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    Trasko

    I have purchased two filters from them. Not recently though.
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    Trasko results

    Yes, I like the trasko for the convienence, screw it on and just change the element. It is NOT a "toilet paper roll" replacement, the filter element is just too small to do the same job a TP roll does. It does appear to do a significantly better job that the high end FF filters, especially...
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    Trasko results

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Schultz: <strong> How much was your UOA. Next month I should be coming up on 15k with my trasko and M1 oil. I plan to get a particle count done too. </strong><hr /></blockquote>The total from Blackstone with a TBN, particle count and Dyson analysis...
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    Trasko UOA

    I posted it here because it is a bypass filter and I promised I would post the results here. I guess someone is getting picky baout these things.
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    Trasko results

    This is my first oil change since I've owned the car. This was a fleet (rental) which I purchased at 19.3k miles. AFAIK there was no engine overhaul. The checks say it was never reported in an accident, accident etc. I bought it, drove it 250 miles home, took it to my shop and had the oil...
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    heater core construction

    Are heater cores soldered with lead? Would water circulated through an automobile heater core (for warming an RV) be safe to use as potable water?
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    Trasko results

    As promised, here are the results of the oil analysis on my 2004 Chevy Venture, 3.0 L V6, 30,500 miles. Using a trasko filter Mobile 1 5/W30 Approximately 11k miles +/- 100 on the oil TBN=2.2 Particle count: ISO code 14/10 >2mu 252 >5mu 93 >10mu 25 >15mu 10 >25mu 2 Zero for all larger sizes...
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    Trasko results

    As promised, here are the results of the oil analysis on my 2004 Chevy Venture, 3.0 L V6, 30,500 miles. Using a trasko filter Mobile 1 5/W30 Approximately 11k miles +/- 100 on the oil TBN=2.2 Particle count: ISO code 14/10 >2mu 252 >5mu 93 >10mu 25 >15mu 10 >25mu 2 Zero for all larger sizes...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by TurboJim: <strong> <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by John W. Colby: <strong> The computer doesn't know anything about anything except your driving style. The expectation is that if you are using the recommended oil and filter they will...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Gary Allan: <strong> Well, J. W. you make the assumption that the only customer that a quicklube sees is a numb dumb consumer that doesn't have the brains to blow their nose in terms of sensing "unright" even if their brains were made of TNT...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by TurboJim: <strong> <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by John W. Colby: <strong>The dashboard of my Chevy Venture told me it was OK to go 11,000 miles before changing my oil. The owners manual told me to look at the dashboard computer to...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr /> Can you also show me <b>anywhere</b> in any automotive OEM manual where extending drain intervals is approved by the OEM? With or without oil analysis. Ford? GM? Chrysler? VW? Honda? Toyota? Mercedes? Any brand of car you want. Can you show us where an automotive OEM...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Gary Allan: <strong> Well, I would think things like start up rattle and what not would be appropriate complaints from a customer <img border="0" alt="[I dont know]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/dunno.gif" /> </strong><hr /></blockquote>Gary...
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    Super-Tech ST2870A - Non E-Core

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by LT4 Vette: <strong> Lubeowner, Have you had any customers complain about Champ Labs oil filters when you used them ?? </strong><hr /></blockquote>LOL. I had my oil changed for 20 years by lube shops who used the cheapest filters, of that I am sure...
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    Metal shavings on new Napa Gold filter

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Big O Dave: <strong> Mr. Colby and Mr. Allan... <img border="0" alt="[Cheers!]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/cheers.gif" /> </strong><hr /></blockquote><img border="0" alt="[Coffee]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/biggthumbcoffe.gif" />...
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    Metal shavings on new Napa Gold filter

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Big O Dave: <strong> <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Ramblin Fever: <strong> ...the darn oil dipstick broke off inside the tube, about 6" worth. </strong><hr /></blockquote>Personally, I see it as a good reason not to use a dipstick...
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    Collapsed filter media revisited

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by ZR2RANDO: <strong> TimH- 100% there buddy… Gary- guess that pretty much settles the Fram quality issues. Sorry, I didn’t consider it getting dragged off on a sub-topic..I thought we were actually discussing crap( Fram ) filters. Wanna talk about...
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    Collapsed filter media revisited

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Winston: <strong> <blockquote>quote:<hr /> Well, I'll agree that Frams are crapy filters ...and leave it at that. <hr /></blockquote>Wow, that came out of the blue. </strong><hr /></blockquote><img border="0" alt="[LOL!]" title=""...
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    Collapsed filter media revisited

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Gary Allan: <strong> GM will not void your warranty for using a Fram ..or a Warner ..or any other filter. Why? They don't care? ...<b>or it doesn't matter that much</b>? (the point being made on the "suggestive" reason for this) </strong> <hr...
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    Collapsed filter media revisited

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by pscholte: <strong> Jackson, MS--While covering the annual Convention of Auto Oil Filter Manufacturers, over 20 radio and TV announcers fainted from the extreme heat and humidity plaguing the deep south. Medical officials said it was the worst case of...
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