Oil filters for 07-09 and 10-12 YZ 450

4 replies to this topic
  • slygary

Posted May 27, 2012 - 01:20 AM


Are the oil filters in the 07-09 and 10-12 YZ 450 the same ? Because i have a few oil filters left from my 09 YZ that i would like to use in my new 2012 YZ.

  • danZ73

Posted May 27, 2012 - 05:18 AM


Yes, they are the same. I had an 07 and now have a 11 that takes the same filter.

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  • grayracer513

Posted May 27, 2012 - 07:53 AM


Same. They do go into the engine the opposite way around (open end IN).

  • geshields

Posted May 27, 2012 - 07:30 PM


I use the HiFlo filters and they are not the same.The 09-12 use the HF140 and the 03-08 use the HF141. I did a side by side comparison and one of them seems to have more pleats that the other. Can't remember which one had more though..dimensionally, they are identical though.

  • slygary

Posted May 28, 2012 - 12:59 AM


Thanks for your help guys. I did the oil change today with the left over oil filters that i have K&N-141 for YZ450 07-09 and i did a side by side comparison they are the same size and the K&N does have more pleats than the OE yamaha filter. The K&N part # for the YZ450 10-12 is K&N-140.Posted Image

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