Originally posted by AMGRacer
They are cheap so I would not bother, just buy a new one. If you do not glue it up right you risk a "dirt leak" ruining a $150 engine for a $5 filter.
Great point! I totally agree with. Moreover, some engines nowadays do cost as high as $500, a Japanese Moded .12, for instance.
Check the filter regularly, and replace it at once when see any torn/worn.