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Is there a large oil filter to replace the lil bitty one that's stock?
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Why do you want a bigger filter? I hope you don't think because it is bigger it will filter better.
 

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roy365 said:
You using this? :hi:

Has anyone??????
No, but it's interesting. I know a few guys with some fairly built motors who swear by them. heck, NASCAR uses them, so they must be sent from the GODS , right? :lol:
 

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You could use a bypass system and filter down to a smaller micron, but even with what we got now the motor will outlast the body in most cases if properly taken care of. The only real benefit would be if you wanted to do really long extended drains on your oil. It's way overkill for 99% of owners. Would be like putting a Chasity belt on a Nun.

The OEM size filter for the Titan is fine. A bigger filter isn't going to filter any better but may dissipate heat faster.
 

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It is not the size that matter, It how the Titan use it:). Sorry but I could not help it. The filter is fine. Honda uses the same filter throughout their line of vehicle. I had Nissans and hondas that went well over 200K miles with no oil problems. I would be more concerned with making sure that you change your oil and filter every 5000 miles or so. Good luck.
 

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the 94 probe gt i have uses the same filter as the titan if i rember correctly and i just upgraded the filer on it to a 90-95 ZR-1 corvette filter. it fits just fine and it brought up the oil capacity to 5qt even. it did have a ticking sound to the valvetrain and when i put the ZR-1 filter on it seems like the oil flows through the larger filter better and it quieted down the ticking. now it only ticks when its really cold out side and it stops after 5 or so min.
 

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I want a larger filter because I want one. I've always used larger filters on everything I've been able to find. Probably 75 vehicles. If small filters are so great,why don't fleet vehicles use them? Or if they are so good,why not get one the size of a thimble? A large filter will filter more dirt then a small one. I read with interest all the pros and cons on the best oils and reading your used oil, why not get more filter while you're at it?
 

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I wasn't aware of those Amsoil parts, thanks for posting BB. I had talked with Brundy before about his method, which appears to be the way to go IMHO. That Amsoil setup really puts the filter in a place which is really susceptible to damage if you ask me.
 

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BrokeRecord said:
I want a larger filter because I want one. I've always used larger filters on everything I've been able to find. Probably 75 vehicles. If small filters are so great,why don't fleet vehicles use them? Or if they are so good,why not get one the size of a thimble? A large filter will filter more dirt then a small one. I read with interest all the pros and cons on the best oils and reading your used oil, why not get more filter while you're at it?
If large filters are so great, why didn't your truck come from the factory with one?

I think the engineers that designed & tested our trucks know more about them then any fleet manager.

Nothing personal, just stirring the pot.

Anyways, I think Mobil1 filters are bigger.
 

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BrokeRecord said:
I want a larger filter because I want one. I've always used larger filters on everything I've been able to find. Probably 75 vehicles. If small filters are so great,why don't fleet vehicles use them? Or if they are so good,why not get one the size of a thimble? A large filter will filter more dirt then a small one. I read with interest all the pros and cons on the best oils and reading your used oil, why not get more filter while you're at it?
If you want one because you want on that is fine. If you think it will filter better you need to do more research. A large filter will not necessarily filter more dirt, the housing may hold more dirt, but that is it. How long do you plan on going between oil changes? Many of our engines have filters that are less than a inch wide, and 2 inches tall and will filter way better than any car or truck filter. In the older days when engines produced lots of blow by and had crappy bearings the bigger filters where a must, but now there is no reason for it. If two filters have the same flow rate, and filter down to the same micron level than the size is irrelevant during a normal oil change interval.
 

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So.... you're saying size DOESN'T matter? :huh:
 

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That Amsoil setup really puts the filter in a place which is really susceptible to damage if you ask me.
You don't HAVE to mount it where they say. But you may need to have some additional hose fabbed up if you decide to go further away. The main thing is just gettig the components and deciding whats best for your application. For a strictly street application the AMSOIL is fine, offroading? Maybe not.
 

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So.... you're saying size DOESN'T matter? :huh:
Not in this case.:jester:
 

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I can see it now.... At a truck show... All the Dodges, Fords, Chebbies, Toyoyos.... they're all there.... hoods open..... shining in the sun.... then someone looks under our Nissan..... "Look at that itty bitty filter. :rofl: "

It's all over but the crying... :crying: Scarred fir life.... :ftard:
 
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