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Oil Filter Thread
« on: 11.03. 2011 10:48 »
If anyone is going to fit an oil filter inside their tool box and needs some fasteners to mount it to the back of the tool box, my oil filter top has 5/16" UNF threads, so don't assume that because the filter is new it will be metric and have what looks like M8 threads in it.
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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #1 on: 11.03. 2011 19:17 »
G'day Alan,
               are you talking of the spin on oil filter heads that you see on ebay. They are a copy of the Snorton Commical filter when most Pommie bikes had UNC/UNF threads. At least they weren't metric.
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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #2 on: 12.03. 2011 13:23 »
Yep that's the type. Photo attached of the finished installation in the tool box. This is not a 1/2 hour job by the time you space the filter off the back face of the tool box to fit it low down and leave room for spare bulbs etc. and re-pipe the hoses. I did originally have the filter under the gearbox but it clouted on a speed bump (sleeping policeman). I really like this set up since it's completely out of sight, should have put it in there in the first place.
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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #3 on: 12.03. 2011 13:36 »
Nice neat job, is that the electronic ignition and the back of the secret on/off switch in there as well!

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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #4 on: 12.03. 2011 16:06 »
No Stu, the black box at the top is the voltage regulator. It's a V Reg 2 from A O Services which I fitted after the previous CMES unit which went AWOL.
The little switch at the left side is a simple on/off switch. You've reminded me I don't really know why I fitted it considering that it's wired to the main supply and not the ignition and the fuses protect the wiring in case of a short, so it's redundant. What I should do is rewire that switch to earth the magneto to act as an on/off switch to give a modicum of security. Will do.
Thanks for jogging me into action, now where did I put the wiring connector crimper?
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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #5 on: 13.03. 2011 10:54 »
Hello world!

Look here for a picture of Alan's no-more-so-secret kill switch!!!  *lol*
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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #6 on: 13.03. 2011 12:48 »
Oh Yeh

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Let us know where you the keep the bike overnight!

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Re: Oil Filter Thread
« Reply #7 on: 13.03. 2011 16:23 »
OK Guys, I've now moved it to a secret place just under the............ hell, nearly had to move it again! *wave*
Nice run in the sun this morning, bike going well. I've been looking forward to saying that.
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