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Hrs on a new oil filter?

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How many hrs do you guys put on a filter?Im going to do 5hrs on T6 oil but have no ide what the recommended period is for the filter.BTW 06 450f with OE filter.

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I've always changed mine every other oil change so about 6.5-7 hours...you should be good.

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I change my oil every 3 hours and I change the oil filter every 3rd oil change, so about every 9 hours. This has always worked for me.

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I change my filter every oil change, for $3 why not ? I change them out every 6.5 - 7 hours of MX ride time.

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Same here. I always throw a fresh filter in, plus you get that little bit of old oil out also

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Where r u getting filters for 3$?They are 12 here.

Rocky Mountain has Neutron filters on sale right now for $3.50, that's usually when I stock up.

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i get kn filters for 3-3.5 a filter if i buy a case. so i usually grab a case for the quad and the bike

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i get kn filters for 3-3.5 a filter if i buy a case. so i usually grab a case for the quad and the bike

Where do you buy from ? That's a pretty good deal...

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i have a little unfair advantage, i work at NAPA lol.

but if you have a local store they should be able to pass that discount on to you. depending on the customer/quantity i make .75-1.00 a filter resale

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How many hrs do you guys put on a filter?Im going to do 5hrs on T6 oil

You're asking for trouble unless you think it's OK to run a 5w-30 for two hours. But as far as filters go, you should either change it or clean it every time. Obviously, you can't clean the OEM type fiber mat ("paper") filters, but you can clean a Scotts stainless. I use a Scotts, and I freshen it up with every oil change. I also haven't bought an oil filter in over 4 years.

If you're going to insist on using Rotella, you should change it out in 2-3 hours, max. At that interval, an OEM filter should be good for two oil changes.

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Where do you buy from ? That's a pretty good deal...

I get the Parts Unlimited ones and I pay about $3.00 a filter. I change mine every 3 hours along with the oil. Thats on any MX bike I've owned.

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i have a little unfair advantage, i work at NAPA lol.

but if you have a local store they should be able to pass that discount on to you. depending on the customer/quantity i make .75-1.00 a filter resale

Do you have a part number for these filters at NAPA?Thanx

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Do you have a part number for these filters at NAPA?Thanx

just tell them the kn number, KN141. they probably will have to special order them in either from balkamp or keystone.

just make sure to not use the napa powersport filter. ive had the glue that holds the gasket on melt in those and start coming out, luckily it got stuck in the relief valve and didnt cause any damage but that could prove costly if it plugged a oil galley or something. i had two filters do this on my 450R and that was enough for me

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Tried NAPA,they couldnt find that number in any of their references,computer ect.Guess Ill find em online.

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If I was gong to use a stainlees steel mesh type reuseable oil filter I would invest in a Ultasonic cleaner for the filter you be suprize what gets trapped in them.

I know first hand we use them on aircraft to make sure our filters stay clean plus if you stick your hand in the cleaner you can see all the drit come off of them also.

Oh ya I change my paper filter every oil change and clean the screen out every other oil change.

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