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Old 04-09-2014, 10:05 AM   #21
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Old 04-09-2014, 10:50 AM   #22
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But my bike is super special and custom. The book doesn't apply to my bike. I have a pc5 and a slip on.
Ya, you should be doing a monthly oil change with Aimsoil and wix filter only...

Maybe twice a month if it rains or dew is on the ground...
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:47 PM   #23
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For you track guys: I was told that for a dedicated track bike, changing the oil every 3 trackdays is a good idea. Bike is an 07 GSXR 600, stock motor. I'm not planning on running the bike too hard- level 1, level 2 at most. Is this overkill, or about right?
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:33 PM   #24
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doesnt wix make purolator filters?

edit: nvm i think wix makes napas

to the above poster about the oil filtesr here is one i read with pics, prob the same detailed write up you read:

http://wetwesties1.tripod.com/oilfilterstudy/
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Is the old paper Fram good enough?
From my days as a corporate automotive service/field engineer as well as a couple of years as a fuel injection product manager in the aftermarket parts arena, I wouldn't put a Fram filter on anything I cared about.

I don't know about the motorcycle filters specifically, but their car filters were of poor quality materials with fewer pleats/surface area, inconsistent bypass pressures, poor tolerances and cheap construction compared to most of the competition. I'd stick with the OE filter.
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Fram is junk. And the "techs" they have at Walmart installing them always over torque the out of them.
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why would you take a motorcycle to wal mart... i once asked for a motorcycle battery there and the tech swore on his mother that motorcycles dont use batteries
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