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Changing oil & oil filter on 1994 R1100RT ABS

Best oil - Castrol ? What is best filter & what size /type of spanner is required to remove/replace the filter.

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Oil is a matter of preference,just as the brand of bike.Find a forum for your bike and see what all the other owners are using and recommend.The forums are a good source for info on specific models of bikes..Thanks

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