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Foam air filter suppliers in the UK

After doing some research on reusable air filters it seems that the foam filters are the best choice, particularly if filtration is of higher priority than airflow. The manufacturer names I have come up with are Uni Filter and AMSOIL, both of which are US based. I have been on their web-sites to find out if they make them for Honda Transalps and to see if they have any suppliers in the UK, but there is no information about either of these. Does anyone know a supplier of these filters in the UK and if not, the names of any UK based foam filter manufacturers?

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Try www.bandcexpress.co.uk
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I sent some emails to Amsoil, Uni Filter and Twin Air with the following results.
Amsoil don't seem to do filters for Transalps and they have a very poor idea of which of their filters fit which bikes.
Uni filter do not produce a filter for the Transalp
Twin Air do a filter for the Transalp. They put me in contact with a UK distributer (JAM Sports 01252 725335) with which I have placed an order - they said it will around £10 which includes oil and filterbox cover apparently.
If I had had no success from Twin Air I would have tried the above two suggestions. bandcexpress.co.uk do a filter for the Transalp from Moto Air. Pipercross do not list the Transalp as one of the bikes they do filters for, but that does not mean none of them would fit.

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I am still having real problems with this. Pipercross do not do filters for the Transalp. Bancexpress.co.uk do sell the Moto Air air filters for the Transalp but it does not come with an air box cover!?!?!? How can you use a filter without an airbox cover.
Anyone who knows where I can get a foam filter for my bike (XL600V Transalp)...please let me know!

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