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The member with the AC PF53. Classic or the newer version? I don't like the new ones (PF**E Series) Look cheap on the inside.
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I am sticking to my K&P oil filters.

Consistent filtering across entire filter surface
Superior ASTMF316 filtration performance
7 times the flow of comparable paper oil filters
Magnetic Prefiltering
Billet aluminum filter case doubles as an oil cooler
Progressive rate bypass combined with high flow characteristics of the filter media avoids unfiltered oil bypassing the filter during cold startup and high rpm
No more cutting apart messy paper filters for trapped debris inspection
Proven in Motorsports, Military and Aerospace applications for years
No more oily paper filters to the landfills
May be the last oil filter you’ll buy

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The K&P Engineering filter element is made from medical grade, type 304 stainless steel micronic filter cloth to provide unmatched protection against oil contamination and resultant engine damage. A one inch square of this material flows an incredible 1.9 gallons of oil per minute at only 1 PSI pump pressure. The adhesive used in the filter assembly process is good to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, far above normal engine operating temperatures. A super strength nickel-plated neodymium rare earth magnet is installed in the top of the element for magnetic pre-filtering of the oil. The sophisticated bypass is engineered for proper differential pressures and consistent operation, delivering a greater percentage of filtered oil while being very easy to clean. The twist lock design assures positive filter element placement and allows for easy disassembly, inspection and cleaning. The quad-ring gasket doubles the seal between the filter and the engine. Finally, the filter housing is carved out of a solid chunk of 6061T6 billet aluminum, which not only looks trick but aids in dissipating heat.
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It would be interesting to know what filters Sportster Paul and Parrothead use.
Yeah, both of them have high miles on their bikes. I have put 83k on an '04 & 96k on my '09 & have been using the black, longer filter from a Dyna. H-D part number is 63812-90. Dennis Kirk sells the Drag Specialties equivalent, part# 0712-0023 & J&P sells the Milwaukee Twin part# 7400026. I like the bigger capacity & larger surface area of the longer filter. It might even add to the longevity of the filtering media & possibly it's cooling ability. There are also chrome versions of these filters, if that's what you prefer.
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I´ve been using K&P for many years and I will stick with it... 35 microns + magnet.

and I am using the larger version (S-44) it has better cooling capabilities.



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Regarding the micron differences, I just found this on the internet by S&S Cycle:

Should I run a 10 micron or a 30 micron oil filter?
By S&S Cycle

A micron rating is given to show the efficiency of the oil filter (one micron is a millionth of a meter). This leads consumers to believe that the 10 micron filter must be better for their bike. Here is where it can get confusing. Though the 10 micron filter may have a higher filtration rating it does not allow the oil to return to the tank as fast. With this in mind, the 10 micron filter was developed for use with the Twin Cam style engine, which has a different oiling system that allows oil to be forced through a more restrictive oil filter. The reason for the tighter filtration was explained by the manufacture as necessary to assure all of the smaller passages, in the Twin Cam style engine, would stay clear of debris.

If you run the 10 micron filter with an Evolution style engine, it will not be able to return oil through the filter fast enough causing the oil to back up into the lower end robbing power and/or causing oil to puke out of the lower end. The 30 micron filter is designed to work best for your Evolution style engine, the filtration is still excellent and it will not cause oiling issues.

When it comes to filtering oil, application is very important. There have been a lot of changes and updates in the market with too many filter brands claiming a better filtration. Don’t be fooled into using a filter that might not be the best for your bike.

S&S Cycle.

This confirms the higher number micron filter being better for the Evolution engine.
I finished my ride, change my oil and replaced my NAPA Gold 7148 (5 micron) filter with the NAPA Gold 1215 (21 micron) filter .

I use the black filter simply because there is very little chrome on my XL883 Standard. The chrome filter would like out of place, sort of like lipstick on a pig.
I´ve been using K&P for many years and I will stick with it... 35 microns + magnet.

and I am using the larger version (S-44) it has better cooling capabilities.



What Are Microns?

A micron is one thousandth of a millimeter. That’s approx. .00003937 inches.

35 microns is about .00138″, (just over one-thousandth of an inch).

The lower limit of visibility to the human eye is about 40 microns.

Pollens range from about 30 to 50 microns

A white blood cell is about 25 microns

Cigarette smoke is about 10 microns

FQAS: http://kandpengineering.com/faqs/

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I have had my hurricane oil filter which is the same as the k&p on my bike for over 80,000 miles and it works fine for me.
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