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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2014, 05:59:53 PM »
Mine was done at the first service 500m/800km. Now near 8500km. I find it strange that it seems that peeps take out more than they refill with?
Is there s spec as to how much should go in? Thanks

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2014, 06:40:48 PM »
Just re-fill to the level plug the book says

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2014, 07:48:24 PM »
Will do, thanks!  :152:

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #23 on: June 28, 2014, 02:18:25 PM »
Did mine this morning, deffo not a nice smelling oil!  :031:

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #24 on: July 07, 2014, 09:44:11 AM »
Changed my final drive oil because it was replaced with a new final drive when the head was replaced and as final drive oil is changed at first service i thought it was a good idea to do it on new unit

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #25 on: July 07, 2014, 11:16:48 AM »
About 120ml are needed to fill the final drive. It only takes max. 5 Minutes to change the oil.
Changed mine after after 21000km and oil looked good, nearly no metal abrasion at the magnetic bolts.  :002: I used the same oil like I always used at my GS´s, Castrol MTX 75-140.
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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2016, 04:05:04 PM »
Someone mentioned putting it on the center stand with the rear wheel off the ground. It isn't explicitly stated in the owners manual for the final drive, but the engine oil section says to level the bike while not on the center stand. Could this be the same for the final drive?

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #27 on: March 22, 2016, 02:09:32 PM »
*Originally Posted by Soundbear [+]
Someone mentioned putting it on the center stand with the rear wheel off the ground. It isn't explicitly stated in the owners manual for the final drive, but the engine oil section says to level the bike while not on the center stand. Could this be the same for the final drive?
Don't worry about it; the difference in the amount of oil you can add is miniscule with the bike on or off the center stand.  I always change all my oil with the bike on the center stand and rear wheel off the ground.  After changing the oil in this manner, if you then check the oil with the bike perfectly level and off the centerstand, I seriously doubt you'll be able to see a difference in the sight glass.  I never can.
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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #28 on: March 22, 2016, 02:23:21 PM »
*Originally Posted by Scubadvr [+]
Don't worry about it; the difference in the amount of oil you can add is miniscule with the bike on or off the center stand.  I always change all my oil with the bike on the center stand and rear wheel off the ground.  After changing the oil in this manner, if you then check the oil with the bike perfectly level and off the centerstand, I seriously doubt you'll be able to see a difference in the sight glass.  I never can.

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Re: Final drive oil change
« Reply #29 on: March 22, 2016, 02:31:01 PM »
*Originally Posted by Scubadvr [+]
Don't worry about it; the difference in the amount of oil you can add is miniscule with the bike on or off the center stand.  I always change all my oil with the bike on the center stand and rear wheel off the ground.  After changing the oil in this manner, if you then check the oil with the bike perfectly level and off the centerstand, I seriously doubt you'll be able to see a difference in the sight glass.  I never can.

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