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#2553885 - 03/01/12 09:56 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: MetalSlug]
mr_diy Offline


Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 248
Loc: Michigan
I feel like my supply of 6 per vehicle is excessive, of course I use quality oil and follow the service manual and OLM which is 7500 miles and >8 months for me. I was even thinking I should follow the Civic manual with every other oil change getting a filter change. I feel the best deal on oil or filters in not to throw away half used products.I was even thinking I should return some P1 filters that I paid more than ~$3.
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98 Toyota Sienna 155k, 18-26mpg, 21avg
13 Honda Civic 12k, 28-45mpg, 34avg

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#2553940 - 03/01/12 11:01 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: zerosoma]
zerosoma Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 2307
Loc: Omaha, NE
So forget the picture (well, not entirely)...I bought a NAPA Gold filter for my Hyundai yesterday. It was the last day of the Gold sale and it came to $4.40 with tax, so I decided to pounce. It's a $14 filter, it showed the regular price on the sales ticket. The guy said it would easily go 8-10k if I use synthetic and drive responsibly.

So, that makes 12 for the Hyundai, 14 for the Toy.

LOL! at least it was a great deal. Now, time to close that closet and not add anything else to it!
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#2556607 - 03/04/12 12:00 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: zerosoma]
mr_diy Offline


Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 248
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
So forget the picture (well, not entirely)...I bought a NAPA Gold filter for my Hyundai yesterday. It was the last day of the Gold sale and it came to $4.40 with tax, so I decided to pounce. It's a $14 filter, it showed the regular price on the sales ticket. The guy said it would easily go 8-10k if I use synthetic and drive responsibly.

So, that makes 12 for the Hyundai, 14 for the Toy.

LOL! at least it was a great deal. Now, time to close that closet and not add anything else to it!


I am curious with your two vehicles being similar in age and miles. What has been your experience on reliability and mileage?
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#2557069 - 03/04/12 06:43 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: zerosoma]
earlyre Online   sleepy


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3639
Loc: Lima, Ohio, USA
dear lord im becoming an oil/filter nerd...
just looking at the pic in the op, without reading his signature i saw the QS4386's, and went, Oh he's got a toyota.

after buying a few of them for my buddy's pontiac vibe(toyota 1zz-fe engine - car is 90% toyota corolla/matrix if you didn't know)
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#2557317 - 03/04/12 10:36 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: zerosoma]
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Registered: 04/17/10
Posts: 398
Loc: Raleigh, NC USA
If there's ever a shortage of oil filters, you guys can make big money by selling some of your stock at an insanely high markup, and still have enough filters to last for a while laugh.

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#2558457 - 03/05/12 11:00 PM Re: My oil filter shrine [Re: zerosoma]
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Registered: 09/26/10
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Here is a photo of my stash which consists of:
  • 17 Motorcraft FL-820s (FX4)
  • 7 Purolator PL14610 (Brute Force)
  • 2 WIX 51334 (Elanta)
  • 2 STP S2808 (Elantra)
  • 1 Purolator PL35610 (Azera)
All kept in sealed containers and inside the house to prevent insect or heat damage.
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2014 Explorer 3.5L Limited...................M1 AFE 0W-20 + FU


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