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Old 08-03-2008, 04:39 PM
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OIL Filter relocation!!

I got the oil filter problem figured out today. The K&N oil filter numbers for Buell XBs are hp1003 and KN-177. The hp1003 is mostly packaged as a car filter and the kn-177 as a Motorcycle filter. The hp1003 is a couple of millimeters larger but other than that the two filters are the same. Both filters will fit on a XB along with several other car filters from different brands including AC-Delco, Fram, Bosch, Motorcraft ect. Pretty good info to know since the car filters are cheaper! WHY THE HELL ARE MOTORCYCLE PARTS MARKED UP SO HIGH?!!?

More importantly to me though is now I know that I can use a filter relocation kit for whatever else the hp1003 filter fits. I did a cross reference on the filters and found out that they are the same filters used on many models namely 4 cylinder Toyotas, Suzukis, ect cars from the early 80s to current. You can check out all of the models here.

Using that information I looked for filter relocation kits for the Toyotas models that use the hp1003 filter and found several including this one.
I'm not sure if I'll use this exact one, but mostly all of the ones I found cost close to this price.There are some really nice Tuner Racing ones that are polished with braided lines and stuff that cost a bit more.

So there you go, problem solved!! and its an inexpensive fix! I can only imagine what an oil filter relocation kit would cost if it were specifically packaged for the Buell motor.

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