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Fram's website has two fuel filters that will supposedly fit.
Which one will fit the best?

G6827 - 3.34" Outside diameter; 4.38" Long; 5/16" Tube connector

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G7367 - 2.56" Outside diameter; 4.72" Long; 9.5mm Tube connector
 

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This is just my personal opinion but I would not use a Fram filter even if it was given to me free.
 

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It's so fashionable to badmouth Fram. My Forester is doing fine after almost 170k miles with Fram, Walmart, and occasional other house brands.
 

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This is just my personal opinion but I would not use a Fram filter even if it was given to me free.
+1, I have personal experience with Fram not building a filter (oil) to spec. Weak valve in oil filter for a maxima that allowed oil to drain completely if the engine sat long enough. Ever hear the sound of a motor starting with no oil in it? I've stuck to OEM from then on for filters, not worth the risk.
 

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+1 I wouldn't touch any fram product if someone paid me. Their quality control is -severely- lacking on their own branded products. They're the only brand I absolutely will not consider putting on my car.

I like purolator filters usually (except the latest revision of their air filters). Pepboys carries them and they're generally well priced.

I generally don't buy oem filters (aside from the AT filter) as the local parts department is pretty terrible.
 

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Replacing my old filter, I found it to be a carquest part. :icon_frown:.
Replaced with Subaru filter...:biggrin:
 

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Ive heard of people checking their fuel filter for water or dirt....
How do u do this other than cut or smash it open?
 
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