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Looking for recommendation on what brand and where to buy oil filters for an 05 250R.

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go for the stainless steel oil filters. never have to change them only clean them. also check how many microns it filters out. the lower the microns the better.

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ive heard of cases where the dirt particles get stuck in the stainless steel. also with the ready oil filters/cover they need a thicker gasket, if not you'll leak oil. i use k&n, half the price of stock and just as good.

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i run a ready stainless filter.. stock o-ring worked good for mine.. no need for a bigger one.. as for the particles getting stuck.. yea every once in a while something small will get bound up in the stainless mesh but always been able to clean it.. the paper ones do good as well.. i was tired of buying them every few hrs. and the stainless paid off within no time at all..

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does scotts make a filter that you dont have to replace? if so, are they any good?

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I run scotts in my honda and a cheaper brand in mt kawi, both look good quality.

Use paper for the 1st few rides on a new motor and just throw the initial wear metals away. That's the only time I found metals trapped in the mesh that were hard to clean.

I pull mine every oil service for inspection but find it doesn't need cleaning very often at all. I just check it for bronze or metals that shouldn't be there, so I can catch a failure before it takes a bigger toll.

The biggest source of visable debri in the motor comes from dirt that collects around the oil fill dipstick. Be careful not to let any fall in, I am, but every once in while wil find a spec on the filter.

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i run all k an n s but there is a cheaper brand but i cant remember the name nut k an n are very nice

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I am going with a steel filter. I will give it a shot when I change the oil this weekend and see what happens. Looks like a good option. Thanks for the input.

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