Time for an Oil & Filter change

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Re: Time for an Oil & Filter change

Post by adcolor » Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:44 pm

Np. Just let it drain overnight. No hurry anyhow, right?
Mods: arrow exhaust, 2nd flies removed, plugged air injection caps, JC30-80 air filter, 44T sprocket, 80w high beam, short levers, weighted bar ends, Rox risers, remapped ecu, heated grips, horn, radiator screen, crash bar, skid plate, backrest.

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Re: Time for an Oil & Filter change

Post by Magic Wand » Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:33 pm

Right!
No hurry and no worries :-) Thanks!
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Re: Time for an Oil & Filter change

Post by jmh » Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:48 pm

adcolor wrote:Any sort of solvent. Just as long as it's clean and dry when you install them.
Thanks.

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Re: Time for an Oil & Filter change

Post by jay-ninja » Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:21 pm

This is probably a silly question, but should I not be changing the crush washer on the drain bolt too ?

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Re: Time for an Oil & Filter change

Post by adcolor » Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:35 pm

It's just under gravity for pressure. I never do unless there is some apparent problem.

Now the clutch oil jet? Better to have one on hand than to wait. Eventually you will need one (either due to blockage or to peening the orifice closed while unscrewing it). Which brings up a good idea: sacrifice a screwdriver to the KTM gods. Grind out the center so it can't touch the orifice. Use an orange handled one (or paint it orange). It appeases the gods, as well as reminds you what it's for.
Mods: arrow exhaust, 2nd flies removed, plugged air injection caps, JC30-80 air filter, 44T sprocket, 80w high beam, short levers, weighted bar ends, Rox risers, remapped ecu, heated grips, horn, radiator screen, crash bar, skid plate, backrest.

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