 but went back to the K&N for the nut.
     
  4. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    I have used the following: Fram, purolator, mobile 1, WIX.............etc,etc, etc. As TacoTycoon posted, it's a can of worms. It's like asking what type of music or artist does one like? You are going to get a thousand different answers.
     
  5. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    yeah...bobistheoilguy and testing your own oil with the filters you use is the best way to figure out what is "best"

    I happen to like Hanes for boxers...and choosing an oil filter is almost that personal...
     
  6. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Hanes...........Brunes, you're effen nuts!!!! They ride up on me and I hate digger 'em out.

    I would also recommend this
     
  7. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Brunes could I use this as possible sig/quote material, all credit given to you of course? :D
     
  8. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    Just do it!!!!!
     
  9. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    They are just for days when I'm not freeballin'...You know...Days you need a little extra support.

    PS-That link is for an OIL place...not underwear.
     
  10. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    Feel free...:cool:
     
  11. Jul 27, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    I hear ya. And the link was for the OP.
     
  12. Jul 27, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    Yes another oil filter thread. :stirthepot:
     
  14. Jul 28, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    OEM Toyota filters made by Denso. Cheap, work great.
     
  15. Jul 28, 2009 at 9:05 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    well I to go with Fruit of the Loom. At this point I'm just reasoning that all filters must be pretty close together in terms of performance. I mean, if one was substantially better wouldnt it be known by now?
     
  16. Jul 28, 2009 at 9:09 PM
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    For the money, I usually go with a WIX. Great filter and hard to beat.


    p.s. You are never going to get a straight answer asking a question like this. You might as well get your darts out.
     
  17. Jul 28, 2009 at 9:13 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    yea...took little time for me to figure it out...I just went with a Mobil 1 filter, on sale at my local shop with Mobil 1 Synthetic and widely available....
     
  18. Jul 29, 2009 at 5:24 AM
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    That's an excellent choice. Just one thing to consider is that replacement or maintenance items like these are usually contracted out and often manufactured (or remanufactured) by the same company(s). The difference is the name attached and particular product specs the buying company wants the manufacturer to hold.

    Another question to ponder, Has any one ever heard of a motor failing due to the choice of oil filter?
     
  19. Jul 29, 2009 at 5:49 AM
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    x2!
     
  20. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:14 AM
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