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    Good lubrication and still Hemi's are failing.

    The lifter issue is one of the reasons I got the Maxcare warranty. Sucks that FCA would rather play the odds than fix the issue.
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    Mopar 899 or other?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Nyogtha</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If base-end bypass is important to you, the MO-899 is a good choice IME. The SRT filter is I think what's spec'd for the 6.X hemi engines though. </div></div> <div...
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    Mopar 899 or other?

    I've been using the OEM filter on my 08 Grand Cherokee SRT8 (6.1 Hemi) since I got it in 2012, but I occasionally grab a MC 820S, as they are sometimes cheaper. I haven't been on BITOG in a while, and read that the 820S is now a junk filter, so I'll quit using it altogether. My OCI is ~5k...
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    My Jeep recommends 3,000 mile oi change intervals?

    FWIW, I have an 08 Grand Cherokee SRT8 that also flashes "change oil" every 3k miles. IMO, it's a tool to make money for dealers. I drive it like I stole it and change it at 5k miles (M1 0w-40, Mopar 899 or Ford 820S filter). Blackstone analyses show the oil is still good for more miles if I...
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    Where to buy Motorcraft filters?

    Just bought a FL 820s for my Jeep (yes, that is correct) at Walmart for $4. If there is another WM near you, see if they still have them as they don't all carry the same stuff. If not, Wix & MC are under $6 at O'Reilly Auto here in Dallas.
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    Which shocks to get?

    I'd go with the Tokico's. They were my preference on my 1990 Mustang 5.0. Aftermarket Bilsteins have a great reputation for a reason, but OEM Bilsteins leave a lot to be desired.