post #1 of Old 06-07-2013, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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oil filter.

I searched oil filters and the threads are all old. I want to know what would be the best for a 5.2.I think I heard that mopar filters are fram? I don't knitter if that's true. Thank you!


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post #2 of Old 06-07-2013, 04:33 PM
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I use WIX.

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Are they good?

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post #4 of Old 06-07-2013, 04:50 PM
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Wix is the best.

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Does auto zone sell them?

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Oreilley's does.

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I have no O'riellys in my Maryland town!

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I have cut and old 1090 mopar filter and it had metal end plates not paper like fram. If you want to take the time this link is good reading.
http://www.minimopar.net/oilfilters/reference.html
Wix are good filters.

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I'm going with wix! Do they sell them at advance auto?

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Every part store around where I live has them. So they should

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I'll go in tomorrow and ask them. They do have a special on oil at auto zone.

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NAPA Gold is a Wix.

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honestly, i use the fram (nicer one) and have 0 issues.

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Have u compared the wix and fram side by side? The difference is scary.

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I used to use the nicer Frams. I use k&n and mopar. But now its all wix for me.

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