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I doubt youll have the slightest problem if you go with either filter, as long as you change them out every 3500 miles or so, Ive used most of the major brands and as long as you change them frequently youll seldom have problems.
personally ID avoid the orange filters ,as they have significanly lower total surface area, as you can easily see from the disassembly in those threads, but most of the others work reasonably well while they have reasonably limited mileage on them. personally I use the PURE1 and WIX on most of my cars mostly because THATS whats locally available, and Ive been changing oil for the last few years about every 3500-4500 miles so thats never been a problem

btw read this

http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80384&highlight=magnets

http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80781&highlight=oil
 

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I doubt youll have the slightest problem if you go with either filter, as long as you change them out every 3500 miles or so, Ive used most of the major brands and as long as you change them frequently youll seldom have problems.
personally ID avoid the orange filters ,as they have significanly lower total surface area, as you can easily see from the disassembly in those threads, but most of the others work reasonably well while they have reasonably limited mileage on them. personally I use the PURE1 and WIX on most of my cars mostly because THATS whats locally available, and Ive been changing oil for the last few years about every 3500-4500 miles so thats never been a problem

btw read this

http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80384&highlight=magnets

http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80781&highlight=oil
Thanks :thumbsup:
 

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Oil & Filters

I've been using either the FRAM ( the one in the GRAY BOX) due to its EXTRA DUTY or PURALATOR. Also I use CASTROL HIGH MILEAGE. I have 131K on the odometer and she starts up fine every time. Plus I subtract one qt for a qt of LUCAS. LUCAS in my tranny and LUCAS in the rearend. :thumbsup:
 

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http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/images/lucas/lucas.htm

its a free country so far!

I would not use FRAM oil filters personally or LUCAS oil additives in MY car, (look over the info above) oil should form a film and penetrate , coat and flow easily into tight spaces, if the gears in the example can whip air into the lucas oil mix and allow it to be thrown clear easier than without the additive its doing exactly what your trying to prevent from happening, durring the contact with a spinning crank assembly in a crank case, and slowing the lubes return to the sump.air mixed with the luberacant lowers it heat transfer rates and max load bearing capacity,due to several factors, the main one concerning FRAM oil filters is that Ive had them leak ,and distort internally and I have disassembled them for inspection and found the filter element was loose and oil bye-passing the filter internally a couple times and they have significantly less surface area in the filter elements total surface area. (look thru the filter info in the first post)
 

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I must be lucky :huh:

I just buy the oil and filter that's on sale....I recently changed the oil in my commuter and noticed that it had been 10344 miles since I last did it. 165000+ miles and never had a problem with it. :thumbsup:
 
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