I have a HiSun HS700 (686cc one cyl.) and needed to do it's first oil change. I found that the Chinese oil filter CF188-011300 had a Fram cross-reference to a PH4967 so I picked the Fram filter up at Walmart along with the recommended 10W40 motor oil.
I removed the oil fill plug and then the drain plug, followed by removal of the original factory oil filter. The oil drain plug and original filter were extremely tight. I did not have the 67mm oil filter wrench and bent the filter up pretty badly using channel lock pliers.
Replaced the drain plug, and the filter and the fill plug after putting in the required 70 ounces of oil and started it up.
I shut it down almost immediately but not until a little over a quart of oil squirted out from the oil filter's rubber seal.
Yes, I had lubed the new filter gasket and made sure the old filter gasket was not left behind when I removed the old filter.
I went to the store and bought the oil filter wrench and removed the Fram filter. I saw nothing wrong with the seating area or the gasket so I put it back on (making sure it was as tight as I dare without stripping it) and added the missing oil. I stood on the side of the motor where I could see the filter while I started the engine again. Again the oil started to squirt out.
I removed the Fram filter and reinstalled the bent original and topped off the oil again. I started the engine and it is not leaking now.
Anyone have this issue? Is the Fram filter a true replacement? Did I just get a new filter with a bad gasket which is not visibly bad?
By Ralph Brescia
I'm new to the side by side world. That said I'm intrested in Joyner products but was very disapointed yesterday when local ATV Dealers didn't have anything positive to say about the Joyner product line.
I realize some of negative comments come from dealers who sell Honda, Yamaha and Kawasaki's and not Joyner products. My major concern is service. I would welcome ANY help/advise from forum members as to where ... IF I purchase Joyner products I could have them service in the Okeechobee, Fl. area.
Thank you ... Ralph
Hey guys I'm ready to buy my shocks, but need some info. When I try cycling the front suspension, the suspension binds up, when the tie rod ball joint is at approximately 90 degrees. Which from stock is close to 8" wheel travel. Once I unbolt the tie rod and stock shock, I easily get 13"+ wheel travel. Are my stock replacement tie rod ball joints defective? Have you guys replaced the ball joints to get maximum travel? Are you guys using heims with misalignment spacers?
By Bruce Benwa
I have a 1990 Kawasaki Mule 2010 (KAF540C) with 535 cm3 air cooled single cylinder engine. Need help locating the oil fill location, dipstick location and drain plug location for an oil change. Was told that the engine oil and rear differential share the same fluids. Is this correct? Found the rear end fill plug, sight glass, and drain plug, but the level in the sight glass is several inches below the engine crankcase. How can there be any oil in the engine if the oil level is lower than the engine? Please help! Bruce