reusable oil filter cleaner


5 replies to this topic
  • crush6742

Posted September 29, 2009 - 01:38 PM

#1

What is the best cleaner to use on a reusable oil filter?

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 29, 2009 - 02:39 PM

#2

Acetone, mineral spirits, or kerosene and blow it out with an air compressor.

  • rjcook450

Posted September 29, 2009 - 03:36 PM

#3

I use contact cleaner on mine, then hot soapy water, and blow out with air.

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  • E30Racer

Posted September 30, 2009 - 05:50 AM

#4

A can of brake cleaner works well for me and is something that I always have around the garage. It provides a nice stream that can be directed from the inside out of the filter to wash any particulate out. Then as mentioned earlier, a nice gentle blow out with compressed air and the filter is clean, dry and ready to re-install.

Steven

  • 642MX

Posted September 30, 2009 - 01:27 PM

#5

I clean mine in the parts washer (mineral spirits), then blow it out with air and re-install.

  • Pukeballs

Posted October 01, 2009 - 10:13 PM

#6

I use carb/choke cleaner on my Scotts. Then blow it dry with compressed air and reinstall.





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