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Posted 15 January 2004 - 10:12 AM
Posted 15 January 2004 - 10:31 AM
The filter screws on from below, so do your engine a favor and prime it - ie. fill it with fresh oil before you install it.
The oil debate is long and not ended yet. I have trusted Mobil 1 5W-50 for many years and many miles.
Posted 15 January 2004 - 05:49 PM
Posted 15 January 2004 - 06:06 PM
1. Start the engine and allow it to fully warm up.
1a. Turn engine off.
2. Drain the oil.
3. Remove the filter.
4. Allow it to drain a minute.
5. Fill the new filter with new oil. This takes several minutes as the oil has to soak through the element.
6. Smear some new oil on the filter gasket.
7. Wipe clean the oil filter gasket surface on the engine.
8. Install and tighten the filter.
9. Install the drain plug with a new crush washer. Using a torque wrench is best.
10. Wipe up any drips.
11. Fill the engine with the proper amount of new oil.
I prefer to use ramps but I don't think they are necessary.
Posted 15 January 2004 - 06:18 PM
1a. Turn engine off!
Yes, yes, I know that this is obvious, but who knows who out there just might take your list too literally?
Posted 15 January 2004 - 09:41 PM
Posted 16 January 2004 - 03:00 AM
obw has cleared that up anyway..
Posted 16 January 2004 - 02:15 PM
Posted 17 January 2004 - 06:04 PM
Filter tests have been done (filters cut open)
heres the link:
Fram filters basically use toilet paper as the filtration system
Where as WIX, Ac delco and puralator would use carboard
Hope this answers the question
Posted 18 January 2004 - 06:07 PM
Posted 29 June 2005 - 10:27 AM
thats why paper sludge came out of my oil pan
Fram have cardboard end caps, crap anti-drainback valves etc. Not something you want on your Sube under any circumstance IMO.
Posted 29 June 2005 - 02:17 PM
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