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Oil and break in

I bought my bike and did the break in period as i was told. I rode for about 2500 mile and then got stationed in Italy. I had to drain all the oil and fuel before shipping. First how much oil does the bike hold and what kind should i put in. Second and most important do i have to go through another break in period or can i treat it as normal?

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Usually what you want to follow is the recommendation from the manual. like if it is new, you have to put in 1.2 liters, then for change oils, 1.0 liters.

but since you have drained it for shipping, it is strongly suggested that you go for the factiry default volume to make sure all parts ar soaked.

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