Poor filter.1 low mx6 said:why is fram bad? i have always heard they were good. good thing i use the pure one i guess
mazda farms them out to one of the name brand oil filter manufacturers anyways.lordy611 said:Anyone know who makes the Mazda filter? Curious why everyone here says they're so good.
The go Mobil one. And you can even use the Vette filter as mentioned above. I know plenty of people that say it's the way to go. I've never tried it.NY_Mazda_MX-6 said:are the Mazda oilfilters and Ford oilfilters the same ones or are they different? if they are different are the Fords any good? Its a little harder to find a mazda service shop than a Ford shop IMO.
Thats what I run :tup: its a ZR1 Moble 1 filter.schwinn said:Another common alternative is to use the Corvette ZR1 filter, which is larger and provide more filter area... good for those longer-term oil changes when you use synthetic oil.
As for brands, I have used Bosch and Mobil1 filters when I am feeling rich.
For those interested, the Bosch ZR1 filter that fits the MX6 is #3401, Mobil1 ZR1 filter = M1-207.
ummm...every oil filter has an ANTI drain back valve.chulotuyo1 said:OEM mazda filters come with an anti drain back check valve eliminates dry starts, prevents oil from draining back into your crankcase during engine shutdown.
The only aftermarket 2.5 v6 filter with this valce that I know of is K&N part #hp-1010