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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-04-2011, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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Lifetime oil filter?

I was reading an article recently on the "lifetime oil filter" and was wondering if anybody has had any experience with it in the 6.0? It seems too good to be true, especially with how picky the 6.0 is with oil and filters.

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I thought the same
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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

Seems like the risks wouldn't really outweigh the benefits. If keeping my filters changed atleast every 5k keeps the engine happy, although costly, it would be more costly to find out the "lifetime filters" don't work and have a huge catostrophic failure. Nice idea, but too risky imo.


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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

when your entire injection system is driven by high pressure oil, oil needs to be clean and needs all of is properties to be in tip top shape. I wont recommend anything past 10k miles on and oil change with a bypass filter, 6.0's are entirely different than most other trucks
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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

probably about as great of an idea as the other aftermarket oil filters. You know the ones that come with caps that break the bypass valve and or blow appart due to the cheap plastic and pump oil everywhere. Not to mention leave you stranded.
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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

For the potential $$$ it may save you in the long run, or the potential $$$ a new engine costs in the short term. I would and will personnaly stick with the Factory Ford filters just for the peace of mind. Just my .02 cents worth.

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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

$20 for an oil filter every 5-7k miles is cheap insurance. If you want to go cheap on maintenance just park the truck.


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I was looking at these filters also but they do not say exactly down to what micron they filter to. So for that reason I passed on them. Although their remote setup would be great for filtering cooling water.

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Re: Lifetime oil filter?

I run nothing but the original ford filter in my truck..I change my oil quite frequently usually about every 3-5k. It gets expensive but so isn't the hpo system..

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I wish someone would fab up a kit to make a DUAL remote setup with the OEM filter. I know the vans with the 6.0 engine have the filter mounted next to the oil pan being fed via hardpipe down from the top of the engine.

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