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HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS #4500871
08/28/17 10:41 PM
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David1 Offline OP
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I was reading about the HKS Oil filter for Hondas.. What I read all seems good however the price.. WOW
Has anyone here used one here is some info and some cut opens
I have read they are better then A01s and the HAMP Synergy oil filters.


Its a HYBRD Sports oil filter.





2002 Honda Accord V6 3.0 Automatic Trans 250K Miles
Valvoline Maxx Life FULL SYN 5W30
HAMP or FULL Or HONDA Filtech A01s
Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500875
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Without efficiency ratings or any other numbers to go on, all of their 'Super' labels are meaningless.

Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500881
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A thirty dollar filter. At least it comes with a windshield sticker. Would like to see efficiency ratings and one cut open. Thanks for posting....


Always remember "Planned obsolescence."

1994 Montero SR 3.5 DOHC, 133,xxx
Fram Ultra/ Snorkel with Pre-filter
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Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: Bottom_Feeder] #4500884
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David1 Offline OP
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What you think?



2002 Honda Accord V6 3.0 Automatic Trans 250K Miles
Valvoline Maxx Life FULL SYN 5W30
HAMP or FULL Or HONDA Filtech A01s
Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: Pajero] #4500886
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David1 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Pajero
A thirty dollar filter. At least it comes with a windshield sticker. Would like to see efficiency ratings and one cut open. Thanks for posting....


Has a magnet inside also


2002 Honda Accord V6 3.0 Automatic Trans 250K Miles
Valvoline Maxx Life FULL SYN 5W30
HAMP or FULL Or HONDA Filtech A01s
Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500888
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I went to the Manufacture website. They recommend changing the filter every 3,000 km (1864.114 miles) for sport driving,

HKS in order to maintain low pressure properties.

Each his own!

Pajero


Always remember "Planned obsolescence."

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Fram Ultra/ Snorkel with Pre-filter
K-9-Co-pilot
Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500890
08/28/17 11:23 PM
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Would I see tangible benefits to justify the cost over using many other filter brands, given a normally functioning air filtration system? Probably not. I wouldn't use this if I had the chance.

I also think:
* The magnet inside is a waste of resources even though neodymium is fairly common. Put it on the drain plug or put it outside the filter and re-use it.
* Overly verbose and complicated explanations for simple concepts like a drainback valve is a warning sign to me.
* When they refer to the intake hole, why are they pointing to the outlet? Also I don't know if I would want those intake holes that large, just seems like it would make it easier for side and baseplate-down mounted applications to drain back oil faster.


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Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500912
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Originally Posted By: David1
What you think?

Buy 3 Ultras for the same price and get a better filter to boot.

Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500914
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If it's available over the counter and I'm not paying for the name then I might use it. Your parts store jobber oil filter does the same or even better than gimmicks and fancy words.


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Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: ZeeOSix] #4500915
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There's 5 "supers" though with one HKS. wink I don't doubt there a good filter. I'm sure I've seen them around here somewhere. If they're $30 down south, I had better not look at the price up here, if I want to not keel over. HKS is pretty big in the world of racing, and I'm sure they're trading on that fame for the price.


Plain, simple Garak.

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Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: ZeeOSix] #4500932
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Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix

Buy 3 Ultras for the same price and get a better filter to boot.


And STILL have plenty $ left over to buy some really cool pinkish purple spray paint! LOL


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500946
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I think all models are to be discontinued.

Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4500958
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Quote:
What you think?

'Since you asked,' I think it's SUPER promotion. And whoever said there's a sucker born every minute, would have had something like the topic HKS in mind. At least it's recommended fci is ~6k miles, not many off the shelf filters can do that. smirk

Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: AirgunSavant] #4500961
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Some discussion and a video of a cut open here:

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4474773/Re:_Anyone_try_a_HKS_filter?#Post4474773

Originally Posted By: AirgunSavant
I think all models are to be discontinued.


I believe there is a newer model that is black.

Last edited by DuckRyder; 08/29/17 04:32 AM.

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Re: HKS OIL FILTER FOR HONDAS [Re: David1] #4501027
08/29/17 06:40 AM
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I think this particular filter might be aimed at the keener driver, who might use their car for track days amd autotests.

The car may even be tuned.

I haven't heard of HKS being thought of as anything other than a manufacturer of high quality products.


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