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Special Filter???

I let Ford do my first oil change, and I am about to do my own. Is it vital that I use a motorcraft oil filter? I also plan on using rotella. It is just an oil change, but is there anything I should pay special attention to? Thanks


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I let Ford do my first oil change, and I am about to do my own. Is it vital that I use a motorcraft oil filter? I also plan on using rotella. It is just an oil change, but is there anything I should pay special attention to? Thanks
Is it vital, no. But I'm a big believer in using OEM quality filters. I personally use Motorcraft or Wix (Napa Gold is same thing). There are a few other good brands out there too. I'm no fan of anything labeled "Fram". The rotella is good oil, can't go wrong there. Oil change on a 6.0 is the easiest thing in the world, nothing special to worry about.

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Take your time and you'll be fine. I did my first change on the truck a couple weeks ago and all went well. I'd spring for the Motorcraft filter if I were you and Shell Rotella will be fine.

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I agree. And you can go to Fleet Filter on the web to get good deals on all of your filters.

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I buy motorcraft oil filters at walmart for $9.97.
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awesome. Thanks guys


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I buy motorcraft oil filters at walmart for $9.97.
I get mine there too but you have a 7.3, the 6.0 filter is almost $20 at wal-mart for this guy lol.
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