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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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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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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:33 PM   #2
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I use WIX.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:46 PM   #3
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Are they good?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:50 PM   #4
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Wix is the best.
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95 zj 5.2 np242 3.5'' IRO lift, IRO adjustable arms, KOR front trackbar, steering stabilizer and box brace, IRO rear adjustable trackbar, bilsteins, Hughes plenum plate, flow master 40, 31x10.5s on 15'' dc-2 rims
Mopar or no car!
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:31 PM   #5
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Does auto zone sell them?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:46 PM   #6
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Oreilley's does.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:55 PM   #7
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I have no O'riellys in my Maryland town!
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:58 PM   #8
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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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Unread 06-07-2013, 06:28 PM   #9
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I'm going with wix! Do they sell them at advance auto?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 07:59 PM   #10
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Every part store around where I live has them. So they should
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Unread 06-07-2013, 08:05 PM   #11
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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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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:36 PM   #12
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NAPA Gold is a Wix.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:46 PM   #13
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honestly, i use the fram (nicer one) and have 0 issues.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:06 PM   #14
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Have u compared the wix and fram side by side? The difference is scary.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:16 PM   #15
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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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