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#541110 - 05/03/14 7:48 pm Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120?  
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My buddy has a '69 Bonnie and he just bought a remote oil filter kit for it (looks the same as my Commando one). For those of you who have done this before, where is the best place to mount this filter and the best way to attach it?
Thanks,
John

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#541137 - 05/03/14 9:45 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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#541197 - 05/04/14 10:14 am Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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Steve,
Thanks for posting. That gave me lots of ideas!
Cheers,
John

#541474 - 05/05/14 10:04 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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Hello John
I got the idea on how to mount my filter from this forum.I made an aluminum bracket to bolt it to the center tube.Here are pics. I had to grind a stub that was on the lower frame casting. I hope it helps.
Juan
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s54/flamas_racing/HPIM1128.jpg<a href="http://s149.photobucket.com/
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s54/flamas_racing/HPIM1122.jpg

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#541479 - 05/05/14 11:19 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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If you don't like crawling under your bike, there's enough room on a Bonnie to mount it between the carbs. Very convenient to get at.


Cheers,

Bill

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#541482 - 05/06/14 12:17 am Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: HawaiianTiger]  
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Hello Tiger
How is it mounted? I can`t see the bracket.
Juan


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#541490 - 05/06/14 1:13 am Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: Juan]  
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H.T.

I'm surprised at you. I'd rather crawl under my bike, or at least lie down beside it, than to spill dirty oil all over the top of the gearbox. Besides, if you put the filter there, where would you set your beer?

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Oh, wait. You were talking about one of those twin carbureted bikes. Never mind.

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#541576 - 05/06/14 3:11 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: Juan]  
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Originally Posted By: Juan
Hello Tiger
How is it mounted? I can`t see the bracket.
Juan


Many bikes and many years ago...but..I think it's the Norton kit and uses the clamp it came with.

Ray, warming your beer? I thought you might be English.....

Cheers,
Bill

Last edited by HawaiianTiger; 05/06/14 3:13 pm.

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#541636 - 05/06/14 11:26 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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Here's where I put mine.
<a href="http://s1077.photobucket.com/user/ogslotu/media/P6110645.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1077.photobucket.com/albums/w465/ogslotu/P6110645.jpg" border="0" alt="Oil filter loc2 photo P6110645.jpg"/></a>
<a href="http://s1077.photobucket.com/user/ogslotu/media/P6110647.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1077.photobucket.com/albums/w465/ogslotu/P6110647.jpg" border="0" alt="Oil filter loc4 photo P6110647.jpg"/></a>
Had to cut away a piece of the inner cover for it to fit, kept the cut out bit just in case I wanted to return to standard.

#541637 - 05/06/14 11:28 pm Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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#541661 - 05/07/14 5:12 am Re: Best Way to Mount a Remote Oil Filter on T120? [Re: John Bakker]  
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Here's where I put mine


Been there for a couple of years and I'm happy with it. I sometimes get the urge to go slightly of road and on dirtroads and I like that it is protected from rocks and whatever.
Would of course look better had it been hidden away somewhere.
I mounted it using some clamp that I found at the hardware store.

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