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Old 08-25-2009, 10:05 AM   #1
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Old 08-25-2009, 10:08 AM   #2
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thats pretty expensive. Unless it includes the price of the oil. But even so you can change it on the sportbike so easy.
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Dude... that's a lot. Its very easy to change oil on most sportbikes, learn to change it youself.
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The Busa is a . Its worth 60 easy. I still do it myself though.
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I think Motorcycles Unlimited is 45ish for an oil & filter change, non synthetic. After I buy oil and filter...I'd rather just pay them the few extra bux to not have to mess with it. Futhermore, they typically get you in and out.

And yes, I can change it myself, I think I save about 7 bux. Aint worth it. And if your bike is saftey wired, then you really win. Cuz they wire it back.
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I think Motorcycles Unlimited is 45ish for an oil & filter change, non synthetic. After I buy oil and filter...I'd rather just pay them the few extra bux to not have to mess with it. Futhermore, they typically get you in and out.

And yes, I can change it myself, I think I save about 7 bux. Aint worth it. And if your bike is saftey wired, then you really win. Cuz they wire it back.
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Its way to easy to change my own oil. Plus my bike uses 2 quarts dry so its supercheap. It probably costs me about $25-30 max with filter.
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for synthetic....$10 per quart and then 10-15-ish for filter

if you run syn-blend, then $5 a quart
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hah, super easy, 20 bux for all my oil approx 5 quarts and maybe like 6 for the filter. takes 10 minutes. Oh yea and its synthetic oil too.
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I think Motorcycles Unlimited is 45ish for an oil & filter change, non synthetic. After I buy oil and filter...I'd rather just pay them the few extra bux to not have to mess with it. Futhermore, they typically get you in and out.

And yes, I can change it myself, I think I save about 7 bux. Aint worth it. And if your bike is saftey wired, then you really win. Cuz they wire it back.
And they check out the bike, they may catch something you missed? Worth it to have a pro do it.
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The Busa is a . Its worth 60 easy. I still do it myself though.
Why is that??? Pls. can you elaborate?? I see the the 'busa as my next bike and I normally do all the maintenance in my bikes.
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Why is that??? Pls. can you elaborate?? I see the the 'busa as my next bike and I normally do all the maintenance in my bikes.
bluewave is right. I do my own and hate doing it. The right side fairing on the '08+ is a pain in the to get off...especially the first time you do it. After that it's still time consuming. The tabs that hold the fairing in place really suck. I've already half broke off one, and have to be careful not to break it completely each time I remove it.
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exactly^ Its not like you can reach through a hole in the plastic. The oil cooler need to be unbolted to get the filter out. That could be due to the Muzzy header though.
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$60 isnt bad but just do it urself

the actual draining is what takes the longest on my bike and I have to pull the left side fairing and shift linkage.
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Don't forget the service shop has salaries, rent, insurance and would probably like to make a minimal profit to grow the business.

On a separate note, thanks STX Cycles.....good prices, great service!!
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I change oil for free, just the cost of the oil and the filter
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hahaha I'd like to see you people pay for an oil change on a Mercedes, Bmw, or Porsche...$60 is nothing
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