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#3220245 - 12/18/13 06:11 AM Fram Air Filter
Lubener Offline


Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 180
Loc: Ohio
The local drugstore is closing out on Fram air filters for $3.99. I do not like their oil filters but how are their air filters?

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#3220251 - 12/18/13 06:20 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
Kira Offline


Registered: 08/19/10
Posts: 1098
Loc: Champlain/Hudson Valley
Hello, I'd use 'em. What drugstore and where? Kira

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#3220258 - 12/18/13 06:28 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Kira]
Lubener Offline


Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 180
Loc: Ohio
I forgot to mention. Drugmart in the Cleveland area.

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#3220263 - 12/18/13 06:37 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
95busa Offline


Registered: 10/15/05
Posts: 1063
Loc: Tennessee
Run em
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#3220371 - 12/18/13 08:29 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
Realtech214 Offline


Registered: 02/01/13
Posts: 631
Loc: Florida
Got em in my chevys. They make good air filters.
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#3221042 - 12/18/13 08:38 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 1700
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
For $4, I'd use them. If it's the same price or anywhere near the price of a Purolator, I'm getting the Purolator.

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#3221178 - 12/19/13 12:00 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 04/17/06
Posts: 12902
Loc: Irvine, CA
My reference is opposite with you, if Purolator is the same price or anywhere near the price of a Fram, I'd buy Fram. Fram air filter looks like better quality and fits the air box better than Purolator.
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#3222984 - 12/20/13 06:18 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
cheesepuffs Offline


Registered: 09/24/13
Posts: 444
Loc: Connecticut
I regularly maintain two vehicles and both of them have Fram Extra Guard filters. I don't like their oil filters but you really can't mess up an air filter. Use with confidence and enjoy the money you're saving getting them for cheap.
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#3223005 - 12/20/13 06:34 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 08/14/10
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Loc: Northern Kentucky
Fram Tough Guard oil filters are a huge step up from the orange cans if they have some I'd buy them too.
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#3223116 - 12/20/13 08:11 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
GMBoy Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 6656
Loc: Texas
I am not a Fram oil filter user either but I do use their air filters. They seem pretty well made.

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#3224227 - 12/22/13 12:07 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
mclasser Offline


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 378
Loc: DC
Not a fan of their oil filters, but have no problems with their air filters. FRAM is basically all I run due price and availability. Run with confidence thumbsup.
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#3224436 - 12/22/13 08:44 AM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 7293
Loc: Rochester NY
Agreed! Use them smile
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#3225774 - 12/23/13 05:51 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 6899
Loc: Florida
Their air filters don't seem any more or less durable than the standard ACDelco, Wix, and Purolater filters I often encounter.
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#3226714 - 12/24/13 06:36 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: artificialist]
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Registered: 05/06/05
Posts: 2527
Loc: SF Bay Area
Originally Posted By: artificialist
Their air filters don't seem any more or less durable than the standard ACDelco, Wix, and Purolater filters I often encounter.

I cut myself on one years ago. The foam is soft and the edges of the wire mesh can poke through that. I know the flexibility isn't really an issue, but I've avoided them ever since even though I have no opinion on their effectiveness when properly installed.

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#3260847 - 01/26/14 06:29 PM Re: Fram Air Filter [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 06/21/10
Posts: 749
Loc: reno nv
I never like fram engine air filter. It didn't fit well. I stick to toyota Oem and pay $17.
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