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#3400585 - 06/18/14 12:36 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: zerosoma]
DavidZ28 Offline


Registered: 10/06/10
Posts: 258
Loc: Atlanta, GA
Originally Posted By: zerosoma

It's not the oil that bothers me - its the filter. They screw them on so tight it's almost impossible to get off. Had to crush one with a filter wrench once before I got it off. Do they impact wrench those things on?!


That's exactly what happened. That Protech filter was a bear to get off, and it was only on there for 14 miles!! I want to meet the gorilla who put this filter on. I think he might have paid for an engine or two in the past because of a loose oil filter.
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'98 S10 4.3L M1 HM 10W30 UPF 52 Ultraguard Gold
'84 Camaro Z28 5.0 H.O. QS Defy 10W30, QS5
'00 Sunfire 2.2L Valvoline Maxlife, Wix 51040

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#3400675 - 06/18/14 02:44 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7679
Loc: Walker, MI
I think it also has to do with the fact that they have more leverage from standing underneath a vehicle compared to most of us who use ramps. shrug Regardless, I've noticed the same thing when I've worked on cars that were dealership maintained prior. I have had to crush a few filters getting them off.
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99 Pontiac Firebird - 84k - Mobil 1 HM 10W-30/Carquest Blue 85040
08 Scion tC - 103k - Mobil 1 0W-20 AFE/Napa Gold 1392

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#3400679 - 06/18/14 02:54 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Uregina09 Offline


Registered: 06/07/09
Posts: 47
Loc: Canada
Father-in-Law's 2010 Ford F150 with 5.4 litre V8

Out: Local Ford Dealer oil (I believe QSGB 5W-20) and Motorcraft 820s

In: Mobil 1 AFE 0W-20 and Motorcraft 820s


Edited by Uregina09 (06/18/14 02:59 PM)

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#3400683 - 06/18/14 02:58 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Uregina09 Offline


Registered: 06/07/09
Posts: 47
Loc: Canada
Mother-in-Law's 2007 Toyota Camry with 2.4 litre 4-cylinder

Out: Mobil 1 5W-20 and Orange Can 4386

In: Mobil 1 AFE 0W-20 and Purolator Classic 14477

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#3400783 - 06/18/14 05:33 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: i812]
Sonic Offline


Registered: 03/07/11
Posts: 302
Loc: Midwest
Originally Posted By: i812
Outback 3.6L
Out: 7qts GC 0W30 OEM filter
In: 5Qts PYB 20W50, 1Qt Mobil TDT 5W40, 1Qt Kendall Ti blend 5W30. OEM filter


Wow. Just curious why the 5qts of 20w50?

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#3400963 - 06/18/14 09:06 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
i812 Offline


Registered: 06/18/10
Posts: 123
Loc: Central, FL
Some how the bottom of the 5qt jug was punctured and a small amount of oil seeped out. I didn't have a spare container to transfer the oil into. So, I decided I would use it for my OCI that was due. Just coincidence!
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'13 Outback Limited 3.6R - 5Qts PYB 20W50, 1Qt Mobil TDT 5W40, 1Qt Kendall Ti blend 5W30, Tokyo Roki OEM filter.

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#3401300 - 06/19/14 08:48 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
GSCJR Offline


Registered: 01/20/13
Posts: 810
Loc: Ontario, Canada
2005 Ford Focus 2.0L

Out: VSP 5w-20 and Defense oil filter

In: QS Horsepower Synthetic 10w-30/Fram Synthetic 5w-30 and NAPA ProSelect
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#3401584 - 06/19/14 02:57 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
davinci Offline


Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 31
Loc: TN
1993 Acura Legend LS

297272 miles

Mobil 1 5W-30
Purolator Classic

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#3401655 - 06/19/14 05:01 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: davinci]
10WSmuckers Offline


Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 16
Loc: Avondale
1995 Buick Roadmaster

60,103 miles

Drained out Pennzoil 5W-30 Synthetic Blend and Bosch filter

Filled with Valvoline MaxLife 10W-30 Synthetic Blend and ACDelco PF52
Also noticed small antifreeze leak from what I believe to be a rad hose

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#3401732 - 06/19/14 07:11 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
KitaCam Offline


Registered: 11/16/12
Posts: 1724
Loc: SunnySouthFlorida
120,000 miles/7k OCI/8oz added since 113,000: PP 5w-30 + Toyo/Denso filter...feels silkier than before when I thought it was already smooth as, well, you know....


Edited by KitaCam (06/19/14 07:15 PM)
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#3401881 - 06/19/14 10:29 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
rvt Offline


Registered: 11/24/12
Posts: 43
Loc: southern CA
2012 Camry 2.5 33,000 miles, approx 8K on oil.

In/out: Toyota 0W-20 and Toyota OEM filter

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#3402049 - 06/20/14 08:00 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
gregk24 Offline


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 3403
Loc: FL, USA
2006 Honda Accord 121K miles

Out: TGMO 0w20 Fram ultra
In: Honda Genuine Synthetic Blend 0w20 Fram Ultra 5K/5M/15% MM OCI.
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M1 AFE 0w20
Fram Ultra

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VML SB 5w30
Fram Ultra

1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 115K
QSD 10w30
Fram TG

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#3402097 - 06/20/14 09:23 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
PReal Offline


Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 101
Loc: Houston
2008 yukon XL 5.3

Out: PU 10w30 and ac delco pf52

In: PU 10w30 and napa silver
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1996 F150 4.9 M5OD
1966 Ranchero 289 T5
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#3402184 - 06/20/14 11:44 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
HosteenJorje Offline


Registered: 05/26/14
Posts: 563
Loc: Columbus,Nebraska
2004 Camry V6, 61,???. Mobil I 0W-30 and Denso 150-1002 oil filter out and in. The Denso oil filters are very well made and you can't overtighten one. And I didn't spill one drop this time.

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#3402316 - 06/20/14 02:46 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
NMBurb02 Offline


Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 1557
Loc: Crowntown, CA
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Out:
Valvoline MaxLife NextGen 5W-30, Bosch Premium 3331, ~7,500 miles

In:
Valvoline MaxLife NextGen 5W-30 (1 qt) and 10W-30 (3.5 qt), MMO (0.5 qt), Purolator Pure one PL10111
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