Survey of Oil Change Durations??


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  • UURFOURHUNDRED

Posted March 04, 2008 - 04:37 PM

#1

How Often and what do you use as far as weight/viscosity brand and filter in your Wr? Im curious to see everyones answers, ammuse me, but dont abuse me!

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  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted March 04, 2008 - 04:48 PM

#2

How Often and what do you use as far as weight/viscosity brand and filter in your Wr? Im curious to see everyones answers, ammuse me, but dont abuse me!

YEAHHHHHHHH


i use diesel oil....shell and i change the oil and filter every 300 miles or asap after if im on a long weekend ride...i.e. mexico or something! i have 7000miles on my 06 and she still runs strong

  • dazzabb

Posted March 04, 2008 - 04:51 PM

#3

Motul 300V and twin air oil / air filters.

Oil changed every 1,000km (600 miles) along with the oil filter.

Clean airfilter after EVERY ride.

  • h20mn

Posted March 04, 2008 - 04:53 PM

#4

mostly easy trail riding with wife, 350 miles 10-50 yamaha lube 3R. filter change each time

  • UURFOURHUNDRED

Posted March 04, 2008 - 05:02 PM

#5

:thumbsup: yamadog says that youve been naughty to your bikeys, you need a spakin....

  • TRUE_2_YAMAHA_001

Posted March 04, 2008 - 05:04 PM

#6

i change mine after every other ride and my oil filter every other oil change and it seems to be working great for me.

  • UURFOURHUNDRED

Posted March 04, 2008 - 05:05 PM

#7

Wait till you blow a rod :thumbsup: then your gonna be like well the man behind the counter told me to use AMSOIL:prof: , but instead i used Quaker STATE:thumbsdn: ....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH:rant:

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  • thumper tom

Posted March 04, 2008 - 05:29 PM

#8

Delo 400 oil every 200 miles with a stainless micro filter cleaning, I use the delo 400 in my ford deisel and it costs 55 bucks for 6 gallons at costco, so it only costs about 2 bucks to change the bike oil everytime

  • dirtysouth

Posted March 04, 2008 - 06:06 PM

#9

Wait till you blow a rod :thumbsup: then your gonna be like well the man behind the counter told me to use AMSOIL:prof: , but instead i used Quaker STATE:thumbsdn: ....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH:rant:

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1040 Yamalube every 600 miles if I get lucky. Bumped 1100 once. Oil filter (OEM) every 3rd change. Air filter cleaned if it needs it. As a matter of fact I am still running the one replacement filter that I bought early on and I cannot even give myself a clue as to who makes it...and I am looking at it now:excuseme: . Have been riding daily and catching off routes along the way since 2005 with the only failure to date being a melted can (OEM) connection at the header end which subsequently melted a bit of my rear fender. Other than that though..I am still thumpin:thumbsup:

  • Wiz636

Posted March 04, 2008 - 06:39 PM

#10

Mobile1 Racing 4T or Amsoil MCF changed every 6 to 8 hours.

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  • Dube2

Posted March 04, 2008 - 07:48 PM

#11

yamalube after every 3 rides. my rides are an average of 50-75 miles so maybe after every 225 miles or so. New yamaha oil filter at every oil change or K&N oil filter after every other oil change. I do my best to keep the R's down and get a longer life out of my engine. :thumbsup: :eek: :D :ride:

  • bhiggins25

Posted March 04, 2008 - 07:57 PM

#12

Motul 5100 (semi-synthetic) 15w50. Costs me about $8.00 a quart. Changed every 100-200 miles. Filter change every other time.

I know this is overkill and I would be just fine with Rotella T or something else similarly priced, but a couple times a year I need to put 400 miles or so between oil changes in Baja, and using the best oil I can buy and changing it frequently stateside gives me piece of mind, if nothing else. Additionally, I need my bikes to last 3-4 years, at least, and again, I would prefer to pay more for oil to preserve my confidence that my bike will last that long.

  • KennyMc

Posted March 04, 2008 - 09:04 PM

#13

Maxium4 Extra 15/50 at ~400miles with filter change every time.

  • Birdy426

Posted March 04, 2008 - 10:16 PM

#14

Rotella T 15W40
Scotts Stainless oil filter cleaned at every oil change
Oil changed after every trip to the dez. Doesn't matter if it's one day or 3, she gets "serviced". Most desert days are 100 miles or less...
Twin Air air filter cleaned after every trip also. If it's really dusty or we've ridnen a bunch in a day, I may change it before riding the next day.

  • redswr

Posted March 04, 2008 - 10:23 PM

#15

wow... i've been over doing it. 15w30 every 100 miles...

  • graazzy

Posted March 05, 2008 - 05:17 AM

#16

I use castrol activ , with a stainless filter , and i change the oil after every ride.

  • Island Boy

Posted March 05, 2008 - 06:30 AM

#17

Mobil 1 Racing 4T 10W-40
Oil changed every 400-500 miles
Scotts stainless steel filter cleaned every other oil change
Uni Foam Filter Cleaned when it looks dirty

  • bg10459

Posted March 05, 2008 - 08:47 AM

#18

Rotella T 15w40, scotts stainless filter.
Oil changed and filter cleaned every ride day or weekend. Never more than 200 miles. Total cost < $3.

  • IBLucky

Posted March 05, 2008 - 07:40 PM

#19

I use any good 10-40 I have in the garage at the time and and change it almost every ride and the filter every 3rd time, I know this is a bit much, but I feel better about riding the thing hard as I like and not worying about the motor cause I change oil so often, *** it's only a quart anyway
:thumbsup:

  • rv4pilot

Posted March 05, 2008 - 07:58 PM

#20

Rotella with Scott stainless filter. I change oil after every 2-3 rides depending on the intensity of the enviroment and the ride. More than getting dirty, oil shears and loses its viscosity in MX/Enduro bikes. Oil is suppose to get dirty. It suspends the dirt and carbon particles making it look dirty. Its not expensive to change oil when using Rotella and a reusable filter. Rekluse recommends Rotella. I hit the filter after every ride.




 
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