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I have a Pipercross airfilter in my africa twin.

When i bought the bike, i found out it wasnt oiled. I was told that the foam is so dense that oiling will only clogg the filter.

But is this really the case, or should I use oil (ie. from K&N)?
 

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The piper cross is an oiled foam filter so it should be oiled.
I use K&N oil on mine
 

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I have a Pipercross airfilter in my africa twin.

When i bought the bike, i found out it wasnt oiled. I was told that the foam is so dense that oiling will only clogg the filter.

But is this really the case, or should I use oil (ie. from K&N)?
On my Gasgas and XR I use BEL-RAY filter oil as it's bright blue so you really can see where you've put it, it's also really tacky and sticky. Engine oil isn't really any good as it's too thin and not tacky so just gets sucked through but anythings better than nothing
 

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Is the Pipercross any good for using on overlanding trips?

Not much of offroading, besides the bad roads you encounter :)
 

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On my Gasgas and XR I use BEL-RAY filter oil as it's bright blue so you really can see where you've put it, it's also really tacky and sticky. Engine oil isn't really any good as it's too thin and not tacky so just gets sucked through but anythings better than nothing
i had an old kwak that used engine oil on the filter, once a week. the tiniest bit like a thimbleful would scrunch through the whole filter
 

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I have a Pipercross airfilter in my africa twin.

When i bought the bike, i found out it wasnt oiled. I was told that the foam is so dense that oiling will only clogg the filter.

But is this really the case, or should I use oil (ie. from K&N)?
Get some 'foam filter' oil, it dries tacky but don't over do it - squeeze out excess.

Phil
 

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Get some 'foam filter' oil, it dries tacky but don't over do it - squeeze out excess.

Phil
Pipercross make their own version in a little spray can, get it from the local chav palace, err, sorry ralleeee spares shop :thumb:

(or just use K&N, same diff)
 
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