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Upcoming Wallymart Clearance #4918713
11/08/18 05:34 PM
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macarose Offline OP
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FRAM is apparently going to release a new filter that will replace the ToughGuard and ExtraGuard brands.

Your preference may vary. But if you like those filters, keep an eye out towards the end of this year. They will be on clearance.

Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918717
11/08/18 05:40 PM
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If thatā€™s the case it should also show up at Rock Auto. banana


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918737
11/08/18 06:10 PM
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Cool ! I will stock up ToughGuards for all my cars.

Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918756
11/08/18 06:41 PM
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More info?
What is coming out, where did you get the info?

I really don't need any more filters for my current vehicles.
I will be buying a new vehicle in 6 months or so, but not 100% sure what.


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918757
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Originally Posted by macarose
FRAM is apparently going to release a new filter that will replace the ToughGuard and ExtraGuard brands.
Great, they should call the new one the "NoHolesGuard" to make fun of the Purolator fiasco.

Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918769
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Originally Posted by macarose
FRAM is apparently going to release a new filter that will replace the ToughGuard and ExtraGuard brands.


Interesting to see what they do.

Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918774
11/08/18 07:11 PM
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Thanks for the lead. Itā€™s happening already at Rock Auto. TG3600: Wholesalerā€™s Clearance $2.38 US each. I ordered 4. laugh

They may get cheaper yet!


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918802
11/08/18 07:35 PM
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Uh-oh-RA has XG5 Ultras on closeout for $3.87 each! Must...resist... crazy


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: ZeeOSix] #4918833
11/08/18 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by ZeeOSix
Originally Posted by macarose
FRAM is apparently going to release a new filter that will replace the ToughGuard and ExtraGuard brands.


Interesting to see what they do.



I agree... Makes sense if you think about it in a way... The EG getting a silicone ADBV kind of made it sorta close to a TG. So... It makes sense to scrap both and combine into a single "lower" tier filter... But that lower tier filter will be one I'd bet could go 15k miles... And a very good filter even if it isn't the top of the line Ultra...


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918866
11/08/18 10:35 PM
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I hear they are bringing back the double guard........


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: jhellwig] #4918888
11/08/18 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by jhellwig
I hear they are bringing back the double guard........


I bought some on close-out on Rockauto for $0.87 each


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918956
11/09/18 06:19 AM
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Not really interested in getting the cheapest filter possible. If I did I am sure RA would have some unknown brands in their "economy section". The Motorcraft filter for my truck is $13, the economy one is $5.


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918977
11/09/18 07:01 AM
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All going to be made in China now?


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Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4918980
11/09/18 07:04 AM
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[email protected]$$ filters maybe as part of a solvent treatment regimen (brief use). Gotta have good construction at the very least.

The cut and posts here are good for that. Thanks to all who "give us a look inside".

Re: Upcoming Wallymart Clearance [Re: macarose] #4919065
11/09/18 09:22 AM
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I was surprised to get a Fram Air Filter for a 1998 Accord on RA for less than $4 on close out.

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