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Old 05-07-2011, 07:05 AM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

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Man,thats pretty rough,calling the man a liar.
It was an obvious lie. Things floating in a new quart of oil? C'mon man.
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:23 AM
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Thanks for being a dick. My dad has been building his cars since high school. I trust him. I meant not only color but also lots of shit floating around in it. The viscosity of it also was way off. This is what I meant by looking used.

Your Dad is a trained Licensed mechanic ?
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Old 05-07-2011, 03:03 PM
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Go to you local auto parts shop and just get the $20 special. AS long as you regularly change your oil and filter your in the clear. And while your changing your wiper fluid you might wanna look for the flux capacitor and blow it out. some times they get clogged. a quick shot of canned air should be fine
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Old 05-07-2011, 03:52 PM
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Go to you local auto parts shop and just get the $20 special. AS long as you regularly change your oil and filter your in the clear. And while your changing your wiper fluid you might wanna look for the flux capacitor and blow it out. some times they get clogged. a quick shot of canned air should be fine
Exactly, as long as you buy a decent filter (Motorcraft, Fram, K&N, Wix, Mobil 1 ..) and change your oil when needed you shouldnt have a problem with any of them. I only use expensive oil and filters because I drive in Vegas where it gets hot and there is alot of stop and go in the 30-50 miles I often drive a day. Otherwise Id be satisfied with a conventional oil and filter.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:29 AM
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So you sent the oil somewhere to have the viscosity checked? I'm going to go ahead and say you are a liar.

They now sell an oil viscosity test kit in Walmart.
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Old 05-08-2011, 07:04 AM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

Either or, the oil isn't fussy as to the type of paper material(synthetic or organic) both do basically the same job.
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Old 07-03-2011, 05:11 PM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

synthetic filters are supposed to have a finer filter in them if i understand correctly, but i run amsoil and good quality filter
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:07 AM
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Man,thats pretty rough,calling the man a liar.

Look at what the guy posted......I would say he is BSing too. He noticed the viscousity was off........sounds like an outright lie to me also. However the Casey Anthony jury might believe him.
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Old 07-09-2011, 07:47 AM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

Actually I deal with viscosity all the time and can tell by looking at how the fluid moves if it is right or not.
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:10 AM
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many years ago like early 1980's i bought quaker state to do an oil change and you could tell a differance between two quarts, one was real thin and one was thick, there was a rumor going around that they were having trouble, i have not used it since, however i am sure it was a short lived promblem and qs ic fine to use now
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:29 AM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

just use quality oil and a decent filter. Regular oil changes will go farther than synthetic anything. but if you do wanna go that route why not get those oil filter magnets too
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Old 07-17-2011, 11:36 AM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

It would be great if you guys would not make these posts personal; there really is no need for that.
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Old 07-17-2011, 11:47 AM
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I usually use Motorcraft filters and oil But I got some Castrol oil Free from work. High mileage. I just gotta find a parking lot to change it in.
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Old 07-19-2011, 01:18 PM
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Default Re: synthetic oil with a regular oil filte?

Wonder if it saves money in the long run using the $8-10 per quart synthetic. Some of them say you only need to change it at 7500-10,000 miles!

I usually use house brand Autozone or Napa oil 5w-30 with motorcraft filter. Works just fine.

I aint putting nothing expensive in there until I get my leaky crank seal replaced.
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