Would you use this oil filter?

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I recently picked up a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R and would like to change the oil. I have my oil picked out and ordered an oil filter. The oil filter I chose is made by Emgo. After UPS delivered the filter, I opened the box to take a look. The paper seems to be very "fiber-like"? I took some pictures so you guys can have a look. My question is...would you use this oil filter? I do not want to cause harm to my new motorcycle for using an inferior $6 part. Or am I being paranoid and this will work just fine? Thanks for your input!
 
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That's very typical of this type of filter. My Honda CBX uses the exact same filter and I buy them from Honda. They look exactly as yours. My Honda filter is Hecho in Japan but this Emgo is likely a Taiwan product. Are they equal? Probably.
 
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I've never used an emgo but I've never heard of them being bad and they make several oem filters. I've always used honda or k&n the k&n is made by hiflofiltro but has a nut welded to the end so they charge double. I would run any of these without worry including the emgo.
 

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I've used Emgo in the past and never had issues. But that is also true about the F-EG (OCOD) ... People sweat the nano-stuff here.
 
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Originally Posted By: lancerplayer
The paper seems to be very "fiber-like"? My question is...would you use this oil filter? I do not want to cause harm to my new motorcycle for using an inferior $6 part. Or am I being paranoid and this will work just fine?
So... what did you think the filter media should look like? Why are you assuming something's wrong here?
 
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these guys are claiming traps down to 10 micron? What do the K&N bike filters capture down to?
 
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Originally Posted By: Skanky
these guys are claiming traps down to 10 micron? What do the K&N bike filters capture down to?
Every filter "traps down to 10 microns" to some degree. It's the degree it does it to that matters.
 
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Originally Posted By: Skanky
these guys are claiming traps down to 10 micron? What do the K&N bike filters capture down to?
K&N does not post technical data somehow hide
 
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