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Oil filters, What do you use?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MT_mudflaps, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:42 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    I've always used Fram, I guess for no other reason than that's what my ol' man uses. :rolleyes:
    So, I was just curious what you all use...
     
  2. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    i always use mobil1 filters or bosch filters.....no problems with them yet.
     
  3. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:48 PM
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    NAPA Gold, the filters are made by Wix. Can't beat them. If you have any doubts just compare it to the Fram. The Napa filter is much heaver and better quality. My .2
     
  4. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:48 PM
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    Toyota OEM.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:05 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

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    :drevil: I was wondering if anyone used the Toyota filter.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:07 PM
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    I use it too. OEM filter with Mobil 1 is the way to go.
     
  7. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:09 PM
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    I used to use the OEM filter however after I found out that it is made in Thailand I decided to go to the Napa Gold. Now before Chris eats me alive with specs (and tells me the Napa filter is made in Bangladesh or something) and research I know the OEM meets the OEM spec however I just like the Wix filter.
     
  8. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:11 PM
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    Wix makes a top quality filter. :)
     
  9. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    Thanks for allowing me to continue living in my happy little bubble Chris. By the way I ordered the Wet Okole covers yesterday. If I have any install problems I will hit you up.
     
  10. Oct 28, 2008 at 9:14 PM
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    I noticed that last night when I took the old one off.
     
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    For less than $4 bucks, I use the Toyota OEM.
     
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    Same here
     
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    I got what I thought was a good deal on 10 OEM filters (for $30, including shipping) on Ebay. After they arrived, I noticed they were Thailand-made, too. What's the difference b/w these and the ones made in Japan?

    To keep this on topic... OEM (Thailand) filter and Mobil 1 oil.
     
  15. Oct 29, 2008 at 5:33 AM
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    Mobil1 Filter + Mobil1 Oil
     
  17. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:04 AM
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    since the toyota made a replacment filter 90915 YZZD3, but the inside is paper, i went a head and order 3 the REAL OEM filter 90915 20004 made in Japan, they were not cheap.. $11 a pop, but the side is made from synethic fiber is filters out so much better that paper, WIX and NAPA uses paper, not much different. Everyone says Fram sucks due to the gasket. Since Mobile 1 oil is made of paper and cost like $10, i rather get the REAL original filter, they are hard to find, I find a place in VA that sells it but all they had was 3.
    A place in los angeles sells it for like $15 if u use the discount code takes like 10%. So Down with paper, pay more for fiber :D
     
  18. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:07 AM
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    Aww poop I just put a Fram Extra Guard in. AMS Oil. I bought a NAPA gold too but love the grip on the Fram.
     
  19. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:10 AM
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    oh I'm trying to put in amsoil so I can go like 7500 oil change interval, but they are HARD to find. Right now I have mobil 1 5w-30. Maybe I'll go with 10w-30 for better lubrication and thicker.
     
  20. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:12 AM
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    but for the price man, i rather get the OEM filter... Hecho en Japon
     
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