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Recommend a high mileage oil filter? #4605194
12/16/17 09:27 AM
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I run Mobile 1 High Mileage in my Prius and my Tacoma. In both I change the Fram Ultra Synthetic filter every 7-8k miles.

Ive been reading that they're basically garbage filters... Is there something better I could use for the 15-20k oil change?

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605202
12/16/17 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty
I run Mobile 1 High Mileage in my Prius and my Tacoma. In both I change the Fram Ultra Synthetic filter every 7-8k miles.

Ive been reading that they're basically garbage filters... Is there something better I could use for the 15-20k oil change?

Where you been reading that, on here? Please provide links, technical data and proof, or troll in some other forum please.

And it's Mobil, not Mobile. Mobile is a city in Alabama.


1994 BMW 530i, 238K
1996 Honda Accord, 266K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 407K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605206
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ON, Canada eh?
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Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty
I run Mobile 1 High Mileage in my Prius and my Tacoma. In both I change the Fram Ultra Synthetic filter every 7-8k miles.

Ive been reading that they're basically garbage filters... Is there something better I could use for the 15-20k oil change?


Fram Ultra Synthetic is a fine filter. IMO no filter should be run for 15-20K filter. Even those rated for it. Just personal opinion here. You might also look into an M1 filter rated for high mileage or an Amsoil EAO filter.


'18 Dodge Grand Caravan GT - AMSOIL SS 5w20
'06 Santa Fe - 535,000km AMSOIL SS 0w30 / ATF
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605222
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The Fram Ultra filter might just be the most vetted and approved of filter on this forum. It always looks good in C&Ps, has held up very well over long drain intervals and boasts a very good efficiency rating. For the money, the Fram Ultra makes a great case for being the best bang for your buck when it comes to oil filters.

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: kschachn] #4605233
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Car groups on Facebook sadly.

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605268
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Fram Ultra!!!

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605271
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Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty
Car groups on Facebook sadly.


There's the problem right there!!!! Facebook..... What do they recommend on FB?

Fram Ultra's are one of the best.


2015 Grand Caravan SXT Plus 5w-20 PPPP/Fram Ultra Filter
1997 Honda Civic CX 5w-30 Shell Conventional/Fram Ultra Filter
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605281
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FU is the best oil filter for most applications. The ratings are outstanding. FU are now rated up to 20,000 miles. Use the search function on this forum for Fram Ultra Synthetic.




Respectfully,

Pajero!


Always remember "Planned obsolescence."

1994 Montero SR 3.5 DOHC, 133,xxx
Fram Ultra/ Snorkel with Pre-filter
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Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: JC1] #4605292
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Originally Posted By: JC1
Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty
Car groups on Facebook sadly.


There's the problem right there!!!! Facebook..... What do they recommend on FB?

Fram Ultra's are one of the best.


Only using the OEM filters. Or using a Royal Purple (I wont touch anything RP.)

As its time for me to do oil changes, I guess Ill stick with the Fram again!

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605293
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Link us some of those FB threads, can you?


1994 BMW 530i, 238K
1996 Honda Accord, 266K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 407K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605310
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Fram Ultras are great. Id use one for 10-15k miles if I ever extended my runs out that far.


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
PP 0w20 & ST 4967

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605447
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If you were smart, you'd be using a Fram Ultra for TWO of your oil change intervals. They're engineered for up to 20K miles.


2017 Honda Odyssey SE, 16K
2013 Honda Accord LX, 58K
2007 Honda Ridgeline RTS, 88K
2007 Infiniti M35, 107K
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: kschachn] #4605474
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Originally Posted By: kschachn
Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty
I run Mobile 1 High Mileage in my Prius and my Tacoma. In both I change the Fram Ultra Synthetic filter every 7-8k miles.

Ive been reading that they're basically garbage filters... Is there something better I could use for the 15-20k oil change?

Where you been reading that, on here? Please provide links, technical data and proof, or troll in some other forum please.

And it's Mobil, not Mobile. Mobile is a city in Alabama.

I think I just read the best troll post of 2017. LOL

Don't believe social media clowns on Facebook! wink

Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605844
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Fram Ultra is one of, if not the best filter on the market. Whoever told you that was very high on themselves!


2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6: Mobil 1 AFE 0W-30, FRAM TG-3600 filter
1969 Mustang Mach 1 5.8 V8: PYB 10W-30 Napa Gold 1515 filter
1997 Ford F-250 HD 7.3 Powerstroke V8: T6 5W-40 FRAM PH-3786 filter
Re: Recommend a high mileage oil filter? [Re: MilesToEmpty] #4605976
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Originally Posted By: MilesToEmpty

Only using the OEM filters. Or using a Royal Purple (I wont touch anything RP.)

As its time for me to do oil changes, I guess Ill stick with the Fram again!

Royal Purple filters are pretty dang stout! Very similar to Amsoil's filters.


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