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I need specs.

1. What weight oil does my bike take?
2. Where does it go?
3. what weight oil is for the drive shaft
4. Where does it go?
5. what weight oil is for the transmission?
6. Where does it go?

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Engine Oil SE Class SAE 10W40, 10W50, 20W40, 20W50
w/Filter Change 4.0 liter
No Filter Change 3.5 liter
Level On center stand, wait 5 min, middle of window Left side of engine case cover

Final Gear Case Oil
Above 5°C API GL-5 SAE 90
Below 5°C API GL-5 SAE 80
Capacity 0.2 liter
Level Mcy vertical, to bottom thread of filler cap hole left side of rear wheel

Engine oil and trans oil are the same

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