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Oil Filter Poll!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TacoMan1911, Apr 22, 2013.

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Oil Filter Poll!!

  1. Fram Ultra

    7.1%
  2. Mobil 1

    10.2%
  3. Toyota OEM

    79.5%
  4. Bosch

    3.2%
  1. Jul 14, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    ASCOTT

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    where can i get OEM ?
     
  2. Jul 14, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    Alderleet

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    OEM with a Amsoil EaBP90 bypass filter.

    Oil looks cleaner than my piss...
     
  3. Jul 14, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Dealer (don't pay more than $5).
    eBay (box of 10 for $40 shipped)
    Camelback Toyota, Titus-Will Toyota, Toyota of Dallas....
    Shipping is around $10, filters are around $3.90, so the more you buy the better off you are factoring in shipping.

    But the eBay deal is the best, and I think they come with drain plug gaskets.
     
  4. Jul 14, 2013 at 10:47 PM
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    The eBay box of 10 for $40 I ordered didn't come with drain bolt washers, but I anneal and re-use a copper washer, so it wasn't an issue.
     
  5. Jul 15, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    Rich91710

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    I've got a Fumoto drain valve, so it's not an issue for me either.
     
  6. Jul 15, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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    You should really see a doctor about that. Kidney stones are not fun...
     
  7. Jul 17, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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    rr1960

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    after buying my 10 taco last november, i viewed a video on the differences between the after market, (junk), filters and oem. it sold me. i went on line and bought a case for like $48, (12 per cs), which i think included shipping. i run castrol gtx in all 4 of my vehicles but that's negotiable. the filters, in my opinion, are not. good luck
     
  8. Jul 20, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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    Mobil 209 is the replacement for the toyota OEM, not the one that Chris used for his comparisons. I spoke with the manager for lube dept. at the Toyota dealer and mentioned this to him. He said that all the auto parts store give tou the wrong filter, becuase that is what toyota put on the books. It was an error and they are basically giving you the oil filter for the 4cyl. Engine. Of course if you cross-reference the part # of thie toyota filter, then you will get the true replacement for any brand you want. i personally go with Mobil 1 oil filter and mobil 1 full synhtetic, cause I omly have to change the oil once a year with that combo.
     
  9. Jul 20, 2013 at 8:12 PM
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    I use Toyota "OEM TRD" filters ... not in poll.
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  10. Jul 20, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    Only difference is the length of the housing.
    Most likely, the M1-209 uses the same filter element as the shorter filter that Chris opened up. This is VERY common and was confirmed on a number of different brand filters, including Amsoil EAO.
    You could have checked "Mobil-1"... the K&N, Mobil-1, and TRD are all the same filter.
     
  11. Jul 21, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    07TacoRidah

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    for now I'm using the OEM filter but it's due to the freebie thing (haven't hit 100k miles yet). Although this does give me something to seriously think about when the time comes.
     
  12. Jul 21, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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  13. Jul 23, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    What kind of filter element is that on the 90915-20004?

    As for filters, I've run a mix of YZZD3's, NAPA 1348's, and currently a NAPA 1516. I'm curious, I may go buy a 1348 and 1516 and cut them both open to see if there is a difference in filter media size.
     
  14. Aug 5, 2013 at 2:09 PM
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    I know it's a few bucks more, but you can order them from amazon (prime is available for item) I think it's like 6 bucks single. Or you can buy them in a full or half case.

    Go here to see options.
     
  15. Aug 5, 2013 at 7:59 PM
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    If he doesn't want to spend $5, why the hell would he want to spend $6-$7?

    Titus-Will, with shipping, is $88 for a box of 20. $4.40 each.
    Would be about $5 each for a box of 10 because of the $9 minimum shipping charge.
     
  16. Aug 5, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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  17. Aug 5, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    Detailed info on the NAPA (Wix) 1348 and 1516 direct from Wix's website.

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    Looks like the only differences are the height of the can and the nominal micron rating. For $13, I'll pick these up tomorrow while I'm in town and cut them open to see if there are any internal differences.
     
  18. Sep 3, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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    You can't go wrong in using an OEM, Purolater Pure 1 or Mobil 1 filter.
     
  19. Sep 6, 2013 at 5:56 AM
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    OEM all the way. No issues with it at all. The only other filter I used on this truck was a Bosch filter once. Nothing wrong with it at all but it is smaller and a little harder to get a hold of with my filter wrench. OEM gives no issues and as you can tell... most people here are in agreement with the OEM. OEM at the dealer cost me $4.50 which is about the only thing they don't rip me off on.
     
  20. Sep 30, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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    OEM filters only for this guy. You can snag them cheap on eBay if you don't feel like driving to the dealership.
     
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