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Old 08-02-2012, 10:19 PM   #11
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If I'm not mistaken, there's two types of filter medias. Your regular paper ones and your synthetic medias. Apparently, regular paper medias will break down over a regular service interval but the synthetic medias are supposed to not only filter better and allow better flow but they aren't suppose to degrade nearly as fast during a service interval. I don't know the exact details, I haven't done enough research yet
So in a nut shell= The synthetic media filters are the best? & what police's companys from saying they have a synthetic media when they don't or only have so much? Does say $7-10.00 garentee a good filter?
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:02 AM   #12
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I've been using fram xtraguard and motorcraft filters mixing between both for 4 years now. I generally feel that the fram filters are heavier at the end of a 3k mile oil change than the motorcraft filters (after draining the oil from them of course). I just installed a purolator filter for the first time so we'll see how that goes.

This is what I found http://www.purolatorautofilters.com/...ilFilters.aspx

Anyone try royal purple oil filters?
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Stay away from Fram, it has been said for about a year and a half now that Fram is crap, they use the cheapest materiel to make their filters.
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I've been using fram xtraguard and motorcraft filters mixing between both for 4 years now. I generally feel that the fram filters are heavier at the end of a 3k mile oil change than the motorcraft filters (after draining the oil from them of course). I just installed a purolator filter for the first time so we'll see how that goes.

This is what I found http://www.purolatorautofilters.com/...ilFilters.aspx

Anyone try royal purple oil filters?
I haven't tried thou's.

That Purolator filter looks pretty good. How much was that? I installed a FL842 w/ no problems= fit fits & has a bigger diameter & is shorter than the 400.
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I haven't tried thou's.

That Purolator filter looks pretty good. How much was that? I installed a FL842 w/ no problems= fit fits & has a bigger diameter & is shorter than the 400.
At pepboys it's $9.99 .. might be cheaper at walmart. It features an anti-drainback valve to reduce dry starting. So far it fit nice and feels solid and it's nice that it's made specifically for synthetic oils.
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I use the FL-910.the FL-400 are the wrong filters for the duratec.they are too long.if your car is lowerd an u hit something since its longer it will damage the FL-400
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I use the FL-910.the FL-400 are the wrong filters for the duratec.they are too long.if your car is lowerd an u hit something since its longer it will damage the FL-400
I'm using a FL 842 now. Shorter then the 400 & has a bigger diameter.
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Fl910s is the correct filter for that car
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Fl910s is the correct filter for that car
Thats right, I was using 400's for more filtering & then found the 842's work better then the 400's as far as size. Between the 2 910/400 & bigger diameter.
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