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slalom44. STP Oil filters are made by Champion Labs. From my observations (and pictures posted by others here) they are essentially identical to the SuperTech filters sold at WalMart. I'm not sure if the filter media is identical, but I doubt that it would be much different. In general, I think that the SuperTech filter is a very good filter.The introduction of this viscosity was prompted by Toyota and Honda recommending zero weight synthetic motor oil for a growing number of new models. Lower viscosity oils are used to help improve fuel economy. Royal Purple 0W-20 exceeds industry standards and is an American Petroleum Institute (API) SN licensed motor oil.Aug 19, 2022. #18. JGmazda said: was at three different Walmart's this week looking for some SuperTech 10w-30. 5w-30 is much easier to find than 10w-30. I doubt your Buick can tell the diff. I'm happy with SuperTech 5w-30 full synth. I had a FRAM filter leak at the seam ~40 years ago.Fram Ultra is full synthetic media and flows very well, and has a very stout can. To help in this "racing situation", use a full synthetic oil, and don't use oil that it too thick, even for racing use. Auto crossing isn't as nuts on a motor than say going 30 laps on a 2 mile road course at red line for miles on end.Aug 11, 2022. #6. From the owner's manual for 2022 WRX: I love how Subaru is forced to push 0W-20 in North America, but still puts "proper quality and viscosity" before "fuel economy". In other words: use higher viscosity oil if you want long engine life. (See my recommendations in previous comments.)Jun 28, 2008 · I've had excellent results with Chevron. I'd look to Chevron, Pennz, BP's Castrol, Mobil. I use Schaeffer's syn blend oils with 10,000 mile oil & filter drain intervals, get excellent lab results, and have a lower oil & filter cost per mile than a cheaper oil with 5k ODI. Jun 2, 2002. Messages. 3,929. Jun 17, 2017. #5. This site was started back in 2002 by a Schaeffer's Oil representative named Bob Winters. He was a very interesting person and this site was a great place for people to come and hang out. K.Fram Ultra is full synthetic media and flows very well, and has a very stout can. To help in this "racing situation", use a full synthetic oil, and don't use oil that it too thick, even for racing use. Auto crossing isn't as nuts on a motor than say going 30 laps on a 2 mile road course at red line for miles on end.Jul 14, 2021 · 2K. Sep 6, 2023. M56959. A long time ago there was a test done on different oil filters where dirty oil was flowed through them for a period of time to see how well the filter removed the particles from the oil. This was on a old webpage is mostly text based tabulated data. 20+ years ago. Mar 29, 2016. #9. Originally Posted By: KingCake. The Wix is a rock catcher when you compare efficiency. IMO the closest thing to a MC filter is a Fram Tough Guard from Wal Mart. The Wix testing method is probably the most accurate, credit to them for giving honest results and not just posting big numbers on paper that may not reflect …… 74 Next Filters O How to improve air filters that appear to be made out of used clothes dryer sheets? oil pan 4 Sep 19, 2023 2 3 Replies 49 Views 1K Yesterday at 10:24 PM oil pan 4 3 Construction site dust - effect on OCI and air filter interval 350Rocket Thursday at 12:01 PM Replies 13 Views 319 Friday at 10:06 AM MSCHIn an ideal world the engine oil viscosity would always be 10 cSt, however in real world terms, the oil thickens as the temperature decreases. In fact, a basic un-additized mineral oil can thicken so much that it will not lubricate the engine properly at all. If the oil is 10 cSt at 212F, then at 104F (40C) it thickens up to 100 cSt, and at 32F ...Performing a bit of simple, routine maintenance on your lawn mower will make it last longer, and keep it running smoothly all summer long. From changing the oil and spark plug to cleaning the air filter and sharpening the blade, here's what...Instead of it being a 10 out of 10 exceptionally great product. These are a cheapened and lesser product. 8 or 9 out of 10. Still pretty good oil filters. 99 percent at 20 microns is still very good. Though I’d rather get a Premium Guard filter from O Reillys that look a ton better than the new welfare Ultra filters.If you have no leaks, then you use synthetic, Motorcraft smemi-synthetic is good, Mobil1 ES, Amsoil , Motorcraft oil filter is best. Mobil1, K&N make great filters too. Go to BITOG web to research lab results regarding ALL oils and filters. BOB IS THE OIL GUY Lab Results: '97 3.8L V6. Pacific Green.A link from Fuelfix A link from Fuelfix Talks between BP CEO Bob Dudley and Russian President Vladimir Putin indicate a potential deal in which the British company would sell half of its local oil venture, TNK-BP, to Russia’s Rosneft for ca...My co worker just picked up a few P550794 oil filters for his 4.8 Chevy (P550794 crosses to ACDelco PF48/PF48E) He bought 6 at $4.61 each, but shipping was $17 so he wont be buying them again unless they can be had for cheaper. They are built like a tank, very heavy, and the louvers in the center tube are well formed and open.🎋🐚🌾 Sep 19, 2023 #41 You should be running the absolute best oil to go with the absolute best filter. skippermatt Joined Sep 22, 2018 Messages 56 Location Murica Sep 19, 2023 #42 PimTac said: You should be running the absolute best oil to go with the absolute best filter. I wonder what oil that would be ZeeOSix $100 site donor 2022 JoinedThe first thing checked with any engine issue, to include the notoriously common engine ticking, is the oil and oil filter with a change of both being the most common solution. I have had nothing but good results using a Fram Ultra on my Hyundai GDI engine and am currently using a Fram Titanium on it with another one as backup.The filters in this test were tested for both flow and filtration. The pressure drop across a filter is a good indication of its ability to rob the engine of needed airflow and hence power. Obviously the air filter with the least pressure drop is the highest performing. For the filtration test, I used a secondary filter after the filter being ...From what I researched on 'bobistheoilguy', and different forums over the years from different people's oil analysis, Mobil 1, Royal Purple, and Pennzoil would break down and sheer before Castrol. But to each their own. 1. sunilross • 5 yr. ago. Well in my experience Mobil 1 makes the best synthetic oil and filters.… 663 Next Filters What's in your filter? Media types explained OVERKILL Aug 31, 2021 2 3 4 Replies 67 Views 18K Jul 2, 2023 RobbS Oil Filter date decoding thread dnewton3 Feb 19, 2022 Replies 0 Views 9K Feb 19, 2022 dnewton3 Filter Forum rules dnewton3 Jun 16, 2019 Replies 0 Views 11K Jun 16, 2019Los Angeles. Jun 29, 2020. #10. When Mobil included the filter in their rebate making it around 5 bucks, I would buy them with the oil. This year they didn't do that, so I went OEM. The Mobil filter isn't worth 10 bucks or more, as others have said Fram ultra is the better buy for 8-9 bucks.4. Location. ca. Feb 2, 2022. #1. Recently purchased 6 wix oil filters off rockauto, one of the filter seems to have the antidrain valve crushed between the housing when it was manufactured. Anyone else come across issues with wix brand, I always thought it was a higher quality brand and it surprised me to find issue like this.Apr 18, 2023. PontiacHO. Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Vehicles. Hi, I own a 2017 Hyundai ELantra Value Edition with 40,000 miles in mint condition. I have been doing 5K oil/filter changes with name brand oils like QS, PP and Vavoline, with OEM Hyundai filter. If I was to switch to Walmart Super Tech 5W-20 full …Nov 7, 2014 · Nov 6, 2014. #7. I've been using Mobil 1 0W20 advanced fuel economy in 3 engines and in three different vehicles. 2009 Camry 4 cyl., 2012 Highlander V6 and a 2014 Honda Accord 4 cyl. The oil has made all three engines quiter compared to other oils I've ran and the gas mileage has improved. Ford racing would be the best USA imo. A number of filters sport 99% @ 20 microns lab testing now, so there is more to look at for the best.Oct 25, 2004. #8. I have an 04 Express van I use for my Mobile Oil Change business. I drive the vehicle very hard, it has a 5.3. I am on my 3rd oil change. The last two changes I have used the Powerflo filter from Purolator, I have gotten very good reports back from Blackstone. I use these filters all the time. I pay about $1.69 each for them.Subaru filter doesn’t need much explaining. It is the OEM filter, made by Tokyo Roki in Japan. Toyota filter is the OEM filter for the GR 86. The GR 86 has a 2.4-liter engine VS the 2.0 in my WRX. The New WRX has the same 2.4 liter engine, plus an added turbo! The Wix filter, is interesting. It is designed for the WRX, or the Subaru FA20 or FA24.The trust oil filter i took apart a few years ago was a champion labs product. ... This would be a good sticky! S. sjlee. Joined Jul 7, 2004 Messages 259 Location WI. May 10, 2005 #11 ... BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Top ...I had to pay for oil changes. The M52 engine was required to have synthetic oil changes every 7500 miles. This is in the manual. In 2001 the same BMW (now called a BMW 325ci) with the exact same engine was to have oil changes every 15000 miles. This is the exact same M52 engine with same oil filter and oil. No change in engine.1,903. Location. ottawa. Feb 22, 2021. #5. nthach said: I used EPR once to help clean up and free my rings, I was able to see an improvement in oil consumption but not an earth shattering difference. How long did you leave epr in your engine. I let it idle for 30 mins at least with fresh oil in the crank.Mar 31, 2017 · It's much much much much more likely that something got sucked up into the filter and clogged it, (Wix won't help you there). Or that the harmonic balancer bolt was loose and the oil pump drive gear slipped and the pump stopped pumping. I'm not a defense attorney and I'm already shooting holes in this. Just saying. How to improve air filters that appear to be made out of used clothes dryer sheets?The first thing checked with any engine issue, to include the notoriously common engine ticking, is the oil and oil filter with a change of both being the most common solution. I have had nothing but good results using a Fram Ultra on my Hyundai GDI engine and am currently using a Fram Titanium on it with another one as backup.3.5 ecoboost, you can use 5w30 (just about any flavor) and change at 5k miles if you drive normally. Change earlier (3-4k) if you short trip this engine. I have the 2.7 and bought it new in 2016 (130,xxx). I have used 5w30 10w30 0w40 5w30 euro and 0w40 euro.Mar 29, 2016. #9. Originally Posted By: KingCake. The Wix is a rock catcher when you compare efficiency. IMO the closest thing to a MC filter is a Fram Tough Guard from Wal Mart. The Wix testing method is probably the most accurate, credit to them for giving honest results and not just posting big numbers on paper that may not reflect …I currently have a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 LtZ71 with the 5.3 and I'm looking for the best synthetic oil on the market no matter the cost. I have run Mobil 1 0w-20 (factory weight) in that truck for the longest time but about a year ago have branched out and tried Pennzoil Ultra Platinum (same weight) and Amsoil (same weight) and have stuck …Feb 7, 2023 · 459. Location. Wisconsin, USA. Feb 7, 2023. #1. Hello BITOG Community, Below is an Oil Filter Value Analysis that brings together quality and price to achieve a ranking of value for people who change their oil based on their owners manual specification and those that do extended mile oil changes. All the information on the products are from the ... Apr 25, 2022 · 1 2 3 Next G GraybeardQ60 Joined Jun 9, 2021 Messages 37 Location Abilene Texas Apr 25, 2022 #1 I am switching oils from Amsoil SS to Motul all 0W20 and would like to change from OEM Nissan filter. What is the general consensus as the best oil filter for a twin turbo 3.0 V6 of approximately 400 hp? PimTac Joined Mar 4, 2017 Messages 27,220 Location You must log in or register to post here. Home. ForumsWisconsin. Jun 16, 2010. #1. I'm debating whether or not to switch to AC Delco oil filters for our 2003 Vibe. I've been using either Purolator or Fram Tough Guard (no issues with either). I know a lot of people don't like Fram, at least their basic filters. I like the rubber on the bottom of the TG, it makes it easier to get on and off using ...Mar 18, 2014. #3. I've got a seriously customized and built 106 2008 street bob. I've been using amsoil filters at 10k intervals. As long as the filter meets Harley's 5 micron rating I'm sure your fine however you may want to look at specs to be sure.5,508. Location. Kansas. Jan 11, 2015. #11. Most of their filters are made in Nebraska, but a few of their numbers are outsourced (like they all do) and are made outside the American border. While they make numbers for about every make and model, their bread-and-butter numbers are for ag units and big trucks.The Fram Ultra is my go to filter for my Honda 2.4 due to it's superior filter media allowing fine filtration without sacrificing flow. If using FRAM filters makes you uncomfortable you could always use Mobil as you said. Understand that Hondas own OEM filter is made by Honeywell (Fram), so no real concerns there.I still prefer OEM for my Subaru and Toyota applications because at $6-$7/filter it just makes sense; however, I’d really have no concern running most aftermarkets since I don’t do extended OCIs beyond vehicle recommendations. I think the most important thing is to just change your oil on-time.Based on Ascent Filtration Testing's tests, he found a AC Delco Ultraguard Gold was still at ~96.5% at 20mics (99+% at 30microns). If the filter media is the same across these filters, there is no reason not to use these wherever someone would use a Fram Extra Guard or other budget-conscious filter. The AC Delco "Ultraguard" is their …Nov 27, 2022. #1. After coming back to bitog after a couple of years people are complaining about premium filter quality declining. Meanwhile the Extra Guard no longer has a rubber anti-drainback valve, it's been improved with a silicone one. The used oil fitler pics some of the members posted look quite good.Feb 10, 2020 · Australia. Feb 9, 2020. #7. Most are confused on here about Purolator filters, type, name, old design vs new design, PureOne and Puralator One etc. Considering the Purolator One is class leading at 99.9% efficiency @ 20 microns and 10,000 miles. All of the reviews I have seen online are excellent. 150. Dec 13, 2020. #13. There's a guy on youtube that use the Purolator Boss oil filter that's rated for 15,000 miles, He put 18,000 on the boss and it looked great. I prefer the Fram ultra synthetic filters.Here are the restriction results for each model: PH8A: 1.8 PSI @ 3GPM TG8A: 1.8 PSI @ 3GPM XG8A: 1.5 PSI @ 3GPM HP1: 1.45 PSI @ 3GPM A search for MIL-H-5606 technical properties showed a KV40 of 13.8 cSt. Go info, thanks for posting. 13.8 cSt is like a light 40 weight at 212 deg F.FRAM Ultra XG2 - 2019 RAM 1500. I picked up 3 of these at AAP for $7.53 each out the door and will be using one of them after this run of AFE and the current MC filter (I will dissect it for all to see). Though these are more than 3x the cost of the MC filters ($7.53 versus $2.30), it is the performance of wire backed...180. Sep 1, 2021. #6. Many Fleetguard filters are still made in either Cookeville, Tennessee or Neilsville, Wisconsin. But the fact of the matter is that most major filter manufacturers have plants all over the world to leverage global supply chains and distribution channels. Z.Jul 25, 2020 · USA. Jul 25, 2020. #4. If you're thinking of Wix XP, Napa has the Platinum filter on sale for $6.49 this month, so it costs much less than the Ultra. Napa Platinum is Wix XP. One major difference is, besides the Napa sales, which include the cartridge filters, the Napa Platinum/Wix XP is made in a much wider range of applications than the Ultra. 2248 posts · Joined 2010. #2 · May 9, 2015. Motorcraft oil filter is best. K&N, Royal Purple, and Mobil1 make good filters. Synthetic oil with your car's oil weight rating, as long as you have no oil leaks. BITOG is a reliable place to get lab results on any oil or oil filter out there. - Bob is the Oil Guy - Bob is the Oil Guy.Mar 19, 2020 · 5,675. Location. Columbus,Nebraska. Mar 19, 2020. #10. Been using Denso oil filters since 1967 when I purchased my first Toyota, a four door Corona with the 3R engine. For some years, it was Nippon Denso. Don't recall when Nippon was dropped from the packaging. Instead of it being a 10 out of 10 exceptionally great product. These are a cheapened and lesser product. 8 or 9 out of 10. Still pretty good oil filters. 99 percent at 20 microns is still very good. Though I’d rather get a Premium Guard filter from O Reillys that look a ton better than the new welfare Ultra filters.Jul 14, 2022 · 3.5 ecoboost, you can use 5w30 (just about any flavor) and change at 5k miles if you drive normally. Change earlier (3-4k) if you short trip this engine. I have the 2.7 and bought it new in 2016 (130,xxx). I have used 5w30 10w30 0w40 5w30 euro and 0w40 euro. I have now gone 900 miles on the Valvoline, using a mobil 1 oil filter and the oil hasn't dropped one bit on the dipstick. And, my truck has never ran quieter and smoother than it does now. 139,000 miles on the old gal and still going strong. Seems I may have found the oil that works, and works really well for my specific vehicle.4. Location. ca. Feb 2, 2022. #1. Recently purchased 6 wix oil filters off rockauto, one of the filter seems to have the antidrain valve crushed between the housing when it was manufactured. Anyone else come across issues with wix brand, I always thought it was a higher quality brand and it surprised me to find issue like this.Indiana. May 11, 2017. #1. My brother has been using the Purolator Boss filters on his car. He changed the oil in January, and then yesterday. I looked over the filters, hoping to find nothing wrong or out of the ordinary, but, I found a couple things. I cut open the filter from January and found the anti-drain back valve cracked.PNW. Dec 10, 2022. #14. SC Maintenance said: he boss filter is rated at 99% at 20um - or was. Never was that efficient ... the Purolator ONE is that efficient however. Purolator claims 99% @ 25u on their website for the Boss, but that's on their gigantic 30001 model filter. Look at the very bottom of the webpage for the statement.Even ACD ecores now for newer GM models using a filter integral bypass don't use a combo valve, but a separate poppet type dome bypass. No combo valves for GM models. But other non GM ecore applications still use them. The ecore cages have been improved with more trusses, smaller openings and more uniform pleating.Instead of it being a 10 out of 10 exceptionally great product. These are a cheapened and lesser product. 8 or 9 out of 10. Still pretty good oil filters. 99 percent at 20 microns is still very good. Though I’d rather get a Premium Guard filter from O Reillys that look a ton better than the new welfare Ultra filters.I still prefer OEM for my Subaru and Toyota applications because at $6-$7/filter it just makes sense; however, I’d really have no concern running most aftermarkets since I don’t do extended OCIs beyond vehicle recommendations. I think the most important thing is to just change your oil on-time.Jan 7, 2021 · But whatever CK-4 you use should be on the Ford approved PSD list. The truck is deleted. Gives Ford reason to deny any warranty on the engine, oil related or not. IMO, run whatever oil you want as warranty is done. I recall being at the Ford 6.0L launch and speaking directly to Ford engineers. Topic of tuning came up. So, you're looking for an oil filter that offers great filtration capabilities - if so, then the Bosch Premium FILTECH Oil Filter is your best bet. This oil filter features a …2,800. Location. Franklin County, PA. Nov 6, 2020. #7. While I'm not sure the spec your Kohler takes, the 22HP Kohler on my XT1 specifies 10w30 and I used Rotella T5 10w30 on the first oil change. I'm sure the T6 or RP will do just fine; sounds like this is more of a commercial engine that needs the bump in viscosity.Aug 11, 2022 · Aug 11, 2022. #6. From the owner's manual for 2022 WRX: I love how Subaru is forced to push 0W-20 in North America, but still puts "proper quality and viscosity" before "fuel economy". In other words: use higher viscosity oil if you want long engine life. (See my recommendations in previous comments.) Even ACD ecores now for newer GM models using a filter integral bypass don't use a combo valve, but a separate poppet type dome bypass. No combo valves for GM models. But other non GM ecore applications still use them. The ecore cages have been improved with more trusses, smaller openings and more uniform pleating.The OEM AC Delco would be a fine choice too, although the efficiency is a tad lower. If you want to change your oil filter every other change about every 15,000 miles or so, try the Fram Ultra with its 99%+ efficiency and dual layer wire backed synthetic media, it has some of the best stats a filter can earn. O.1. 19 minutes ago. #1. So I thought I was being really smart by changing my new vehicles' engine oil prematurely. I used M1 in my wife's 2021 Jeep Wrangler 2.0L turbo …A filter media like this or what comes in a Wix Gold filter or Napa Gold filter are very good filters for 10,000 and could go 15,000 miles. This filter placed a oil filter deal will make for a solid everyday deal. Say a deal like Valvoline Advanced full synthetic and a Fram Force filter for $33.99..... This new Microgard select filter has an appearance extremely Mobil 1, Pennzoil Platinum, Castrol Edge, Valv Ford racing would be the best USA imo. A number of filters sport 99% @ 20 microns lab testing now, so there is more to look at for the best. Nov 6, 2014. #7. I've been using Mobil 1 0W20 advanced Feb 10, 2020 · Australia. Feb 9, 2020. #7. Most are confused on here about Purolator filters, type, name, old design vs new design, PureOne and Puralator One etc. Considering the Purolator One is class leading at 99.9% efficiency @ 20 microns and 10,000 miles. All of the reviews I have seen online are excellent. Jul 7, 2020 · Jul 11, 2020. #50. Originally ...

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