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Old 04-06-2008, 09:59 PM   #1
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I have read many topics on here that people dont use Fram oil filters or the love Fram oil filters or K&N or Purolator but no one has ever said why NOT to use Fram oil filters. I use a Fram Long Life filter and have had no problems. Why should someone stay away from Fram and use a K&N filter
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IIRC it has to do with Fram using a plastic core and cardboard internals.
For your money, you are better off with a Wix, AC Delco or Purolator filter.

I am sure some of the other members will chime in on this....
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Fram is consistently rated the worst oil filter on the market by independent sources.

Purolator makes the K&N, and both are good. AC Delco is too.

Someone will link you to who makes what shortly. I can't find it, and I have dinner cooking.
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Basically, Fram makes junky filters. Do NOT use them.

Personally, I only run AC Delco because they are of reasonable cost and I think they are made by Wix, who rank rather well in filtration.
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