please help me with my 2008 yzf 450 question thanks guys


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  • revo15

Posted October 19, 2007 - 06:25 PM

#1

i have a 2008 yzf 450 i changed the oil for the first time and i put a stailess oil fiter in. theres my question does the open end go towards the cover of the oil filter? i am 99 pecent shure thats how it goes but just like to make sure. also what kind of oil and weigt do you guys run in the 450 .

  • NorCal

Posted October 19, 2007 - 06:29 PM

#2

i have a 2008 yzf 450 i changed the oil for the first time and i put a stailess oil fiter in. theres my question does the open end go towards the cover of the oil filter? i am 99 pecent shure thats how it goes but just like to make sure. also what kind of oil and weigt do you guys run in the 450 .


There is only one way the oil filter fits in. I'm pretty sure the open end is out.

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  • grayracer513

Posted October 19, 2007 - 07:54 PM

#3

Actually, if using a Ready filter (a low cost copycat of a Scotts) with a Ready Racing cover, you can put it in backwards because they left out the stub that prevents people from doing that. The open end should be out, toward the cover.

I use Amsoil MCF 10w-40. Oil weights and requirements are listed in section 2 and 3 of the manual.

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  • yamaha racing 230

Posted October 20, 2007 - 08:55 AM

#4

i also use amsoil good stuff but might go to rotella 5 W 40





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