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Old 08-15-2007, 10:40 AM   #1
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oil change will do you good

well after stupidly thinking mobil 1 was a FULL synthetic for so many years ive finally switched to some REAL full synth. Went to Word cycle and got 4 quarts of Amsoil moto oil and a amsoil filter to go with it. Changed the plugs too

I was shocked at how much it ended up costing me though.
Total was like $107.

but the bike feels great. It revs smoother, it shifts smoother, feels up on power. awesome

p.s. I did also remove the TRE so maybe thats where im feeling most of the difference but im going to tell myself its the oil.
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Old 08-15-2007, 10:44 AM   #2
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it's good to know you'll be spending 100 bucks on an oil change every 3k miles.

Congrats...

i'll stick to my $40 oil change once a year
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I just changed my oil too. But it only cost me $20. :icon_bigg

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well after stupidly thinking mobil 1 was a FULL synthetic for so many years ive finally switched to some REAL full synth. Went to Word cycle and got 4 quarts of Amsoil moto oil and a amsoil filter to go with it. Changed the plugs too

I was shocked at how much it ended up costing me though.
Total was like $107.

but the bike feels great. It revs smoother, it shifts smoother, feels up on power. awesome

p.s. I did also remove the TRE so maybe thats where im feeling most of the difference but im going to tell myself its the oil.

when i switched my old gsxr over i couldnt really notice a difference. the money isnt really a problem since i dont ride a lot and change the oil every few months
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Old 08-15-2007, 11:10 AM   #6
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I just changed my oil too. But it only cost me $20. :icon_bigg

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where can you buy that oil at? $20 sounds like a good price
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where can you buy that oil at? $20 sounds like a good price
Wal Mart O-Reillys any auto parts store
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same brand oil filter and oil that I use.

where do you get yours from?
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sounds like you got ripped. castrol R4 is $10/qt and full syn.
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oh :BangHead:, i've never looked for it there
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sounds like you got ripped. castrol R4 is $10/qt and full syn.
wouldn't that make it $30 + for a full oil change?
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Rotella Full Sythetic is $17 a gallon at Walmart. Be sure you get Blue bottle. White is petro-based. I got Purolator filters from amazon.com. 2 for $6...
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Rotella Full Sythetic is $17 a gallon at Walmart. Be sure you get Blue bottle. White is petro-based. I got Purolator filters from amazon.com. 2 for $6...
how much is shipping for the filters? I get mine from Advanced Auto for 3.60 each?
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well, some of amsoil is full syn and some not, the price will tell you the diff.

the cheaper amsoil IMO is about the same as M1.
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It was about $5 so a friend of mine at work and I went in together and bought 4 filters for $12 plus shipping and then split it. Ended up being about $9 a piece for 2 filters...
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i KNOW for a fact i got ripped, thats actually why i put how much i paid up.

I paid like $14 a qt for the oil (got 4 for filter change to), filter was $20 (fu**ing rip off amsoil brand filter, never agin) and the plugs were like $9 a piece (again F-in rip off)

last time i bought plugs FROM THEM, they were like $3.50 a piece, what the happened i dont know but i sure as know im never going there to buy anythign ever again
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i just had a dream about this too. i was "racing" at the champ car track at realiant park in a moto race and was missing gears and running too hot on my temperature. i asked you for some oil and you recommended amsoil. im coming to get my tank from tony probaly thursday or friday so im definately getting some oil! its a omen...
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