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Offline BadgerApaches

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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #50 on: January 10, 2019, 10:19:02 pm »
I avoid Fram at all costs. This guy's exam tear down kinda confirms that....

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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #51 on: January 13, 2019, 12:29:10 am »
Would you or anyone else have dimensions for the filter guard? I'd like it on my itty bitty six fiddy Versys. I does use the same filters as a C-14. The exhaust may interfere with fitment.

I put a speaker magnet on top of my filter (to attract metal particles) and Murph's filter guard fits over everything easily.
Dimensions are 4" long 2 3/4" OD..
  (if needed) It would be EZ to cut it shorter with a little patience and a hacksaw.

Polishes up nicely if you want to make it pretty for your itty bitty six fiddy Versys..

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Maybe I don't get it right but , what will magnet do that the filter isn't? The filter should grab any particles that go into it so I don't see the good in a magnet mounted on the filter. Or am I missing something?  Really curious.

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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #52 on: January 13, 2019, 03:06:52 pm »
OEM if still under warranty.
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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #53 on: January 13, 2019, 05:33:34 pm »
A magnet is primarily just another method to catch the steel particles.
Plus, it can catch smaller particles than the filter will.

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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #54 on: January 13, 2019, 11:40:23 pm »
A magnet is primarily just another method to catch the steel particles.
Plus, it can catch smaller particles than the filter will.

Ride safe, Ted

Thanks for the explanation  :great: :beerchug:

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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #55 on: January 15, 2019, 06:52:42 pm »
My 2 cents on Oil Filters. I came across this video (Motorcycle MD) that discusses & compares different filters, like Honda, K&N, HiFlo and a bunch of others.  I like the way he breaks them open and compares the quality of the filtering mechanism, the filter fabric/paper, density, spring strength, etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZicO-ZmPGcw
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Re: best oil filter?
« Reply #56 on: January 23, 2019, 01:59:17 am »
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An added benefit to murphs filter protector is mine is so tight I use it tighten the filter down, before snuggling up the supplied hose clamp retainer. (Hint, reach in from the front opening to get a better grip)