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Old 04-12-2008, 11:37 AM   #1
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Oil Change

What's the best way to change my oil at my apartment? I don't have a way to keep my bike high enough off the ground to slide an oil pan under it. At my dad's house I would just keep the front wheel up in the garage, because the garage floor is a few inches higher than the driveway. That gave me enough space to slide the oil pan under. What's my best option in draining it.

Does anyone make a thinner oil pan that I can just slide under my bike without having to raise it up?
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Old 04-12-2008, 11:47 AM   #2
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GET A 2X4 and put it under the back wheel and on under the front, make sure its not going to roll and then put your pan under it, what i did is after most of the oil is drained i would sit on the bike and keep it up right for a few mint to make sure all the oil is out , then put the plug back in and add oil!


i have my busa lowered and i sitll got a oil pan under it so i am not sure why yours will not fit. any way get some one to help it you need it



sorry if no wood av then use a couple phone books or something you just need a inch or so
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Old 04-12-2008, 11:48 AM   #3
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Just put a small jack under the linkage and jack it up on the sidestand. Just not too high.
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Old 04-12-2008, 03:11 PM   #4
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maybe if u have help to park it half on the sidewalk, back wheel on the curb, front off, have someone hold the bike up while u pull the plug and drain
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Old 04-12-2008, 03:26 PM   #5
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I am in Pearland. Come to my apartment. I have stands, tools, oil pan and filter wrench. We can knock that out.
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Old 04-12-2008, 04:02 PM   #6
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just let it leak into the city drain aint nothing wrong with that
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Old 04-12-2008, 04:27 PM   #7
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I have a thin oil pan you can use... come by my house.
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