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Offline Red01

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Oil Filters
« on: March 11, 2005, 09:18:30 PM »
CROSS REFERENCE OIL FILTER PART #'S:[/u][/i]

Suzuki 16510-06B01
STP SMO-18
HiFlo HF138
Amsoil SMF109
K&N KN-138
Wix 51359
NAPA Gold 1359 (same as WIX 51359)
Carquest 85359
Perf-Form J-509
Purolator ML6818/ML16818
Fram PH6018 (not a good filter)

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Red01SuziB12S
Board Monitor
(8/10/02 11:28 pm)
Which Oil Filter?

This is a good poll to go hand in hand with the recent oil poll...

Which oil filter brand do you use?

Results (total votes = 66):
OEM Suzuki  26 / 39.4%    
 
Perf-Form  7 / 10.6%    
 
K&N  7 / 10.6%    
 
Fram (I sure hope not!)  4 / 6.1%    
 
Other (specify)  22 / 33.3%    
 

Paul W

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cpyguy69
(8/11/02 4:43 am)
oil filter

 --- I'm currently trying out amsoils new motorcycle oil
filters with their full synth 15w40 diesel oil. If this
combo works out as I hope, oil changes every
4-5k miles or better should be achievable at a cost
of a bit over $20. Oil tests will verify where the
mileage cutoff is.
 
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Bandit 2112
(8/11/02 7:58 am)
Re: Which Oil Filter?

 I've read some bad things about Fram - enough so that I don't use them in my cage anymore.
Another filter I've seen people use on the Bandito is STP, but from what I can gather, it's a hit-or-miss quality risk.
 
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bandibull
(8/12/02 4:03 am)
Re: Which Oil Filter?

 STP or Purolator are fairly good filters. Avoid Fram at all
costs. Their major problem is that they use a cardboard
backing that could cause dirty oil to leak past the filter.
Two fairly new filters on the market that should be fairly
good are amsoil and k&n. The k&n is a bit expensive ($12)
but has nut on the end so you can tighten or loosen it
with a 17mm(I think) wrench. The amsoils around $7 and
should work well also. They both are multi-media filters;
containing paper, fiberglass and various synthetics for their
filter media.
Take a look at this this site for some more info:
http://www.minimopar.net/oilfilterstudy.html

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MIKE STH
(8/12/02 6:39 pm)
filter

I use the STP mo18, but have also heard that the manufacturing changed. I'll use up my last 4 before looking for anything other than Fram.
It's a shame too... I like how they put that nut on the end of the filter...
 
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devildog0
(8/13/02 3:01 pm)
Re: Which Oil Filter?

I voted other. I use Emgo oilfilters out of JC-Whitney or Dennis Kirk because they are over $10 cheaper than the stock OEM-Suzuki filters and if you buy them in bulk (my dad's Intruder 1500 uses the same oil filter) it's a hell of a lot cheaper. Haven't had any problems with them and neither has my dad. And they're cheap enough I'm not emptying out my pocket book to change them every oil change. I never not change it, it just dosen't feel right not to.
 
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Red01SuziB12S
Board Monitor
(9/4/02 2:47 pm)
Re: Which Oil Filter?

 I see a few votes for the Fram.  

Here's why the Fram is a poor choice:
www.twocreeks.net/toby/oil_filters.shtml
www.minimopar.net/oilfilterstudy.html
www.minimopar.net/oilfilter-fram1.txt

Paul W

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B12MHudson
Board Monitor
(9/5/02 7:32 pm)
Re: Which Oil Filter?

 Fram no good! 1157cc Suzuki engine no-like paper oil filter!
Treat your engine nice and go with a good filter... .02
Ride Safe.
Mike
 
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Red01SuziB12S
Board Monitor
Posts: 948
(9/9/02 4:17 pm)
Oil Filter P/N's

 Here's some oil filter p/n's for the B6/12 - and many other Suzukis - maybe one of you B2.5/4 folks can verify if these are for you, too...

If you have one I missed (and I thought I had more, but couldn't find where I stored the longer list), feel free to speak up.

Amsoil: SMF109
Fram: PH6018
K&N: KN-138
NAPA: Gold 1359
Perf*Form J-509
Purolator: ML6818
STP: SMO-18
Suzuki: 16510-06B01
Wix 51359

Paul W

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BobJ
(9/14/02 9:26 am)
Wix

 Wix 51359, $6.99, from my local auto parts store.
 
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Roaddog101
(3/4/03 8:15 pm)
Re: Wix

 I use the STP filter
 
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ericb6
(3/4/03 10:21 pm)
oil filters

 STP here, but Im open minded unless its a Fram.

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oldspice
(3/7/03 5:39 pm)
STP

 STP from Autozone. Oh, and just switched to standard Mobil One, 10-40.
So far so good. No clutch slippage that I've noticed.

-Josh
 
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MileHi Bandit
(3/11/03 3:39 pm)
NAPA 1359

 NAPA 1359... I believe that it's the same as the WIX...
 
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bobbybandit
(3/16/03 1:43 pm)
oil filter

 i use the suzuki oil filter , but would try another if i knew a realy good one, i use mobile one synth. 15-50 oil and havent noticed any clutch slippage. have any of you had any slippage using this oil? if so let me know ty. bobby
 
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Red01SuziB12S
(3/16/03 3:59 pm)
130.76.32.20
Re: oil filter

 IMHO - you'll be fine with any of the ones in my P/N list post above, with one exception, the Fram.

Paul W

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ericb6
(3/16/03 11:49 pm)
Re: oil filter

 How bout Mobil 1 filter, anybody have the p/n on it?
Just dumped Mobil 1 10w40 in today, no clutch slippage
for me yet.
 
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CVoris1
(4/8/03 11:55 am)
Re: oil filter

 I used the STP SMO-18 filter. It was one of two that I could find locally ($5.99 at AutoZone), and the other one was Fram.
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