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#3389976 - 06/05/14 04:53 PM I bought some Ceratec
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Registered: 10/27/10
Posts: 1349
Loc: PA
Will add it to the 08 Jeep Liberty my wife drives.

Oilchange tomorrow.

5w-20 Valvoline Maxlife, Fram Ultra XG3600.

Also adding a K&N Air Filter.

Jeep has 80k something on it and sees Mixed use.

Probably go with a 7k OCI this time.
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#3390035 - 06/05/14 06:22 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Skip the K&N! Air filtration is very important and their efficiency is abysmal.
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#3390042 - 06/05/14 06:29 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 901Memphis]
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Registered: 04/25/13
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Loc: North Bend
Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Skip the K&N! Air filtration is very important and their efficiency is abysmal.

I tried one for a bit, but went back to the OEM filter. The K&N trashed my MAF on several occasions. It even got sucked out of the housing and into the air tube once. The K&N filters are an interesting idea but basically a PITA.
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#3390045 - 06/05/14 06:39 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Run it for as long as you can. I'd use either ultra or M1 EP to maximize length in the sump
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#3390092 - 06/05/14 07:52 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Why would you put ceramic tile in your oil??

www.ceratec.com

Oh, I'm sorry, do you mean,

Liqui Moly Ceratec Oil treatments 300ml $26.49?

Wayne
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#3390114 - 06/05/14 08:10 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
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Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
Why would you put ceramic tile in your oil??

www.ceratec.com

Oh, I'm sorry, do you mean,

Liqui Moly Ceratec Oil treatments 300ml $26.49?

Wayne



Ya.
Just like the thread title says
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#3390148 - 06/05/14 08:45 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
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Registered: 10/27/10
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Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
Why would you put ceramic tile in your oil??

www.ceratec.com

Oh, I'm sorry, do you mean,

Liqui Moly Ceratec Oil treatments 300ml $26.49?

Wayne


I like your signature Wayne.
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#3391574 - 06/07/14 04:47 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 901Memphis]
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Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Skip the K&N! Air filtration is very important and their efficiency is abysmal.


http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3340809/K&N_Air_Filter_on_a_WheelH
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#3391578 - 06/07/14 04:49 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: dave5358]
123Saab Offline


Registered: 10/27/10
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Originally Posted By: dave5358
Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Skip the K&N! Air filtration is very important and their efficiency is abysmal.

I tried one for a bit, but went back to the OEM filter. The K&N trashed my MAF on several occasions. It even got sucked out of the housing and into the air tube once. The K&N filters are an interesting idea but basically a PITA.


Never had that problem with them.
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#3391642 - 06/07/14 06:27 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Registered: 04/25/13
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Loc: North Bend
Originally Posted By: 123Saab
Originally Posted By: dave5358
Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Skip the K&N! Air filtration is very important and their efficiency is abysmal.

I tried one for a bit, but went back to the OEM filter. The K&N trashed my MAF on several occasions. It even got sucked out of the housing and into the air tube once. The K&N filters are an interesting idea but basically a PITA.

Never had that problem with them.

I fiddled with mine for a bit but was underwhelmed. I was selling my first Forester at the time, so I put it in that vehicle. The guy who bought it actually noticed the K&N filter (!!) and was greatly impressed - it might have been the thing that closed the sale!
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#3392384 - 06/08/14 06:03 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: dave5358]
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Loc: Lake Forest, CA
Originally Posted By: dave5358

I fiddled with mine for a bit but was underwhelmed. I was selling my first Forester at the time, so I put it in that vehicle. The guy who bought it actually noticed the K&N filter (!!) and was greatly impressed - it might have been the thing that closed the sale!

Many drivers love K&N air filter ! But most BITOG'ers don't because many UOA's showed higher silicon with K&N air filter.

I don't have experience with K&N air filter, but I don't like the idea of cleaning/re-oil it every few years.

Where I live the paper air filter didn't show any potential clogging after 50-60k miles, I change mine at that mileage for less than $15-20. Why bother cleaning an air filter when it costs you about $4-5 a year.
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#3392463 - 06/08/14 07:24 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: HTSS_TR]
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Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: HTSS_TR

Why bother cleaning an air filter when it costs you about $4-5 a year.


And it filters better too!
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#3393203 - 06/09/14 04:52 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Loc: PA
I repeat myself:

I dont like throwing out stuff.

There is enough stuff out there in the landfills already.

So everytime I can I use something that can be reused, From cotton kitchen towels to air filters to my Wife's refillable Keurig K-Cup insert etc I will.

Actually looking in to getting a Stihl Kombi trimmer with the Power Scythe, So I wont have to buy any trimmer cord again......

Hey, Thats me.
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#3432519 - 07/22/14 04:51 PM Re: I bought some Ceratec [Re: 123Saab]
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Loc: PA
About 4k in now with Ceratec.

The Chrysler 3.7l has never sounded so quiet.

Wife claims maybe a few more miles per gallon, Who knows?

Startup noise is down too, And overall the Engine feels smoother.

I think it was worth it so far.
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