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Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter #4492016
08/18/17 02:19 PM
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wantboost Offline OP
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This is for a Lexus es . Any difference or testing been done??

Last edited by wantboost; 08/18/17 02:34 PM.
Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: wantboost] #4492021
08/18/17 02:26 PM
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I would use Denso bc Japan.

However, all of them are really good


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Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: FermeLaPorte] #4492025
08/18/17 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: FermeLaPorte
I would use Denso bc Japan.

However, all of them are really good

You can still buy Japanese manufactured Denso filters?


1994 BMW 530i, 238K
1996 Honda Accord, 266K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 407K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: wantboost] #4492026
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Sorry meant air filter . Auto correct wrote oil

Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: wantboost] #4492027
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Is this a cartridge or a spin on?

You can't go wrong with Toyota (Denso) filters, but they aren't necessarily made in Japan either. One would hope a Toyota branded filter and a Denso branded filter are the same in terms of design, quality and COO?

I'd use any of them issue free assuming they share the same Toyota design. For example, if the Toyota filter does not use end caps, I would pass on a Fram that does. I have no personal experience with this, but I've read about all sorts of fitment issues in the past. I use Toyota and WIX for this reason.


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Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: wantboost] #4492029
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Originally Posted By: wantboost
Sorry meant air filter . Auto correct wrote oil


I would go with Toyota without being able to compare them side by side.


03 Jeep WJ 4.0 202k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 186k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 153k Synpower 5w30 Supertech ST3980 (Ecore)

Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine oil filter [Re: wantboost] #4492032
08/18/17 02:39 PM
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The last Denso air filters I bought for my two Toyota cars came from China, they used to come from either Thailand or Japan. They looked the same and fit just as well as the other ones did, for what that's worth.


1994 BMW 530i, 238K
1996 Honda Accord, 266K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 407K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter [Re: wantboost] #4492107
08/18/17 04:14 PM
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Get an AirRaid if they make one for it. The last time you'll ever buy an air filter.

Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter [Re: wantboost] #4492124
08/18/17 04:29 PM
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Denso is the best name out of the bunch and probably the OE manufacturer. I think some of my Denso filters are coming from Malaysia now also.

Last edited by Audios; 08/18/17 04:30 PM.

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Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter [Re: wantboost] #4492207
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The Denso's I bought for a Camry v6 were made in USA. I wouldn't use anything else but a Denso air filter on a Toyota. Especially when they were cheaper than most too.

Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter [Re: wantboost] #4492954
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DENSO smile

Re: Denso vs wix vs fram extra guard engine air filter [Re: Audios] #4497878
08/25/17 02:27 PM
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I purchased a Denso on amazon for a Mitsubishi and it was Made in Japan. I got lucky!


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