Originally Posted by 2013F250Tank
Not looking for cheaper quality by any means. Stated that in the initial post. You twist the the filter on not " slap it in". Some gas motor oil filters, filter out smaller microns so it would actually be better an cheaper in price. I would just change it every 2500 miles instead of every oil change 5000 miles. the current one i found is $11 but instead of "saving money" like i said i would change more often leaving my motor cleaner then the "oem maintenance" program.
Putting in a smaller micron oil filter in the stock location IMO is not a good idea. If you used a smaller micron filter in a remote setup where a larger size filter cartridge could be used then yes go ahead, but going to a smaller micron filter in the stock location is just going to increase the amount of oil that bypasses the filter during cold starts, colder weather and as it collects oil contaminants faster. So you'd actually be making things worse for engine wear. You can't really compare filters used on gas engines to what is used on diesel engines as the contaminate loading for diesels is much higher. If you don't want to put in a remote oil filter setup then just add a bypass oil filter setup such as one made by Amsoil then your filtering out contaminants down to two microns and more oil is going thru the regular oil filter because there isn't a higher differential pressure that causes the bypass valve to open.
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