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Old 07-15-2009, 02:36 PM   #1
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Default K&N oil filters. Any good?

Anyone have any experience of these? Good or bad?
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Old 07-15-2009, 02:39 PM   #2
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I'm running them. Only because they were free with my oil. are they good? beats me. But I'd never pay the $10 price tag otherwise.
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I had good experiences with them on a Triumph Daytona...this may not be true of a Miata filter though.
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I did notice they seemed to be small and don't fit my oil filter wrench.
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I liked that they were black, and easy to remove.

One thing I HATED now that I think about it:

The last one I removed before switching to Pureoillaters left the stinking gasket on the oil pan of the bike. Since bike was on side stand and not jack stands like I car I couldn't see the ****, and fought the new filter on.

If I had started and driven like this it would have SUCKED. That is a very quick way to lose some oil.
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They claim lower restriction but do they filter as well? Any real data on filtering performance?
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The motorcycle community swore by them, and I'm sure I had seen some filtering data in a thread somewhere, can't remember if it was sport-touring.net or sportbikes.net.
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