They are easy to clean. Brake cleaner/similar, wipe, blow out with air. Not any more messy than disposal of old filter.
Question for you guys that use these.
What solvent do you clean them with and is it a PITA and messy?
If a dealer doesn't know to clean a filter they shall close right away.K and N filters are $10 and the best you can buy, why spend $150. if your on the road and need an oilchange with no place to do it yourself, will the dealer be set up to clean the replaceable filter or even know how, you can't change it in the parking lot like i have done at auto parts stores, they even lend you a pan and take your old oil and filter.
It might void the powertrain warranty on that fancy M8.!!! lololol...JK!! Congrats!!Is there a minimum amount of miles needed for a new bike to start using one of these? I had one on my 12' RG but I just picked up an '18, will take it to the dealer for the first service to go over the bike and change all fluids, but can I use a lifetime filter from there on out?