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View Poll Results: What Kind of Oil Filter Do You Use?

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  • Fram

    48 44.44%
  • K&N

    9 8.33%
  • Wix

    10 9.26%
  • Amsoil

    5 4.63%
  • Napa

    6 5.56%
  • Purolator

    5 4.63%
  • Bosch

    0 0%
  • Mobil 1

    10 9.26%
  • Whatever the dealer installs

    7 6.48%
  • Other

    8 7.41%
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  1. #11

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    I use the Fram filter with the grip. I tried the K & N filter once and did not notice the difference so I went back to the Fram. My father and I have used Fram filters with Castrol brand oils for as long as I can remember with no problems.
    2000 Chevy Silverado EXT Cab Z-71 4X4
    AEM Intake / Flowmaster Exhaust / Granatelli MAF
    MPG+ Wires / E3 Plugs / BBK Throttle Body
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  2. #12
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    I use AC Delcos on both my Chevy and Jeep.
    Gary
    North Carolina
    2007 Silverado 1500 LT, Silver Crew Cab 4X4
    1983 Jeep CJ7, Chevy Orange and Black

  3. #13

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    AC Delco isnt an option?
    Jake
    2006 Silverado 5.3L Flex Fuel
    Magnaflow Exhaust
    AFE Stage 2 Intake
    Quadzilla Stealth 2 Race Tune

  4. #14
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    I've always used the Fram Filters


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  5. #15

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    Wix, sometimes Napa

    '96 K1500, 5.7
    6" RCD
    35" Toyo M/T On 16" Black Raceline Raptors
    4.56 Yukon Gears w/ TruTrac Rear
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    NW BlackDiamond Edition

  6. #16

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    A/C Delco.

  7. #17
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    I heard Fram uses cardboard in their filters. Any truth?
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  8. #18

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    I use an Amsoil remote bypass setup which allowed me to relocate the filter to a position inside the frame rail under the driver seat or thereabouts. This setup has the advantage of easy accessibility, vertically mounted filters, and a bypass filter that lets me run the oil longer and it gets filtered better. I can use an extra capacity Purolator (L30416) in addition to the bypass, which brought my total oil capacity to more than 8 quarts.

    The OEM oil filter position on the 6.5's is pitiful at best.

  9. #19

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    Frams tough guard

  10. #20

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    WIX (look at the specs).
    The Cheap-*ss Modder & Thread Killer
    The Realist says, "The glass is too big".

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