oil changes and filters what oil do you use

4 replies to this topic
  • dwnlowx

Posted October 21, 2006 - 03:05 PM


just wondering what oil people are running and if the stainless stell filters are good or not,and how often do you guys change your oil

  • VanH

Posted October 21, 2006 - 04:14 PM


I'm using Maxima in both the transmission and engine. I change the oil after every 5 hours of ride time and I clean the filter after 10 hours. I have a staninless steel filter and had had no problems. It's more then paid for itself. Some say every 5 hours is too often to change the oil, but oil is cheap compared to engine parts and I have no problem doing it.

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  • Terrain Rider 4z

Posted October 21, 2006 - 04:42 PM


Seriously, you need to do a search. The oil question has been asked at least a thousand times!

  • barch88

Posted October 21, 2006 - 07:04 PM


I run paper filters, but serioulsy need to buy a Scotts next season. I run Yamalube oil, just because I know it will work fine, and don't feel like searching around for "the perfect oil." Change oil every 5-6 hours, and filter every other oil change, until I get the SS filter, it will be cleaned with each oil change.

  • DPW

Posted October 21, 2006 - 07:34 PM


every six hours or so and I use Maxima 15w50 Extra

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