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Re: Fram filters
Posted by Snowmobile [Email] (#686) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Snowmobile) on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:54:38

In Reply to: Re: Fram filters, cheaptech [Profile/Gallery] , Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:17:43
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I avoid Fram for a couple reasons - super hyped marketing and high prices for their better products (at least locally), combined with information I read in the past about design/quality issues (horror stories). They are marketed as a premium product here, but I'm not convinced that they are that great, though perhaps that is water under the bridge by now. I believe the better FRAM filters locally are at least as expensive as Mobil1!

I would get Purolator or Wix if it was easy locally. I should probably check to see if there are good options online within Canada, but it really does not make sense to ship in oil/filters from the other side of the border. I do use Mann filters in my c900 but they don't have the larger size ones locally that I use in the 9-5...

It would be cheaper if I bought them by the case, so maybe that is what I will need to do in the future. Even at $11-12 on sale was getting kind of steep for a mobil1 filter...
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