K&N unveils Wrench-Off performance oil filters

Publish Date: 
Dec 18, 2013
By Dave Koshollek

Since its founding in 1969 by Ken and Norm, K&N has been offering washable and reusable high-flow filters. The new oil filters include a 17 mm Hex nut integrated into the end of the filter housing, enabling easy removal and allows extensive oil flow, according to Jeremy Templeman, product manager at the company. It’s available in black or chrome finish.

Vehicle Fitment: American V-Twin bikes, metric cruisers, sport bikes, dirt bikes, ATVs and watercraft

Target Customer: DIY consumers and consumers purchasing synthetic oils

Product Cross-sells: Anyone buying synthetic motor oil should consider a K&N oil filter and vice versa

Dealer Margin: Greater than 35 percent

Warranty: Warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship, Templeman says.

Installation Tips:  Filter access depends on the application, but by using the 17 mm welded nut removal times can be reduced.