Spin On oil Filter adapter question

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Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Bigbikerrick » Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:14 pm

Hi Folks, in browsing some old forum posts, I see that a gentleman from Russia was selling a machined adapter , to use a spin on oil filter in place of the cover in the housing that takes the cartridge filter. Seems like a simple conversion.
what are the collective's thoughts on these?
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Tomcatfixer » Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:54 pm

People seem to like them.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Lokiboy » Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:56 pm

Note: you can’t use it if you have the crossover pipe. There is no room.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Bigbikerrick » Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:35 pm

Oh well, It seemed like such a good idea...Forgot about the crossover! Thanks for mentioning that.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by GregAus » Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:47 am

If someone wants to make their own
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by jaybird » Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:56 am

GregAus wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:47 am
If someone wants to make their own

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Nice drawing, thanks for sharing it.

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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by jaybird » Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:19 am

I have one of these adapters that I bought from another member on the forum, it’s very nicely made.
I haven’t used it because I run my GearUp off road and I’m afraid it will get knocked off, the filter is very vulnerable in that position. I installed the updated IMZ front housing on my Retro the last time I had the engine out a few years ago, that was a nice upgrade.
I plan to use the spin on adaptor on another older rig that I have that is primarily a street machine.

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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by windmill » Fri Sep 24, 2021 9:48 am

Here's Urals spin on filter conversion kit, https://www.uralne.com/engine-front-con ... il-filter/

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Straight up swap of front cover, pretty easy to do. Available from any dealer.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by MonkeysUncle » Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:31 am

I'm happy with the spin-on filter adapter. Machined one for my son's Tourist and one for my GU. Could see where it might be a problem for serious off-roading but otherwise plenty of clearance. I removed the GU cross-over pipe and turned a couple aluminum caps. Didn't notice any change in performance.

Ended up turning another one along with some adapters to allow mounting different filters to the Ural OEM spin-on cover.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Bigbikerrick » Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:58 pm

Thank you, Gentlemen, for all the great info. I can see how the adapter for the older bikes wont work with the crossover. It almost looks like the short black filter will clear....maybe not. I think I will use up the couple of internal cartridge filters I have, and then do the full conversion with the new front cover.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by jaybird » Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:14 pm

Bigbikerrick wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:58 pm
Thank you, Gentlemen, for all the great info. I can see how the adapter for the older bikes wont work with the crossover. It almost looks like the short black filter will clear....maybe not. I think I will use up the couple of internal cartridge filters I have, and then do the full conversion with the new front cover.
I bought my updated front cover from another member of the forum, but even buying one at retail from the dealer, I don’t think you will be disappointed with it.

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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Lokiboy » Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:39 pm

Bigbikerrick wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:58 pm
Thank you, Gentlemen, for all the great info. I can see how the adapter for the older bikes wont work with the crossover. It almost looks like the short black filter will clear....maybe not. I think I will use up the couple of internal cartridge filters I have, and then do the full conversion with the new front cover.
Something to consider. Swapping out every 5,000kms, can buy a lot of cartridge filters for $200.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by windmill » Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:40 pm

MonkeysUncle wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:31 am
I removed the GU cross-over pipe and turned a couple aluminum caps. Didn't notice any change in performance.
You may have not noticed it, but it does make a difference in performance, and fuel economy. That's why the 2021 and older OEM exhaust, the aftermarket GRP 2 into 1, and the new 2022 OEM 2 into 1 have them.
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Eric N » Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:05 pm

People use a variety of filters on the 2013 and older Urals, some good, some don't feel like they fit right.

Not sure what you are using, but the Hiflo 895 is a legit proper filter.
http://www.hiflofiltro.com/catalogue/filter/HF895

Terry has them at a great price: http://www.crawfordsales.info/?page_id=38
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Re: Spin On oil Filter adapter question

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:05 am

I use a short wix filter and a hammer to flatten out my crossover tube just a little.
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