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Mahle was OC21, and i may have been a bit harsh on it. At least it has top by-pass and
a fair bit of filter medium.
What does surprise me is how small the gap is between filter and casing on normal cannister types. If they have a bottom by-pass then surely most of what ever the filter has managed to catch, will be washed off at cold start ups.
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Bypass should not be open on a cold start
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Anyone know the difference / which is the best between Mahle OC21 and OC21OF as both are listed as suitable for the Sportster engine.
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Best Oil Filter Testing I've Seen, So Far This was uploaded on youtube today. *Fortnine* tests a lot of mc stuff.

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Great Post Toejam503,

I just watched the FortNine oil filter shootout. Great info and a real-world test.

Reassuring as i just bought a bunch of the standard long oil filters from DK.

I'm a detail freak so I'll be doing early oil changes as a matter of course. I should be doing the best I can for the engine based on that.

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The fact that he pointed out that a paper oil filter also absorbs damaging moisture was a plus for me.
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