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Replacing teh air filter in my sons 2007 yz85.... was wondering which oil you think is the the best?

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Jim

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I like something sticky and filthy. Bel Ray works well. I'm not sold on the oils that are watery, easy to put on, and dry to a non-sticky mess. It's funny, though, that in the old days...before air filter oil was "invented", plain old 10-40 was what was used.

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I used the Bel-Ray oil for years. It's super sticky and a PITA to work with IMO. Made me dread doing filter maint. I now use PJ1 Spray On filter oil, from what I have seen in my engines it does a fine job.

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Your last two threads are both about air filters, surely there are more important things to worry about in a 2007 bike.

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I like Bel-Ray. It's very sticky and a real PITA to clean off filters and your hands. That tells me it's got to be good at catching everything that it comes into contact with. I tried PJ1, but it seemed too thin and didn't dry as tacky as Bel-Ray. I also used K&N filter oil years ago, but it's even thinner and made for paper filters, not foam.... That said, pre-oiled Maxima filters are hard to beat for value and simplicity....

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yamalube. it actualy is good stuff. its the only yamalube thing i will use. and got 250 hours out of one air filter with it

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yamalube. it actualy is good stuff. its the only yamalube thing i will use. and got 250 hours out of one air filter with it
:lol: You sure are filled with "I won't use this or that" ideas. Yamalube has many excellent products.

I also prefer the BelRay filter oil. It goes on fairly thin so it's easy to spread through the filter, and it sets up very sticky and tacky.

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I have a special bottle filled with 1/2 bel ray 1/2 motor oil.

A perfect blend to keep it tacky yet not a sticky/clogged mess to clean up next time.

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Bel-ray, when it comes time to clean i first put it in gas, followed by hot water with some laundry detergent. No the gas does not eat the foam, has not eaten the foam for the 20 years i have been doing this..

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Bel-ray, when it comes time to clean i first put it in gas, followed by hot water with some laundry detergent. No the gas does not eat the foam, has not eaten the foam for the 20 years i have been doing this..

I do the same thing, only i use dish soap.:lol:

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I've used nothing but No-toil for the last 5 years mostly because they are the easiest.

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I've used nothing but No-toil for the last 5 years mostly because they are the easiest.

I've not tried it for several years. Is it decent in allowing no dirt?

Love the easy clean idea, though.

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