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#3468837 - 08/29/14 09:14 PM Made the Tough Guard Decision today
GumbyJarvis Offline


Registered: 08/23/11
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Loc: Killeen, TX
Picked up a jug of 0w20 Pennzoil Platinum new whatever formula today at Walmart, 21.97$ (plus comes with a 10.00$ MIR Form)
I was going to pick up another Bosch D+, but the size for my car was out of stock. Purolator was out of stock. Mopar size isn't stocked at that walmart. Left me with FRAM selection and ACDELCO PF48.
Well, I went with the toughguard. the Ultra filter was out of stock. So it was one of Extra Guard, Tough Guard, or High Mileage.
Went with the tough guard for 5.94$


Kills me knowing this is the first FRAM ive used. Will cut open at 10,000MI though! thumbsup
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#3468846 - 08/29/14 09:21 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
Finz Offline


Registered: 06/06/13
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I've been using the Tough Guards on my cars for years... Never had a problem

Good luck!
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#3468852 - 08/29/14 09:26 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
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You made a good choice, you won't be disappointed cut open @ 10k.
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#3468854 - 08/29/14 09:28 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
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Will be fine!
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#3468857 - 08/29/14 09:29 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
sunspark Offline


Registered: 06/26/12
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Loc: North Carolina, US
Fram. Yeah, I know. But, apparently, one very respected and highly outspoken anti-Fram Jeepster changed his mind (at least about the TG line), after being invited to tour Fram's R&D facility.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/eating...n-ohio-1261517/

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#3468872 - 08/29/14 09:42 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
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Loc: Clermont, Florida
TG will do fine. Nothing at all to worry about, it is a very good filter.
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#3468882 - 08/29/14 09:59 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
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Tough Guards are excellent, if they weren't six bucks they'd probably be all I'd use. Definitely my go to filter for longer OCI's.
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#3468888 - 08/29/14 10:11 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
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Use it with confidence. thumbsup
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#3468893 - 08/29/14 10:23 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
sicko Offline


Registered: 09/22/08
Posts: 1716
Loc: Virginia
PP is $12 after rebates now? If so, that's an excellent deal.

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#3468904 - 08/29/14 10:48 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: sicko]
GumbyJarvis Offline


Registered: 08/23/11
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Loc: Killeen, TX
Originally Posted By: sicko
PP is $12 after rebates now? If so, that's an excellent deal.


its 21.97$ here at walmart with a sticker on it for 10$ MIR.
Why I bought it today, and it went in.


its also the "new" platinum, PurePlus Platinum. the 27.97$ Ultra Platinum had the stickers as well.


Edited by GumbyJarvis (08/29/14 10:49 PM)
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#3468916 - 08/29/14 11:03 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
HangFire Offline


Registered: 08/21/13
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Loc: Central Maryland
Originally Posted By: GumbyJarvis
So it was one of Extra Guard, Tough Guard, or High Mileage.
Went with the tough guard for 5.94$


I thought an Extra Guard was the old name for the Ultra? They both start with XG for the part number... I would have gone with that.
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#3468919 - 08/29/14 11:07 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: HangFire]
zorobabel Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 222
Loc: Anaheim, CA
Extra Guard part numbers start with PH.
XG is extended guard/ultra.
Originally Posted By: HangFire
Originally Posted By: GumbyJarvis
So it was one of Extra Guard, Tough Guard, or High Mileage.
Went with the tough guard for 5.94$


I thought an Extra Guard was the old name for the Ultra? They both start with XG for the part number... I would have gone with that.
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#3468922 - 08/29/14 11:09 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 9808
Loc: New Jersey
i cant use a fram but now we wont use the ones that tear either we have been buying cheap [censored] filters that seem to be very high quality
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#3468924 - 08/29/14 11:11 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: zorobabel]
HangFire Offline


Registered: 08/21/13
Posts: 2032
Loc: Central Maryland
Originally Posted By: zorobabel
Extra Guard part numbers start with PH.
XG is extended guard/ultra.


Thanks!

So eXtended versus eXtra... at least their marketing department stopped toking whatever it was and changed the name to Ultra. One of the names. I just read it again and still can't remember which was which. No wonder I used Purolators for all those years!
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#3468927 - 08/29/14 11:15 PM Re: Made the Tough Guard Decision today [Re: GumbyJarvis]
901Memphis Offline


Registered: 08/14/10
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It was spelled XTended guard, which is very similar to the Ultra but the Ultra jumped to 99%+ efficiency while the older Xtended Guard was only 97%.

http://www.framadvantage.com/oil-filters/xtended-guard.php
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