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My filter is in a cluster of header pipes and i dont plan on reaching through on a hot engine to get my filter out, thats all im saying. Not worth it to me.. I work on cars with hot engines all day and changing oil on a hot car is #1 on my shit list..



Ps- Im pretty sure i could take apart the whole bike and put it back together again without much trouble, thats really not the point here.
 

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Make sure you pay attention to Anthony's advice about checking to make sure the old filter gasket is off. Many guys on here didn't do that & than they are posting trying to figure out why the filter is hard to tighten & is leaking.
This is funny. I changed my oil last night (first oil change @ 600 miles) in my very poorly lit garage. When the filter came off, the gasket was still on the block and I was thinking how weird it was that there was rubber on the block, not even thinking to look at the old filter (clue 1 that something wasn't right). I put the new filter on, after gasket contact I turned 2 rotations, and it was still loose. I must've turned it 4 rotations after contact (clue 2 that something wasn't right). I couldn't start it at 1am with the m4 gp exhaust, so I waited until this morning. I pull the bike out of the garage, fire it up and oil comes pouring out of the filter(holy mess on the driveway, and clue #3 that something wasn't right). That's when I went back to the old filter and looked for the old gasket. It wasn't on the old filter.

Boy did I feel stupid. My buddy did this on a truck 10 years ago and I still make fun of him about it till this day.
 

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It sure seems like it happens more to new bikes more so than any others. I dont think they lube the seal and it ends up adhering to the block.
 

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This is funny. I changed my oil last night (first oil change @ 600 miles) in my very poorly lit garage. When the filter came off, the gasket was still on the block and I was thinking how weird it was that there was rubber on the block, not even thinking to look at the old filter (clue 1 that something wasn't right). I put the new filter on, after gasket contact I turned 2 rotations, and it was still loose. I must've turned it 4 rotations after contact (clue 2 that something wasn't right). I couldn't start it at 1am with the m4 gp exhaust, so I waited until this morning. I pull the bike out of the garage, fire it up and oil comes pouring out of the filter(holy mess on the driveway, and clue #3 that something wasn't right). That's when I went back to the old filter and looked for the old gasket. It wasn't on the old filter.
OMG, that's EXACTLY what I did when I did my first oil change on the K6.

I felt lame as f**k when I discovered what was wrong... :crying
 

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I just did my first oil change and the oil filter gasket was stuck to the block, and I was trying to figure out if it was supposed to be like that (for about a minute before I checked the old filter).
 

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how do you guys feel about using oem oil filters with aftermarket oil? i am switching to ams oil but i still wanna use the oem filter, anyone?
 

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how do you guys feel about using oem oil filters with aftermarket oil? i am switching to ams oil but i still wanna use the oem filter, anyone?
I used oem filters on my K5 and motorex full syn she had over 17,xxx when i had to sell and never missed a beat. I have been running the same on the K7 now at a hair over 9000 with no probs :cheers :cheers
 

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people are so cheap when it comes to filters. i know a guy that runs fram or supertech something like that filters.

i use oem filters and buy in bulk from the stealership cause they give me 10% off if i buy by the boat load then i use shell rotella synthetic oil.

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people are so cheap when it comes to filters. i know a guy that runs fram or supertech something like that filters.

i use oem filters and buy in bulk from the stealership cause they give me 10% off if i buy by the boat load then i use shell rotella synthetic oil.

j
How you liking that syn rotella?? I have thought about giving it a shot. Of course id have to get the synthetic thin weight not the 15w40 that i run in my duramax :lol
 

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freakin love it. 5000 miles so far and its been good to me and i run it in a built motor. some guys are so scared to use it in a stock motor and the more i try and tell the diff, the more they will argue lol. i change mine every 1000miles and use a new filter every 2000miles.

i also use the 5w40 blue bottle synthetic.

will never go back to motorcycle oil unless i blow the bike up and its due to the oil lol!
 

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yellow, how many gallons does the duramax use? any pics of it? im thinking about getting one but all those that i looked at used had 60000 miles or more

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yellow, how many gallons does the duramax use? any pics of it? im thinking about getting one but all those that i looked at used had 60000 miles or more

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Cool! :cheers Yeah here is a pick. Heck it takes 10 qts. I can buy an exact 10 qt jug at walmart for $28 then maybe $8-10 for a filter and do it myself it really saves. Heck its not even broke in! I currently have about 117,xxx on mine and still runs great. I have alot of work in it and hopefully will do more one day when my funds allow, if they ever will again :lol
 

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man i want one! only thing holding me back is the price for a ton of miles. cheapest ive found so far was 13000bucks with 225000 miles. and it was a 02. to much miles for me. do they generally run forever with good maintenance like the toyotas? i have 250000miles on my tacoma and no problems but the damm 4 cylinder can only pull so much

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Man if you take care of one you can get alot from it. Diesel engine will last a good while,got a friend with a tick over 203,xxx. Plus this thing pulls like a freight train! Ive got alot of goodies like Intake, 5" turbo back exhaust, Airdog fuel system,Raptor lift pump,EFI Live tuning and the such. Its very quick to be a big truck. I will for warn you if you get one you will get bit by the diesel mod bug :biggrin
 
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