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#1853588 - 04/11/10 07:04 PM Best oil filter brand?
Dually Offline


Registered: 07/19/04
Posts: 483
Loc: Long Island/New York
Is there a oil filter company that makes the best oil filter or is it broking up by application?For example Mann filter vs a Baldwin vs Champion.Thanks Joe
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#1853596 - 04/11/10 07:08 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: Dually]
CourierDriver Offline


Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 2959
Loc: Tennessee
go to search first,,,,filter recommendations in here are inless and u will get a bizillion answers,,,,standby .....
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#1853606 - 04/11/10 07:12 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: CourierDriver]
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Registered: 09/09/09
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Loc: Hesperia, CA, USA
unless you spend more than 5.50 on a filter it is not considered the best here.
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#1853617 - 04/11/10 07:22 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: defektes]
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Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 10383
Loc: Amherst, OH
Pretty much everything except FRAM is good (extendedguard excluded, they are good). Fram Orange and TG are serviceable, but not recommended for extended intervals. Also, stay away from E-core filters, there seems to have been a recent rash of defective, and failed filters.
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#1853632 - 04/11/10 07:35 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: Nick R]
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Registered: 03/01/09
Posts: 2371
Loc: WA
This is a loaded question ... just like "what's the best oil?" or "what's the best car?".

All I can suggest is spend some time in the Oil Filter Forum and you will get a sense of what's the best based on your personal criteria.
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#1853638 - 04/11/10 07:38 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: SuperBusa]
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Registered: 09/23/06
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Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Anything but a FRAM-O-death or Escrap is usally good.
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#1853659 - 04/11/10 07:50 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: daman]
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Registered: 10/06/08
Posts: 1478
Loc: NC
a few brands are listed here a lot as being pretty good. Purilator Pure Ones, Baldwin, M1, and Wix are mentioned a lot as being really good filters.

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#1853665 - 04/11/10 07:53 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: jstutz]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10439
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: jstutz
a few brands are listed here a lot as being pretty good. Purilator Pure Ones, Baldwin, M1, and Wix are mentioned a lot as being really good filters.

Proven filters showing no major failure or defect.
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#1853682 - 04/11/10 08:06 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: daman]
Hitzy Offline


Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 328
Loc: Ottawa, Canada
They all change SOMETHING in the design fairly often. Champ went Ecore, Purolator shortened a lot of filters, WIX has many made outside the US, FRAM came out with a GOOD filter for a change, the list goes on....:)

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#1853700 - 04/11/10 08:14 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: Hitzy]
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Registered: 11/30/05
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Loc: FL
If I had to say one it would be Donaldson IMHO.

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#1853701 - 04/11/10 08:15 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: Hitzy]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10439
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: Hitzy
They all change SOMETHING in the design fairly often. Champ went Ecore, Purolator shortened a lot of filters, WIX has many made outside the US, FRAM came out with a GOOD filter for a change, the list goes on....:)

Mehh,an OK filter,theres cheaper out there that filter more efficient for less coin.
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#1853711 - 04/11/10 08:21 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: daman]
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Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 8711
Loc: Nothern USA
Originally Posted By: daman
Anything but a FRAM-O-death or Escrap is usally good.


A strong, loaded opinion with little to back it up.

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#1853721 - 04/11/10 08:26 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: labman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10439
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: labman
Originally Posted By: daman
Anything but a FRAM-O-death or Escrap is usally good.


A strong, loaded opinion with little to back it up.

LOTS to back it up, just search and look at the failed filter pics, hey lab want them free P1s yet?
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#1853775 - 04/11/10 08:54 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: daman]
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Loc: Hesperia, CA, USA
Yet there have been countless cut ups of Ecores that have been fine. Also, the filters that were left outside in the rain for 6 decades dount count.
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#1853782 - 04/11/10 08:58 PM Re: Best oil filter brand? [Re: defektes]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10439
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: defektes
Yet there have been countless cut ups of Ecores that have been fine.

And a search would revile that argument/discussion has already been covered.
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