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Hey guys, i just bought a lude and i want to keep it in the best shape as possible. I wanna know what type of oil and oil filters would be best

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Old 05-14-2008, 08:55 PM
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I use nothing but frame filters unless its a after market intake that is then K&N. Frame also has the rubber grip to help take it off i never need a oil filter wrench .
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Fram. Love the grip and its a good name brand
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for anyone who actually researches oil contents. I would recommend going with an oil that contains zinc.

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i heard bad things about fram....but i use valvoline 10w-40 high mileage with the mobil 1oil filter...
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i also heard bad things about fram but i always use them and never had a prob...i bought a bosch one for my next oil change though
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I use Mobil 1 5000 with a Mobil 1 filter. But hey what do I know I've only had that setup for about 2 weeks. And if I could ask, what oil rating should I be using. I was told alot of different things.
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I use castrol GTX 6 bottles with fram oil filter only cost me $15 at auto zone
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choose your oil wisely. I'm really excited to be tearing down my engine in december to analyze the engine bearings wear patterns between typical shelf oil like Mobil1 and the Torco oil that I am soon to be adding to the motor.
I still have the old bearings from my old motor which only received 5x30 Mobil1 extended performance and honda filters. A few of them were beaten and worn from cold starts.
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I use ULX 110 oil and Honda OEM filter
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