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01-25-2018, 12:01 AM
Trying to figure out a good way to mount an oil filter on a Shovelhead. Was looking for some ideas from some people who may have done the same thing. Was thinking about maybe the area under the oil bag, between the rear fender and and transmission. If anyone has a lead on a bracket or set up, let me know!

01-25-2018, 3:27 AM
Paughco makes a horseshoe oil bag with a Filter that screws in from the side. Not exactly the cheapest option, but it looks the cleanest (in my opinion) and uses stock harley filters. Or lowbrow customs has oil filter mounts. They aren’t small though.

01-25-2018, 4:19 AM
I ran one off the front motor mount, regulator sits on top

01-25-2018, 8:30 AM
A few ideas and suggestions from members here:
ChopCult thread (2014); Remote Shovelhead oil filter question: http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29449

01-25-2018, 9:44 AM
I hung mine off the frame rail.

Two 3/8" bungs in the frame. The filter adapter is from this guy:


You'll have to fab you bracket but it's super clean, strong, and zero mess changes.



01-27-2018, 8:29 PM
I ran mine up front under the regulator with the kit from jp cycles. My dads 84 wide glide has his sitting out back behind the transmission i believe