Oil change frequency?

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  • Djs yz426f

Posted September 30, 2013 - 07:31 AM


I have a 2000 yz426f and i run 10w-40 full synthetic oil in it...how often do you guys recommend i change my oil...when i go riding i go to gorman ca which consists of long trail rides and sweet hill climbs...as of now i change about every other ride depending on the severity of the riding.

  • detox

Posted September 30, 2013 - 07:51 AM


sounds good to me.

  • Smoke2323

Posted October 07, 2013 - 06:49 PM


Every ten hours of run time.

  • frankie_b_jr

Posted October 09, 2013 - 07:55 PM


Another good measure of time is change it about every 3rd full tank of fuel you use, or less if you have an oversize tank. I change mine every other tank full with an ims 3.2? Gallon tank.

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  • INJURY_69

Posted October 10, 2013 - 12:47 AM


Am I correct to say . . . more often is required for the 250F?

  • Hoosier-Daddy

Posted October 12, 2013 - 08:36 AM


Clean oil and air keeps a motor happy. She will love you long time.

  • grayracer513

Posted October 12, 2013 - 10:01 AM



  • INJURY_69

Posted October 13, 2013 - 03:04 PM


great read on the 450F oil interval recommendations. Can 100% of that information be applied to the 250F or since it's a smaller displacement change the oil more often?

  • grayracer513

Posted October 13, 2013 - 07:20 PM


I probably would not stretch the interval out as far on a 250F, no.  They get worked a lot harder. 

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