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Old 11-27-2013, 07:25 PM   #1
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I'm new to the bike world, so I apologize in advance to the newb question. However, I live off of West Mount Houston (249) and 45 and I'm looking for a shop or someone that could show me how to change my motorcycle oil. I have been doing some research as well but the oil needs to be change once it becomes a dark brown correct?

I went to one shop today and they mentioned that it would cast $60.00 to change the oil. Is that about the average price for a motorcycle shop to change the oil?
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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Hello All,

I'm new to the bike world, so I apologize in advance to the newb question. However, I live off of West Mount Houston (249) and 45 and I'm looking for a shop or someone that could show me how to change my motorcycle oil. I have been doing some research as well but the oil needs to be change once it becomes a dark brown correct?

I went to one shop today and they mentioned that it would cast $60.00 to change the oil. Is that about the average price for a motorcycle shop to change the oil?
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Check that out. Its one of motohouston's sponsors they are near you also. he can help you out with the oil change. I would ask him questions about your bike, but on my street bike i wait about 3-4k miles on the bike between changes

$60 could be about right. my amsoil full synthetic oil runs 10/quart amsoil filter 15 and then i change it myself to save a little money.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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Its the oil. Motorcycle oil is pricey if you get the good stuff.
I spent $70 on just oil and filter. Then I had to change it, lol
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We charge $49.50 for an oil change and 23 point inspection including cleaning/lubing/adjusting the chain.
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^^ great price also, go with hop or patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited. Cant go wrong either way
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:53 AM   #6
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I change my oil by mileage. IF you bough you bike new its recommended to have the first oil change around the 600 mile mark. If this is the 2nd plus oil change for the bike then it really depends on the miles in between.
As for taking it somewhere id go with Motorcycles Unlimited or HOP. $50 is going to get you regular oil, but if you want full synthetic it can run 60+ easily plus most like to change the filer which is about 10-20 bucks depending on bike.
You could also change the oil your self, its not hard and takes very little time.
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Please don't change your oil based on color
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