Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!
|Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.
We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!
Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!
Synthetic Motor Oil & Extended Drain Intervals
Posted 03 September 2001 - 10:42 AM
Re the Truck bypass filter likethe one I posted, I have seen only one on a Semi-Trailer out here and it took 12 toilet rolls.
While we are the oil & associated subjects have you or anybody else heard of or used Morey's Oil Addative and Upper cylinder Lubricant. If so how did you find product as far as doing the job etc.
Posted 03 September 2001 - 11:07 AM
Looks to me like they stick an adapter on the spot where the oil filter usually goes so that you can install/maintain the bypass filter and the standard oil filter in the same physical space.
I'm looking forward to seeing pics of whatever Trask does, as he mentioned an issue with mounting bracket placement.
Looking at this thing, I'm sure that it would probably void the warranty on the car... or at least convince any dealer that the engine had been 'modified.' But I don't have a warranty any more so I donna care
Anybody out here have experience with Redline??? Their recommended drain interval is longer than Amsoil's but I don't see where they sell any special filters.
Trask - do you use just the bypass filter canister or that *and* one of the standard Amsoil filters with that setup?
Posted 03 September 2001 - 11:42 AM
I checked out that URL and from the pic's over there, it would appear to me that the Amsoil and the Frantz Filter work in exactly the same way, the only difference's would be in the cost and the 1/10 micron removal. I have no re-collection of the Frantz micron removal.
Goddamn Russ! I posted this thread and then sent me ol' mate GOOGLE out to look for Frantz Oil filters and he came back with this URL: http://www.wefilterit.com/frantz.htm and low and behold they claim 1/10 micron removal too.
Amsoil Bypass $ ??????
Frantz Bypass Prices:
Single Unit $165
Six or More Units $135
8 Foot Hose Incl.
*** moderator edit: fixed URL ***
Posted 03 September 2001 - 11:49 AM
Posted 03 September 2001 - 02:36 PM
What I find interesting is that the Frantz setup is local (to me, at least). I could drive down to their building in 1/2 an hour. It might be worth a post to the guys on the '80s side of the board to see if anyone has familiarity with it-- there are a ton of Subies out here and the Hatch Patrol is here in Oregon. If anyone would have some insight on it they would.
Posted 05 September 2001 - 09:08 PM
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users