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Old 02-28-2012, 10:59 AM   #66
crankshaft
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Originally Posted by Johnf3 View Post
Me too, but coming from the real dirt bike world where all filter elements are removable, it sure makes it easier to deal with both the cleaning and the re-oiling--especially the re-oiling, where the general practice is to squeeze the excess oil out of the foam element. Sort of hard when it is attached to a rigid cage.

Not going to be an easy process to service in the field.

Like I said before, benefits still out weigh the drawbacks.
I know what cleaning dirt bike filters is like, I've had a few I see your point, wringing the oil out could be entertaining but I'm sure a method can be developed. I'm an HVAC guy, so I have a vacuum pump. I've always thought a vacuum bag would be a great method for oiling a filter. Might need to finally try it.
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