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PJ1 Oil and Twin air filter, some sand made it through?

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Hey Guys after riding this weekend in some sand/dirt I found some specs of sand on the inside of the intake boot, I could only see with a flashlight and not many. There was a thin film of oil on the inside of the boot they were sticking to. The inside of the filter looked like new though.

I then realized that the oil wasn't very tacky on the filer, the filter was new and I covered the entire filter with oil before riding. I wouldn't recommend using this oil, but mabe I just had a bad can.

I have about 10 hours on a newly plated cylinder, new piston etc. I took off my header pipe and looked in the cylinder with a flashlight, didn't see any scoring, just a very minor hair line vertical scratch on the piston on the exhaust side. The bikes compression feels fine, think im good? Yeah I'm paranoid haha

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Is it possible that sand made it into the boot when you removed the filter? This has been the riskiest part for getting debris into the engine for me. Also I know guys who spend LOTS of time in the sand use filter socks for a bit more protection.

I have no experience with that filter oil as all I have ever used is the Maxxim spray on filter oil and No Toil air filter oil which is the same as Factory Honda sells and uses. I recomend it because it works well and clean up is super easy.

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