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Old 01-22-2020, 11:51 PM   #68 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
It takes 4.5 quarts of synthetic and the manufacturer says to change it every 3,000 miles. Is that normal for a "motorcycle?" Honda says to change the oil in my cars every 7,500 miles, it takes less for around 2l, and I just use the cheap stuff.
Most motorcycle engines are unit construction so the engine and transmission share the same oil.

My BMW and Piaggio recommend an oil change every 6,000 miles. Some Hondas are every 8,000.

The most important oil change is the first one which is usually at 600 miles.
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