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Re: filter adapters

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Due to the increased vibration, construction flaws can fail more easily on a motorcycle than on the relatively smoother, and lower engine speed of an automotive application. I never skimp on filters myself, but some do. The basic Fram filter (not the premium ones) use cardboard end caps and low end buna anti-drain back valves. This can cause the media to distort in operation and the anti-drain back valves to harden and work poorly or not at all. A lot of store brand filters are constructed in a similar fashion. I know this from discussions with factory reps. I personally use Purolator PureOne filters whenever I can. Concerning proof, I'm not going to spend an hour researching white papers to support a forum post. This info is given in good faith - take it however you like.
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low-side wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:36 pm Due to the increased vibration, construction flaws can fail more easily on a motorcycle than on the relatively smoother, and lower engine speed of an automotive application. I never skimp on filters myself, but some do. The basic Fram filter (not the premium ones) use cardboard end caps and low end buna anti-drain back valves. This can cause the media to distort in operation and the anti-drain back valves to harden and work poorly or not at all. A lot of store brand filters are constructed in a similar fashion. I know this from discussions with factory reps. I personally use Purolator PureOne filters whenever I can. Concerning proof, I'm not going to spend an hour researching white papers to support a forum post. This info is given in good faith - take it however you like.
Thanks. That answers my question. No dis-respect intended lolol
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CYBORG wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:37 am
low-side wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 5:03 am And just to be clear, I don't consider U-tube, or facebook reliable sources of information.

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CYBORG wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:48 am Just got my filter adapter from Hearaldmaster. Great stuff. Well made, looks good. nyone thinking about getting one should pull the trigger. I have three now, and I love them.
Thanks CYBORG for the plug.

I cannot disagree with the fact that some folks use less than adequate oil filters on their cars, trucks and motorcycles. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some people do a LOT of things I wouldn't personally do...

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heraldhamster wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:22 pm
CYBORG wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:48 am Just got my filter adapter from Hearaldmaster. Great stuff. Well made, looks good. nyone thinking about getting one should pull the trigger. I have three now, and I love them.
Thanks CYBORG for the plug.

I cannot disagree with the fact that some folks use less than adequate oil filters on their cars, trucks and motorcycles. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some people do a LOT of things I wouldn't personally do...

PM me if interested. I try to get on the forum, here, at least once every couple of weeks.
I agree. "some people" :lol: But it's a good product, and deserves a little "atta boy". I may need another one this winter. Hope you still have a couple.
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CYBORG wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:41 pm
heraldhamster wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:22 pm
CYBORG wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:48 am Just got my filter adapter from Hearaldmaster. Great stuff. Well made, looks good. nyone thinking about getting one should pull the trigger. I have three now, and I love them.
Thanks CYBORG for the plug.

I cannot disagree with the fact that some folks use less than adequate oil filters on their cars, trucks and motorcycles. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some people do a LOT of things I wouldn't personally do...

PM me if interested. I try to get on the forum, here, at least once every couple of weeks.
I agree. "some people" :lol: But it's a good product, and deserves a little "atta boy". I may need another one this winter. Hope you still have a couple.
Odds are good.
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1978 from a previous member here - taking up space
my original '79 bought in '91 - replacing engine (eventually, maybe someday)

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full Vetter dress 1979 GL1000 - "Barge" (currently down)
1986 1200 Aspencade - "Heart of Gold" - daily rider
1990 1500 Aspencade - It's ALIVE! but very, very naked. not in a good way.
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1978 from a previous member here - taking up space
my original '79 bought in '91 - replacing engine (eventually, maybe someday)

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Do you still have some? I have a long term project that needs one
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Certainly, sir.
sorta bulldogged custom 1978 GL1000 - "geekster"
full Vetter dress 1979 GL1000 - "Barge" (currently down)
1986 1200 Aspencade - "Heart of Gold" - daily rider
1990 1500 Aspencade - It's ALIVE! but very, very naked. not in a good way.
1978 for $100 - project in worx
1978 from a previous member here - taking up space
my original '79 bought in '91 - replacing engine (eventually, maybe someday)

H2G2=42

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PM sent
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This page is about spin on filters made for bikes and not the car filters that the adapters allow you to use but it does give a pretty good comparison of various brands of filter
http://www.tobycreek.org/oil_filters/index.shtml

BTW, the fellow on cxforum who sells adapters for those bikes has tried to talk me into buying one a few times but on a bike that spends time on dirt/gravel roads and has road salt & sand sprayed at the front of the engine all winter I'd rather keep the original armoured filter.
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I have two bikes with these adapters, and I love them. They are road bikes, so no off road involved. I have used them for years, and love the convenience they offer. I need one for the new bike I'm building.
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I don't go off road either. But I will go off pavement more on 3 wheels than I did on 2 and the salt & sand is mostly on the paved roads.
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I guess I'll take my changes.....for the convience of changing the oil. I change mine every 1000 miles, (I know), so the convience is an important time saver for me. And with over half a million miles on my 78, I must be using the right filters
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