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#2937001 - 03/12/13 09:14 PM Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open
trx250x92 Offline


Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 131
Loc: Tri Cities, TN
Removed this filter not long after I bought my civic. Unknown OCI with Castrol GTX.



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#2937033 - 03/12/13 09:35 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
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Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4609
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Looks fine, either the OCI was short or your engine is pretty clean.

As always, thanks for cutting and posting!
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#2937080 - 03/12/13 10:21 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
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Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 9901
Loc: South Texas,USA
Good ol Fram TG :^)
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#2937085 - 03/12/13 10:27 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
KD0AXS Offline


Registered: 11/13/12
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Loc: Nowthen, MN
Doesn't look too bad, even if it does have cardboard end caps. Definitely appears to be better quality media than the orange cans.
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#2937917 - 03/13/13 07:18 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
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Registered: 09/11/04
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Loc: Hermon, ME
I don't mind the TGs at all. This one certainly looks ok.
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#2944426 - 03/19/13 06:01 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
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Registered: 06/19/07
Posts: 3082
Loc: NJ
nice pics-thanks for posting them up. The Fram did well
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#2946010 - 03/20/13 09:23 PM Re: Fram Tough Guard 7317 Cut Open [Re: trx250x92]
JavierG Offline


Registered: 06/11/11
Posts: 1112
Loc: Fresno, CA
I remember someone else posting some pics of their TG that didn't look like it was very well constructed. But I'm glad to see that based on these pics it may have just been an anomaly. I have a TG waiting in the wings although it may be a few years before I get to it but good to know it should do just fine.
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