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Old 02-03-2010, 01:45 PM
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I was wondering, i have the chance to get some WIX filters for like $3 a piece (My boss has a whole box of them where he worked for Dana), should I? I just always use motorcrafr iol and filter. Is it worth it?
good quality filter and a great price what is there to think about?
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Old 02-03-2010, 03:45 PM
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(you feces reference fails)
no fecal reference was tried....just straight up dirty, chunky oil.
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:08 PM
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I was wondering, i have the chance to get some WIX filters for like $3 a piece (My boss has a whole box of them where he worked for Dana), should I? I just always use motorcrafr iol and filter. Is it worth it?
NASCAR uses wix filters, that should tell you something right there
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:10 PM
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NASCAR uses wix filters, that should tell you something right there
nascar also has a fan base of rednecks, that are overyjoyed watching cars make left turns for 500 miles lol
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:14 PM
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NASCAR uses wix filters, that should tell you something right there
NASCAR also uses toyota!! lol but no seriously, wix filters are great. cheap too.
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Old 02-03-2010, 05:03 PM
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I was wondering, i have the chance to get some WIX filters for like $3 a piece (My boss has a whole box of them where he worked for Dana), should I? I just always use motorcrafr iol and filter. Is it worth it?
I get them for 6 or 7 bux a filter so 3 sounds like a deal.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:57 PM
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im with yal on changeing my own. but takeing your truck to a lube shop can be good, they left an oil filter wrench (the chanel lock type) in there for me. other than that i will never go to a lube shop again. they striped my beloved oil plug of 4 years. how is it i can use the same one for that long and the "professionals" cant do it right once.
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did mine earlier. nearly ended up with a face full of dirty oil.
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Add another to the do it yourselfers. Done mine and the parents since I was like 10. Got the burn marks from changing oil in the bikes too...10 year old burns FTW.
I got burn marks and scars from changing oil for all the family cars and bikes also... it's a BISH!!!! lol
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:44 PM
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well when i got my 09 in august the dealer threw in a free oil Changes for the first 60,000 miles or 6 years. so till that is over i ant paying for oil or filter plus it gave me lower payments for some reason? but when thats over ill be doing it or sell the truck lol.
only bad thing is in my driveway its a 30 min max at the dealership its a all day thing and its a bit of a inconvence.
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:54 AM
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I got burn marks and scars from changing oil for all the family cars and bikes also... it's a BISH!!!! lol
When you're 13, you really don't think a Goldwing H4 valve cover gets hot....

Newsflash..THEY DO!!!
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:19 PM
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the 3.0 filter is a pain in the ASS!!!
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:41 AM
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i have found the easyest way to remove the filter on a 3.0 is with the channel lock type oil filter wrench(courtacy of oil can henrys) or a screwdriver suck throug it. i have big hands and its a tight fir but i can complete the task in 10 min or so.
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Old 02-08-2010, 04:29 AM
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Well i used to change my oil. But Sandman told me they were doing a oil change at his dealership for 20.00 using Motocraft oil and a Motocraft filter. So I may go take it to him and let him do it.
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Old 02-08-2010, 08:45 AM
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I change my own on a 3.0L (with mobile 1 full synthetic) and yeh its a little difficult to get to the oil filter but like mentioned earlier nothing like one of the new beetles. I also started changing my g/f's oil in her new 4runner since the warranty just expired. Its almost dreamy, the plug on the oil pan is fairly easy to get to and the filter is remote(from the factory, someone was thinking) and extremely easy to get to. Makes me want to install a remote oil filter on my truck just to make it easier to change.
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