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What oil for air filters?

Old 06-12-2009, 10:53 AM
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Default What oil for air filters?

Special oil or automotive tranny fluid?
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search would have shown, but

TKO Rock Oil!

it works great

you can wash it and save money on filters

you get a BIG bottle of it

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Old 06-12-2009, 10:59 AM
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go to your local motorcycle shop and get a quart of Bel-Ray or a quart/pint of Maxima filter oil........will last you a lifetime and only cost a few bucks more that what the r/c companies charge for a few ozs.........
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Originally Posted by Taylorm View Post
go to your local motorcycle shop and get a quart of Bel-Ray or a quart/pint of Maxima filter oil........will last you a lifetime and only cost a few bucks more that what the r/c companies charge for a few ozs.........

the thing i dont like about the Maxima is that it does not wash out under plain old soap and water.....you need harsh solvent's like alcohol or Iosol to clean the oil out and that leads to the foam deteriorating over time a lot faster then when washing with soap and water...its REALLY sticky tho and does work the part...but i personally like to wrap my filter's and wash them.
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Motorex air filter oil. Very good filtering capability and washes out fine.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:05 PM
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I use Bel-Ray. Very sticky stuff.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:41 PM
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K&M air filter spray works great
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I picked up some Duratrax air filter oil, seeing as that wis all my LHS carries, will get K&M oil/filter cleaner next time I stop by an auto parts store, as a few people at my track use it, and works very well.
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K&N is not for FOAM FILTERS, it says that it's for use on their MESH filters or sumtin like that.......

Lucky 7 Air filter is da chit.....never leave home with out it.....or any of their products.....
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stop by your local motorcycle shop, they will have a bunch you can pick from. I use Notoil because that is what my son and I used on our dirt bike filters and worked well. It will also wash out with soap and water.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:02 PM
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For hobby store filter oils, Mugen oil is good, and RB.

When you start talking motorcycle and automotive oils, you have many more options also.

Run one of these with the pre filter and inner filter both oiled.

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+1 for Bel-Ray
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Spray on PJ1 from the bike shop. I use their spray on cleaner, also. Both work great.
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:54 PM
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No more bel-ray or maxima for me! bel ray wont wash out & maxima gets too thick over time & then is a chore to wash out.I like to keep pre oiled filters in a ziplock & squeeze out the extra in a paper towel at the track & maxima gets so thick after about a week sitting in a ziplock that I cant do my usual routine easily.I put a new/cleaned & oiled prefilter on every time my car comes off the track. So far motorex 206 is the best protection combined with easiest to use I have tried ,but I just cant find it any more.Power save oil is the best in every aspect I have used except in cost.That stuff gets real expensive compaired to motorcycle oils but stops dirt & cleanes easy. Gonna try rock oil or JP next.
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