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Old 10-27-2007, 10:54 PM   #11
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I've used the AC PF52 filter it'* larger then the PF47 so you have more oil capacity and a greater filtering area.
yup that is exactly what i do.....
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Definitely. I recommend the Purolator PureONE. It is about the same quality as the Mobil 1 series of oil filters at a fraction of the cost.

K&N aren't really worth it unless you're running an oil pressure kit.
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Whatever you do don't use Fram filters. Utter cheap crap

You can't go wrong using AC delco but I normally use the very good quality Napa Gold (Wix) filters.

I recently tried a Mobil 1 filter (actually a K&N filter but about $1 less ) and was very impressed. I was actually noticeable in that I went about 1,000 mile longer before any noticeable change in oil colour. A true sign of the filter doing a good job.
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I usually use either the standard Purolator or ACDelco filter, both being good filters for the money. I've cut apart a Napa Gold (aka Wix) though, and was very impressed with it'* guts. Better than the ACDelco, in my opinion.

It'* probably trivial anyway. Anything that'* not bright orange with a black grippy end will do just fine.
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You can make the grippy bottom with spray-on undercoating. It actually works a lot better (if you let it dry).
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I don't even care for the grippy stuff. A dry smooth filter is good enough to get it on, and the grippy stuff gets in the way of my wrench when I take it off (I use the kind that goes on a ratchet and grips the end).
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