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Old 04-11-2009, 05:29 PM   #1
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oil change on a 50

ok, here is my noob question for the week. what kind of motor oil do i needto use in my 50? it's a kick start china bike that i got from shadman. i checked the oil level and it is low. how often do i need to change it and what kind do i use? and for the record, fourleaf hasn't changed his yet either but didn't have the nutz to ask mh for help.
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Old 04-11-2009, 05:38 PM   #2
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50's need oil changes? i didn't even know they needed oil!

seriously tho, not sure on the oil thing. maybe regular moto oil?
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Old 04-11-2009, 06:11 PM   #3
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I'd say put a good quality oil in it being that it's air cooled and runs at low speeds all the time limiting the cooling air over the cylinder. I wouldn't think it would be much. What's that thing hold, a whole quart and a half?
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