Paper filter change interval?

View Poll Results: How many miles do you go between new filters?

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  • Every 10k miles or less

    0 0%
  • Every 15k miles

    2 33.33%
  • Every 20k miles

    0 0%
  • Every 25k miles

    0 0%
  • Every 30k miles

    1 16.67%
  • Air filter? You have to change that?

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    3 50.00%
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This is a discussion on Paper filter change interval? within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I'm just curious how many miles people change their paper filter at if they're using a regular filter (NOT oiled!!!!!). ...

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    Registered User teflon_jones's Avatar
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    Paper filter change interval?

    I'm just curious how many miles people change their paper filter at if they're using a regular filter (NOT oiled!!!!!). I check mine about every 5k miles and change it every 10-15k. Yes, I know that's not really necessary but for a $10 part that is critical to engine performance, I'll spend a few extra bucks! And do you use the stock filter or STP or what brand? I use the STP.

    For the poll, pick the mileage that's closest to your change interval.
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    Strictly by the book except when there are fires around. At least twice in the past two years ashes have been visible absolutely everywhere -- covering the car, the house, the yard etc. At that point I just wait until there's an opportunity and change the air filter anyway.
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    Every other oil change, I look at my filter and try to determine whether or not it needs to be changed. It usually lasts 12-15k miles
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