AMSOIL oil filters


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  • storm 800

Posted April 14, 2006 - 07:51 PM

#1

I just got a new oil filter for my WR400 from AMS-OIL same size as stock for 7.95 They look a bit different but same size. Has anyone try ed one yet? They are about half the price as the stock ones an look about the same.

  • clark4131

Posted April 14, 2006 - 07:58 PM

#2

What's the Amsoil p/n on that, is it SMF113? I've got an account with them, but I didn't realize they sold filters...SC

  • simon@vic

Posted April 15, 2006 - 12:22 AM

#3

why not use the stock Yamaha SS one? they are reuasable.................

i have a SS wr426 filter to replace the paper wr450 filter in my bike.

  • storm 800

Posted April 15, 2006 - 02:15 AM

#4

Yes it is SMF113 They just added it also they added the air filter. I don't like the idea of reusing the filter. Even the one from AMS-OIL is metal an looks to be the same if not better than stock. It seems to have a metal baffle in it.

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  • simon@vic

Posted April 15, 2006 - 07:28 AM

#5

why wont you resuse them?>

  • dl19

Posted April 15, 2006 - 02:57 PM

#6

I know a lot of peopl use SS re-useable filters with no problem. I just have a hard time using them when they allow particle flow at or more then 5 times the better paper filters. Yes in the long run the SS will be cheaper, but I just want the best filter possible. I have used a few stock, and I am currently using the K&N. As long as the filter fits correctly, and has a tight fit from font to back it should be fine. Any slop might allow oil around the ends and then it completely skips being filtered.

  • simon@vic

Posted April 15, 2006 - 06:16 PM

#7

the filter doesn't "clean" the oil. changing it does!!!

use a SS filter and save your $$$$ for more frequent oil changes.
i believe that will do more good then what a paper filter will stop.

  • storm 800

Posted April 17, 2006 - 02:27 AM

#8

I haven't used a paper filter yet! For my WR All I ever seen is the stock metal ones. I guess a good filter keeps the particulate mater down.

  • storm 800

Posted April 17, 2006 - 10:11 AM

#9

Just try ed the filter on my 400 an it don't fit. I called AMS-OIL tech an let them know about it seems there filter is about 30 Thousands too wide. but they are going to change that.




 
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