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Old 01-13-2014, 05:31 PM
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Default Just Confirmed - Mobile 1 & Fram Filters the SAME

I sent a message through the Mobile 1 website asking about what part numbers they make that will fit the new Hemi 22mmx1.5 thread and the same gasket size.
I get an email back saying to call the "Oil Filter Hotline". So I give it a call. I tell the guy on the phone what size and stuff I am looking for. Well, he says he recommends the XG2. OK, that is a Fram filter, the "Xtended Guard" version. He did say this filter has fully synthetic media and can last up to 15K miles (with the right kind of oil). So basically he says its the same as the Mobile 1 filter. Cost about $2 less.
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I work at Autozone and I'll confirm this as well. Not only has the information been passed down from up top to us, but we have a display with peeled open filters showing everything.
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I just thought it was funny that someone from Mobile 1 tech support tells me to call someone who tells me to buy a Fram.
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I've used the Xtended Guard filters from Fram for many years on everything from lawn mowers, cars, trucks, and ATV's. They are a great filter. Can't say that about some of their other cheaper filters though.
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Fram has always had garbage filters. Cardboard ends and drainback valves, paper construction, etc.

This is surprising that they actually have a decent filter, but I will still never run Fram on anything I own.
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I work at Autozone and I'll confirm this as well. Not only has the information been passed down from up top to us, but we have a display with peeled open filters showing everything.
Hmmm, looks like I need a new display in my store!

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definitely! they're perfect for truly knowing how the product functions. it shows a very distinct difference between a STP all the way up to a K&N
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