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  1. Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Quote Originally Posted by dvldoc View Post
    Good oil with a bad filter defeats the purpose. Try to get a Baldwin BT223 or some other filter to replace that VIC.
    sa tagal tagal na ng corolla 2E nagamit ng vic wala naman masamang nangyayare. it's the engine durability and the driver

  2. Join Date
    May 2009
    ^dumako ka sa remote bypass filtration thread brader. andun ang sagot.

  3. Join Date
    Dec 2009
    it also took a long time for smokers to get lung cancer... and drinkers to lose their liver...

    if you're using something not so good, why continue? "culture"

  4. Join Date
    May 2009
    ^di pako nagquits sa smoke....hehehe. di sya culture. addiction. hehe

  5. Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Quote Originally Posted by yapoy86 View Post
    are VIC filters that bad for regular use?? every 5000kms oil and filter change?? vehicles are used daily drive for 40kms
    Well if you want about 4 times less filtering capability then it's a filter you want to use. There efficiency is terrible. They are on the very low scale barely 95% efficient at 40 microns when most good filters do that at 25 microns. So basically they miss a lot of particles and allow them to circulate through your oil.

    Switch to a good filter and double your oils life.

  6. Join Date
    Jan 2008
    well then the problem is the supply... almost all auto shops carry VIC filters... other gas service station like shell now use PUROLATOR (is this good?) i just don't know if these are original parts... another worry is fake parts...

  7. Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Quote Originally Posted by alwayz_yummy View Post
    ayon sa manual:

    ung 5w-30 temp range ay below -30 deg.C to 15 deg.C.

    while 10w-30, 10w-40, 10w-50, 15w-40, 15w-50 temp.range is from -20 to above 40 deg.C...

    ung 20w-40 and 20w-50 temp range is from -10 to above 40 deg.C

    naguguluhan ako kung anong viscosity kukunin ko...diba magiging mainit na ngayong summer?

    eto pa ung API grade SG, SH SJ, ILSAC grade GF-I, GF-II ACEA96-A2... alin dapat kunin ko?

    dito sa pinas with our tropical weather condition and traffic condition, i think 15W-40 or 10W-40 is more appropriate. ung 5W or SAE 30 sa mga countries that have winter.

  8. Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Toyota's OEM synthetic is 5W40. It's thinner when cold so it circulates agad.

  9. Join Date
    Dec 2009
    minimum ideal temp for normal flow for oils is about 27 degrees Celsius... the problem begins when engine is hot and ambient temperature is also hot.. like here in the Philippines...

    for gasoline engines, there's little time to wait for engine temp to rise because its SPARK combustion
    In diesels it will take time to heat up engine due to compression combustion(especially old school diesels)

  10. Join Date
    Feb 2010
    nag pa change oil ako and used hks 10w-38 fully far tahimik at maganda response...kaso vic yung filter ko....
    galing pala ako sa castrol gtx na nilagay nung shop na nagpaingay at nagpabigat sa takbo ng auto ko, anyway, happy na ngayon, sana tuloy tuloy

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