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Old 01-23-2020, 09:05 PM   #69 (permalink)
jjackstone
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
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.
Ha. Back in the old days my '74 Honda 750 needed new oil every thousand miles or six months whether you rode it or not. The theory was that fumes from the gasoline would contaminate and ruin the oil even if you weren't riding.
JJ
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