Low-end alternatives of Fram ?

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Tue May 20 11:18:26 EDT 2003

--- ed armstrong <edshred2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I've been following this "evil Fram" thread with
> interest.
> I recently went to Mann only filters after building
> my
> Audi 90q turbo but prior to this I used Fram
> filters(the PH2870A) for years and years on my non
> turbo Audi GT and 4000s (also Ford Escort) with no
> problems. I somewhat remember Fram filters being
> actually "recommended" for 4-cylinder VW
> applications
> in the 'ol VW Porsche magazine (later European Car)
> in
> the late 1980s. Maybe there has been a degradation
> in
> manufacturing quality ?
> Anyway, I think I've dodged a bullet with the usage
> of
> Fram filters over the years and probably will not
> use
> them again. But are there any other low-end
> alternatives to Fram that have better quality (for
> non
> turbo cars) ?

I personally have had good results with the Bosch filters.

Jim Green
'89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5

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