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Oil Filters
« on: 11.01. 2018 14:49 »
Does anyone make an external oil filter for A7 A10 ?

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #1 on: 11.01. 2018 15:04 »
Cannot believe you haven't found some of the discussions here about oil filters; the subject comes up quite often!!
 
Seems the most common type of oil filter is known as a Norton Commando filter but it's a generic filter housing that uses a fairly common filter canister. That filter will fit into the toolbox of swing-arm machines but folks have fitted them in other places. On the plunger the toolbox is too small for the filter so I mounted it on the front of the rear mudguard, just behind the gearbox.

Here is one supplier: http://www.norbsa02.freeuk.com/goffyoil.htm

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #2 on: 11.01. 2018 15:18 »
Cannot believe you haven't found some of the discussions here about oil filters; the subject comes up quite often!!
 
Seems the most common type of oil filter is known as a Norton Dominator(?) filter but it's a generic filter housing that uses a fairly common filter canister. That filter will fit into the toolbox of swing-arm machines but folks have fitted them in other places. On the plunger the toolbox is too small for the filter so I mounted it on the front of the rear mudguard, just behind the gearbox.

Here is one supplier: http://www.norbsa02.freeuk.com/goffyoil.htm

Thanks for that. I knew that I had seen one somewhere.
Looking at it (£48.50 + £5.95 P&P) it looks simular to one on ebay for
(£23.95 + £3.85 P+P)   https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Remote-oil-filter-kit-suits-classic-BSA-A7-A10-A50-A65-Motorcycles/331764146537?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649   
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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #3 on: 12.01. 2018 07:47 »
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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #4 on: 12.01. 2018 16:34 »
That one on ebay is the one I have fitted to my swinging arm A7 it is fitted inside the tool box but you will have make up a suitable mounting bracket and drill holes in the back for the oil pipes.

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #5 on: 12.01. 2018 18:02 »
That one on ebay is the one I have fitted to my swinging arm A7 it is fitted inside the tool box but you will have make up a suitable mounting bracket and drill holes in the back for the oil pipes.
I was considering drilling two bolt holes and mounting it inside and directly onto the back face of the toolbox, and two grometed holes for the pipes.
I will sus it out when it arrives.
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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #6 on: 12.01. 2018 18:48 »
Roy let us know if the filter mount you get sent is made by RGM.


Have a look here, they sell the complete RGM kit and also parts for it separately (note: excluding vat prices):-


https://www.rgmnorton.co.uk/dept/in-line-oil-filters_d0191.htm

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #7 on: 12.01. 2018 19:10 »
Roy let us know if the filter mount you get sent is made by RGM.


Have a look here, they sell the complete RGM kit and also parts for it separately (note: excluding vat prices):-


https://www.rgmnorton.co.uk/dept/in-line-oil-filters_d0191.htm

Will do Roger, certainly looks the same body.
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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #8 on: 13.01. 2018 13:46 »
Here is a photo of my oil filter as fitted to my A7 there is still room for a few tools and inside the regulator cover I have fitted a DVR2 electronic regulator.

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #9 on: 13.01. 2018 14:27 »
Bob, that's a neat compact job. Is your filter mount stamped RGM?
I like to keep a tool roll in there and my DVR2 is mounted exactly where your's is but not in a regulator cover. I've been thinking I should look at fitting an oil filter to my GF and seeing yours is taking up so little room makes it all the more likely.




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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #10 on: 13.01. 2018 14:45 »
Yes it is RGM with a number 063139. It is a while since I fitted it and took the pipes out of the back and I believe I had to cut a corner off of the battery carrier to allow the pipes to clear.

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #11 on: 13.01. 2018 15:01 »
Bob, many thanks for your quick reply and that bit of additional info - always good to be forewarned.

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #12 on: 15.01. 2018 09:23 »
Roy let us know if the filter mount you get sent is made by RGM.


Have a look here, they sell the complete RGM kit and also parts for it separately (note: excluding vat prices):-


https://www.rgmnorton.co.uk/dept/in-line-oil-filters_d0191.htm
It is RGM.
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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #13 on: 15.01. 2018 19:46 »
Many thanks Roy. Will buy one.

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Re: Oil Filters
« Reply #14 on: 15.01. 2018 22:08 »
If its a Norton filter it will be good. *wink2* *wink2*

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