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Charles P.

New to the 6.2l world- Have some Questions

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Awesome.

 

I think I may take a drive to Arlington and get all of this!

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25 minutes ago, Charles P. said:

Im assuming WIX oil filters are better than AMSOIL's own filter?

Just the opposite.  Wix is not the sole producer of the AMSOIL oil filter, they have many partners, Wix, Donaldson, Champion Labs.  They are not rebranded filters.

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Just the opposite.  Wix is not the sole producer of the AMSOIL oil filter, they have many partners, Wix, Donaldson, Champion Labs.  They are not rebranded filters.

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Just got off the phone with Amsoil, Champion Lab makes them for Amsoil, Wix was making them for many years. Amsoil does not have their own manufacturing facility rather manufactured by others and as of today it’s Champion Labs.

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All in all, they’re all pretty good filters. I use Wix because of the way it’s built with full synthetic screening for best filtration capturing as small as 20 microns which is identical to Amsoil. It’s totally up to you, I believe the Wix XP filter is approx $10 compared to the $15+ Amsoil Filter.

It’s totally up to you, good luck

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One thing I did forget to note is that My preference is the Wix due to the spring loaded versus the stamped steel, seems a bit cheesy cheap

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The stamped steel spring it tough to bend.....

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The stamped steel spring it tough to bend.....


I wouldn’t know, I was told they’re switching to it due to cost. I bet it’ll be much easier to bend when heated up to engine oil temp

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Its used in millions of filters and there are no reason to think its inferior or it would not be in use.   All it does is hold the components together inside the can.

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