2011 DL650- 25,700 miles, should valves be checked? - Page 3 - Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums
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post #21 of 21 Old 08-29-2019, 12:33 PM
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Well you must have had bad luck. I have used them exclusively and had no problem. The torque necessary to put them on is not very high.

Also this is the first I remember reading that they are failing. Maybe I just missed other such reports?
Google K&N oil filter leak. You will get hits for both cars and motorcycles.

K&N sources from China. They used to source from Wix and had no issues to speak of. Not any more it seems.
Suzuki buys from a manufacturer so they are not the OEM for oil filters.
Hi-Flo and Wix actually manufacture their products. I stick with them and have never had an issue.
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