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Old 09-13-2006, 02:04 PM   #1
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oil change ?

postin from the sidekick, can't search and see if its been posted

i need an oil change for the ninja
should i take it 2 the shop ? or is there a site i could look @ and Do it myself
ive done oil changes on my car myself, cus i don't wanna pay some1 for somethin simple- but i have no idea how 2 do it on a bike

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Old 09-13-2006, 02:05 PM   #2
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:10 PM   #3
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very easy to do yourself, any cycle shop you can get a oil filter.
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:10 PM   #4
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pretty much the same, if you leave in my area i can help.
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:13 PM   #5
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if your headed to the kawi shop, you'll need oil filter part number 16099-003. If you go to cycle gear, get a HiFlo filter part number HF401. Your bike takes 1.9Litres of oil(2 quarts). 10w40 is recommended for that unit. If you do get the parts from the kawi shop, also pick up a new crush washer for your oil drain plug part number 92065-097. It's recommended you change that washer at every service, but not absolutely necessary. BTW, that should be an easy job, just be careful not to damage the O-ring under the oil filter cover. Hope this helps. JET
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:21 PM   #6
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you dont need that o-ring it just stops the oil from coming out lol
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:01 PM   #7
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We do an oil change and 21 point inspection for $42.50, it includes lubing and adjusting the chain, checking the brakes, adjusting tire pressure, checking your electrics, adjusting throttle cable and clutch freeplay, etc.
If you just want to do it yourself we have the filters and oil in stock.
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