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Pir8

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Re: Oil leak at oil filter
« Reply #15 on: Sep 28, 2020, 05:18:06 pm »
Good to hear man! 

Was the one you were using before a purolator?  I read something somewhere that Purolator made a change fairly recently that may have affected their seals. 


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    Re: Oil leak at oil filter
    « Reply #16 on: Sep 28, 2020, 05:39:51 pm »
    I also read that about Purolator filters. Something about convex versus concave or vice versa. Either way it was a change that could cause a potential leak. I think he was using Bosch but maybe they changed too?  I thought Bosch was made by Champion who also makes Mobil 1 and Supertech filters?  I can't keep up Seymore. I used to be a die hard Fram guy. Now I wouldn't put one on my vehicles if you gave me one.

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    Re: Oil leak at oil filter
    « Reply #17 on: Sep 28, 2020, 06:15:57 pm »
    I also read that about Purolator filters. Something about convex versus concave or vice versa. Either way it was a change that could cause a potential leak. I think he was using Bosch but maybe they changed too?  I thought Bosch was made by Champion who also makes Mobil 1 and Supertech filters?  I can't keep up Seymore. I used to be a die hard Fram guy. Now I wouldn't put one on my vehicles if you gave me one.

    HAHA HA! ZEUS, it was the thing YOU linked.  We've both been researching too much, starting to all blur together:

    From Zeus' post:motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/FilterXRef.html
    "Purolator has changed their filters from a concave to a convex fitting surface, so they no longer seal on some motorcycles."

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      Re: Oil leak at oil filter
      « Reply #18 on: Sep 28, 2020, 09:48:53 pm »
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