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AZgl1800 I will pay attention to the comment on K&N filters and will be switching to Honda. Do you actually reuse the Honda filter over and over with oil changes?

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If it's a low-mileage oil change just because it's "time", it's not necessary to change filter, too. Just leave it 'til next time. If changing oil due to miles, best to spin on a new filter, too.
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If it's a low-mileage oil change just because it's "time", it's not necessary to change filter, too. Just leave it 'til next time. If changing oil due to miles, best to spin on a new filter, too.
what he said.

My son's pickup is a diesel. He changes the oil filter about twice in between actual oil changes. But, his oil changes are extended compared to our motorcycles. He also uses only pure synthetics...

my car is now going on 18 months since the last oil change,
  • Mobil-1 0w20
  • Current miles 99,060
  • last change: 88,603 on 1/23/2018
so, about 11,000 miles on the oil.

last oil sample sent to Blackstone Labs with 16,000 miles on oil, said that "all is good, if I want to run 16,000 again, it will be fine". that particular oil run was on Valvoline 0w20 pure synthetic.
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AZgl1800 I will pay attention to the comment on K&N filters and will be switching to Honda. Do you actually reuse the Honda filter over and over with oil changes?
I believe there is some confusion here, AZ is talking about K&N air filters, not oil filters. I totally agree with him on the air filter.

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I believe there is some confusion here, AZ is talking about K&N air filters, not oil filters. I totally agree with him on the air filter.
I went back and edited my post, to make it ultra clear, that K&N air filters are junk IMO, and at the very least, they have the worst record in the industry for Filtration Efficiency.


and here is a review from a Mechanical Engineer, he puts K&N dead last, and with Flow Rate is just barely a slight bit better than the OEM air filters.

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/air-filtration-test/

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