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When you realized its ok to use Fram filters #4491279
08/17/17 04:28 PM
08/17/17 04:28 PM
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Tn.
CourierDriver Offline OP
CourierDriver  Offline OP
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Tn.
It is really OK,,it happens down south frequently........................ cheers


turn in your old jackets, shirts and other clothes to a Salvation Army or any homeless shelter this year...
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491295
08/17/17 04:36 PM
08/17/17 04:36 PM
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NE,Ohio
Rand Offline
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NE,Ohio
To answer your question:

When they came out with the Fram Ultra.


2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 2.0T
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491302
08/17/17 04:43 PM
08/17/17 04:43 PM
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The Midwest
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If your going to waste people time with an old video that has nothing to do with the subject matter, include something interesting.



What is old is new again.



Wife: 15' Audi A4 quattro 6 speed manual
Me: 13' VW GTI 3 door 6 speed manual
Wanted: 2019 Ford Ranger
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491303
08/17/17 04:47 PM
08/17/17 04:47 PM
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Florida, Cape Coral
Eddie Offline
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Florida, Cape Coral
about 50 years ago. Ed


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491304
08/17/17 04:48 PM
08/17/17 04:48 PM
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Somewhere
itguy08 Offline
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Somewhere
It always was. Junk science on the net and "ugliness" does not mean it doesn't filter as it should for the intended application.

Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491306
08/17/17 04:54 PM
08/17/17 04:54 PM
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MN
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MN
I use the Fram Ultra, due to its specs, but the Fram Orange Can is fin for the most part. Probably would let an engine go 300k if well maintained otherwise with a 5k oci.

Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491334
08/17/17 05:41 PM
08/17/17 05:41 PM
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Ohio
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Ohio
This realization NEVER came.

Before you Fram it... Slam it!


too many cars and oil combinations to list in 150 characters or less
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491339
08/17/17 05:51 PM
08/17/17 05:51 PM
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Texas (south)
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Texas (south)
I don't use Fram Ultra yet, but it would be the only Fram I would use without being worried


Always Mobil 1
2014 1.6L Nissan Versa Sedan, 5 spd, 5k OCI.
2011 3.5L Chevrolet Impala, Automatic, 5k OCI.
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: Eddie] #4491350
08/17/17 06:16 PM
08/17/17 06:16 PM
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Texas
Bud Offline
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Texas
Originally Posted By: Eddie
about 50 years ago. Ed


+1


2016 Honda Pilot EX-L with NAVI.....Mobil 1 0w20 AFE and Honda OEM Filter
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491351
08/17/17 06:17 PM
08/17/17 06:17 PM
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OH
fdcg27 Offline
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OH
When was it not okay?


18 Accord Hybrid FF
17 Forester 18K VME 0W-20
12 Accord LX 96K SSO 0W-20
09 Forester 95K M1HM 10W-30
01 Focus ZX3 118K PP 5W-20
96 Accord LX 104K T5 10W-30
95 318i
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491357
08/17/17 06:19 PM
08/17/17 06:19 PM
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Florida
chainblu Offline
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Florida
Been using Frams (not exclusively) for over 35 years. Never had a worry or problem. The one time I had a 'suspicious' engine failure, I was using a Purolator.

Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491358
08/17/17 06:20 PM
08/17/17 06:20 PM
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Texas
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Texas
Walmart and auto parts stores across the world sell milions of fram orange can filters.

Except for this website I have never heard of an issue using fram.

I know better, I go for the supertech's on my scion, lol.


'11 Hyundai Sonata GLS
'11 Scion XB
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491365
08/17/17 06:27 PM
08/17/17 06:27 PM
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San Antonio, TX
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San Antonio, TX
For me it would have been the early 70's. While Fram was OK Dad & I preferred the white STP filters with red printing back then.


"No matter how paranoid you are you're not paranoid enough. Tell the truth. Reach as many people as you can with it. That's your weapon." - Susanne Modeski, aka "Holly" to The Lone Gunmen
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: CourierDriver] #4491374
08/17/17 06:34 PM
08/17/17 06:34 PM
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Marshfield , MA
andyd Offline
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When Fram bought Champion grin2


'16 Camry LE STP synth 0w20 and STP filter. the Fridge

1994 Ranger ,the Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

'16 Camry SE, Valvoline HM 0w20 and OEM filter
Thick oil is better grin2
Re: When you realized its ok to use Fram filters [Re: andyd] #4491395
08/17/17 07:01 PM
08/17/17 07:01 PM
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Near Mobile
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Near Mobile
In the 70s I got a Fram that the oil did not circulate through. It's been OEM on my cars ever since.

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