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Old 03-16-2013, 03:15 PM
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I have a 2013 Ultra classic and was wanting to know which aftermarket oil filters are the best to use. I'm looking for an increase in MPG.
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Welcome to the forum. You can expect some interesting answers since oil filters and fuel mileage are not related.
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You expect an oil filter to help in mpg? Lemme know how that works out for ya. If you want a good quality oil filter that is user friendly because of the nut welded on the end to make removal easier, then I suggest the K&N filter.
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I like the Harley filters...
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why would you do that? have you ever checked filter tests,being a lifetime wrench and seeing dammage done by aftermarket parts I would never run anything but oem,
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K&N oil filters!!
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I like the Amsoil filters,and i've tried every oil filter (except mesh/screen) including bosch and purolator. These give me less blowby and i'm pretty sure they're made in the USA.
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I have a 2013 Ultra classic and was wanting to know which aftermarket oil filters are the best to use. I'm looking for an increase in MPG.
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I noticed that K&N's are recommended for increased performance. Saw a review that someone had an increase of 5-10mpg between fill ups from changing to a K&N using a 99' Road King . I read off AMS oil's website that better oil flow through a filter increases efficiency. Better efficiency often leads to less work meaning less fuel and or more power. Just wanted to see if anyone else noticed a difference if they had switched from stock filters.
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I noticed that K&N's are recommended for increased performance. Saw a review that someone had an increase of 5-10mpg between fill ups from changing to a K&N using a 99' Road King . I read off AMS oil's website that better oil flow through a filter increases efficiency. Better efficiency often leads to less work meaning less fuel and or more power. Just wanted to see if anyone else noticed a difference if they had switched from stock filters.
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