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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-08-2018, 07:11 AM Thread Starter
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Default Your Stainless Steel Micronic Oil Filter VS Wix filter comparison?

Any experience comparing this https://lloydz.com/products/engine-a...c-oil-filters/ to a paper filter?

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I would really like to see some actual testing of this thing. I have seen variations over the years at car and motorcycle shows but until there is real testing showing that this thing will actually filter out impurities better than a standard filter with synthetic media i will wait.

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I agree Bigmike17....And that big $139 price tag is a bit much also. That stuff is mass produced on CNC equipment at a fraction of the final cost. Probably in China.

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I don't like the washable filters. I'm not convinced they separate the small particles well enough and they take 15 or more oil changes before they are paid for vs using a good Wix filter.
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Makes me wonder how vehicles ever ran 100,000+ miles without any problems before these miracle filters ever appeared. They do magically make your money disappear. I think people that buy those are the same people that ride 1000 miles a year then sell a 2010 with 8000 miles on it and $20,000 in crap added to it for $7000.

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Wix is what $7 bucks. Its thin meal with paper in side. The fancy one is way more money. You have to buy what carb cleaner to clean it. From the looks of it might hold in more heat. Its going to take you what half hour to clean the screen and then dry it good. Now when you clean it where are you going to do it. If You over use the carb cleaner and get a lot of it in your used oil whos going to take the oil. Just by looks I think the paper will trap more junk

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My best take away so far was the 2007 HD rider that noticed a bunch of crap while cleaning. Noticed more plastic crap on next cleaning. This got him into the motor to find the chain shoes disintegrating and about to plug oil pump and blow motor. Not a problem here, but oil is living hard here and its a shared sump. Ill most likely double the oil filter changes.

Another testy said the increased flow flushed a couple of teaspoons of clutch material out of the system in less than 100 miles- first check was around the block a couple times ? ... two checks. There are hints on the oil flow being changed a lot by diff oils on the forums.

Or stick with a Wix - Mobil 1 /KandN SAME THING. Add some strong magnets on the paper oil filter and forget about it.

I don't have a problem dumping the used oil right in the back yard. Thats where is came from. S oil - > Back to SOil LMAO jk.
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I run a HONDA car filter on my CCT, works great .... On my Jack-Hammer K&N

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I considered one of those cleanable filters, I think they're trick as hell. I do believe you get increased flow in the engine oil and a teeny little bit more HP from it, and i do believe it cleans the oil better because the surgical steel mesh is all exactly the same size.. dependig on which paper filter you use there is a lot of variation in the micron size of what gets passed through the filter. That being said, I never ended up getting one. I think the paper filters do a good enough job and I don't ride nearly enough to warrant the extra cost. I'm a cheap bastard. Guys spend more than that on a cup holder for their bikes.. or a piece of bling.
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