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i just did my oil change, but i dont' have a filter wrench to tigh up the filter cap, so i just hand tighten it. ( like what i did on my car). there are no leak when i rode my bike today. but i don't know if that's ok, or should i go buy a filter wrench tomorrow and tighten it again.
 

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I use Wix filters. #51358 Costs about $7-$8

After looking at the inside of a Yamaha Filter, I'll never use one again, looked about as bad as a Fram on the inside.

Other good filters are:
Mobil 1
Purolator
NAPA (rebadged Wix)
K&N
Champion (so I've read)

If you want to try and use a longer filter go to any auto parts store and use the filter for a 94 Mazda MX-3 V6 as a reference, they are the same size as our filters, but a little longer (1/2 inch).

I also use Mobil 1 Red Cap oil ($18 for the big container at Wal-Mart)
 

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yep, i saw the yamaha filter and i didn't like it, but i already brought it so i went and used it. but i will try different filter and oil next time. the yamaha filter doesn't have a spring in there, so if there is a metal piece stuck inside, my engine will not get any oil.
 
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