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      07-09-2013, 08:15 PM   #132
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Originally Posted by scottwww View Post
After reading "Motor Oil Articles by Dr. Ali E. Haas (AEHaas)", I decided to go with an oil that I wouldn't have considered before:

Mobil 1 0W-20 Advanced Fuel Economy Full Synthetic Motor Oil

While picking this up at the local Walmart at $25 for each 5-quart jug, I also picked up a Fram filter CH8081. This included an o-ring gasket, and a copper crush gasket for the drain plug.

EDIT: The Fram filter was wrong. So, I stopped by a parts store, and picked up what they had. It fit right, but cost a lot more than the Fram. I hadn't heard of Wix Filters. It took Wix 57327 with UPC 7 65809 57327 7.
I would trust a Wix filter waaaaaay more than the Orange Can of Death any day. Wix (or NAPA Gold, same thing) is a quality filter.

But what's your rationale behind going with a 20 weight oil?
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