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Old 07-20-2007, 05:45 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever used a K&N oil filter here before? The oil I buy was on sale the other week so I picked up a couple jugs. With the $ I saved I bought this oil filter. I figured that it'* probably a good oil filter being K&N, but just checking before I change my oil tomorrow.
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Most of the diesel guys I talk to prefer them over Fram because the filter better. I'm getting one for my 6.2 diesel next oil change.
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not worth the money IMO. Use a Purolator PureONE or a Delco filter. They're the best.
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Most of the diesel guys I talk to prefer them over Fram because the filter better. I'm getting one for my 6.2 diesel next oil change.
Anything is better than a Fram. That is the crappiest filter made.
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Well yeah. But they prefer them over the other brands also. You get what you pay for I guess.
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Right, Fram is the worst filter made.

I've heard good things about the K&N. Not worth the money, in my opinion, unless you drive something a bit more exotic than one of these...

As a better value in a good filter, the PureONE, Wix/Napa Gold, and ACDelco are all good filters. Probably in that order, too.
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K&N is a good filter but.......over priced for what you get,, grab a WIX,NG,AC,P1,M1 just
to name a few and you'll get a filter of equal quality and filtration..

Some say they(K&N) gives up a little filtration for flow, i believe it.....
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Purolator PureONE is slightly better IMO due to better multi pass fitration abilities. I have used K&N gold filters before and they are not bad. I have noticed my oil to be cleaner when doing oil changes after using the Purolator PureONE as to using a K&N. Does my driving style or the oil I use affect how it looks when I change the oil? possibly. But I know what works best in my car and thats all I can vouch for.
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Some say they(K&N) gives up a little filtration for flow, i believe it.....
What makes you say so - personal experience? I'm just curious, not trying to be an *** in the slightest.
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Here is a link to a great site about oil, filter and general automotive lubrication.
http://theoildrop.server101.com/foru...t=0&Board=UBB6
The link is to the oil filter part of the forum, poke around on the site and you should find what you are looking for.
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