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Old 01-21-2007, 02:11 PM   #1
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Default Re: How Often to Change Oil/Filter?

Who cares. The Bears are going to Miami baby!
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Old 01-21-2007, 02:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: How Often to Change Oil/Filter?

Change it when it's dirty, when you've racked up a bunch of miles per your bike's schedule, or when it's over a year old. Come on.
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Old 01-21-2007, 02:47 PM   #3
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Default Oh goody, an oil thread.

The type of oil is most important. I use Mobil1 in my bikes and change it (and the filter) when it gets dirty. Usually around 4K miles. I've got 74K on my '91 GSX1100G and it still doesn't use any more oil than it did when it had 6K on it. The seals haven't had to be replaced either.



BTW, it can't hurt to change oil more often than the recommended interval. Frequent changes are relatively cheap insurance. I know some of the new bikes have longer intervals, but they make me nervous. I'm going to stick with what I know works for me.
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:13 PM   #4
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I have gone to changing 6000 miles after starting to use Amsoil synthetic. The MOM states 7500, but I like nice even numbers. I have read that 18 wheelers will run 100,000 miles on good oil (such as Shell Rotella Synthetic) with just a filter change. Have never talk personally to a trucker about that though.
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:16 PM   #5
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Good luck, it looks like you will be playing the patriots, cuz it seems the colts are choking.

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Old 01-21-2007, 03:23 PM   #6
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Very clever way to start an oil thread.



Have at it boys!
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:41 PM   #7
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It ain't over yet..Touchdown Colts!
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:41 PM   #8
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They can't win the big ones on the road...AFC rules...GMP predicts
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:51 PM   #9
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Now we just need someone with "I just bought a bike, how do you properly break in the engine" post.
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:54 PM   #10
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If he doesn't like it when we jump on him for stupid things (i.e. kbashing) why does he continue commenting on our posts with pompous crap?
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