Oil filter confusion


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frodeem
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Oil filter confusion

Post by frodeem » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:15 pm



I was changing the oil filter today and the one I ordered doesn't look anything like the one I got out of the bike.

This is the one from the bike - it has a hole on both sides.





And this is the one I ordered - hole on one side only.




Have you seen anything like this? Is this the right part?



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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by DaveO430 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:40 pm

Your 1100, unless it has a screw on filter adapter is a cartridge filter, like the first one. The second one is a screw on filter, for what we don't know.

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by frodeem » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:51 pm

thanks, looks like I will have to return it and get the correct one.

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by RBGERSON » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:27 am

The 1500's use a screw on like that second one and lots of small cars. I think Honda still sells the correct filter...cartridge type. Or Randakks sells an adapter so you can use screw-ons with the 1000's or 1100's..many like the convenience
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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by DaveO430 » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:55 am

Fram CH6009 available at some parts stores is what you need. The only Fram I will use is their cartridge type.

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by frodeem » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:24 pm

DaveO430 wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:55 am
Fram CH6009 available at some parts stores is what you need. The only Fram I will use is their cartridge type.
That helps, my local autozone has it. Thanks

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by jeffcosmo » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:09 pm

DaveO430 wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:55 am
Fram CH6009 available at some parts stores is what you need. The only Fram I will use is their cartridge type.
The last Fram filter I pulled out had separated, media from the metal ends. I now buy Honda filters and will never, ever, not in a million, trillion years use a Fram filter for anything. Not even a paperweight. The money I may have saved is negated many times over by the cost of a rebuilt engine.

Cosmo

P.S. By the way, the proper filter has a rubber grommet/gasket fit onto the hole on both sides.

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by indianakid » Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:02 am

I have been riding GL1100's since 1981 and have always used the Fram CH6009 filter with out any issues. So I may have not used them for a million, trillion years but I'd say 37 years is a pretty long time :)

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by WingAdmin » Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:49 am

Fram filters, once upon a time, were of excellent quality. Now they are pretty much bottom of the barrel, cheaply made and the worst performing filters available. Spend a couple dollars more and get a decent filter for your bike.

Have a read through this: http://www.austincc.edu/wkibbe/oilfilterstudy.htm

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by jeffcosmo » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:42 pm

WingAdmin wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:49 am
Fram filters, once upon a time, were of excellent quality. Now they are pretty much bottom of the barrel, cheaply made and the worst performing filters available.
Have a read through this: http://www.austincc.edu/wkibbe/oilfilterstudy.htm
I have cut apart a Fram filter and have seen for myself. They are crap.
I have also been known to remove Fram filters from any car I buy immediately upon arrival home.
Hyundai put out a notice to customers about inferior aftermarket filters cutting off flow to the engine, possibly ruining the engine and voiding your warrantee.

Cosmo

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Re: Oil filter confusion

Post by larryc » Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:58 pm

Get the PS4940 from Napa. It's a Wix filter.



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