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How often should the oil be changed? what weight of oil ,how much does it hold?

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Oil changes in a motorcycle should not be treated the same as cars because of length of time spent idle in garage etc.Oil that sits is not a good thing because of acidic conditions and other potential corrosion problems.( bad for engine) I change mine at every start of season or every 3000 miles which ever comes first.(after initial break in of course) Have been a bike owner for years and do all maintenence. A good heavy weight oil such as 20w50 is probably recommended but you may want to be sure as proper viscosity will effect the engine noise. Oil capacity varies between bikes but two qts for a v-twin should be enough. Look at the sight at the bottom of crank when you fill to be certain.

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