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Old 03-21-2010, 09:39 AM   #1
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Can u use regular engine oil OR K&N (automotive) air filter oil?
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any air filter oil will work.
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i wouldn't use regular engine oil . Any good air filter oil would work . I use pj 1 motorcycle oil in a spray can & it works great . Been through prob . 30 gallons of fuel between my engines & my sons engines with no air filter related failures .
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the only diffrence in air filter oils, some are more sticky than others but i would remmend the k&n air filter, oil thougth it works really good. collects a lot of dirt.
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Kalgard has a great Foam Filter Oil......and a superb Filter Cleaner.

I would atleast use some sort of Foam Filter oil from a moto shop or a specific RC filter oil. They are more tacky and they a specifically design for foam filters.
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+1 on the kal-gard foam filter oil and cleaner
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I recommend either Lucky 7 or Mugen filter oil.
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I've used K&N air filter oil for a season now, and I love it. A can lasts a really long time, and it seems to do the job.


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I am sick of paying 4 bucks for a little bitty bottle of oil.
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I use Bel Ray foam filter oil. I bought a quart of it at a local motorcycle shop for about $8.

http://www.belray.com/consumer/product.fsp?pid=1324
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I use Bel Ray foam filter oil. I bought a quart of it at a local motorcycle shop for about $8.

http://www.belray.com/consumer/product.fsp?pid=1324
its not to sticky or think?? i still have some from racing motocross that i never used because i was having problems with it not letting enough air threw, but if it works for this i might use the last bit of it.
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its not to sticky or think?? i still have some from racing motocross that i never used because i was having problems with it not letting enough air threw, but if it works for this i might use the last bit of it.
I have used Bel Ray for a couple of years now without issues. Give it a try since you have some on hand. If it doesn't work for you then look into trying another air filter oil.
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i wouldn't use regular engine oil . Any good air filter oil would work . I use pj 1 motorcycle oil in a spray can & it works great . Been through prob . 30 gallons of fuel between my engines & my sons engines with no air filter related failures .
+1.. PJ-1 is awesome.. The stuff they send with RC style filters seems way to thin to me.. Not nearly as sticky as PJ-1.
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