A cool trick is to buy the cheap 3 dollar filter socket walmart and epoxy the entire inside to the attached filter. If you have any questions or you would like to take a look at the bike, please feel free to contact me. Some inspections take 3-5 days or more so please call to confirm time frame. Your motorcycle comes from Yamaha usually with 20w-40 mineral base motorcycle oil. Oil debates will go on forever, therefore use the brand that suits you best. Dealers are at liberty to set their own pricing.
If Yamaha thought it was best to have debris fall into our engine, they would have already put it there at the factory. This motorcycle is Simply Certified: comes with a clean title and will receive a full 53-Point Inspection and oil change performed by our trained Technicians. The motorcycle is in excellent condition, and it drives like a dream. Good luck and have a nice day. I got the extra oil out and what remained was about half old oil and half new oil.
Had a new Jasper trans put in, hope one of them has never failed. The manual refers to a torque for tightening the oil filter, but doesn't state what it is. Jan 27, 2011 The engine, with filter change, is reputed to hold 3. Sell or buy used bikes? Some people change yearly or at 2000 miles. I'm doing that when I do my next rear tire change again, when it cools down, I hope. I am including a cover and a battery tender.
Not much mileage for a 2001, but I'm working on it! I am unable to ride anymore due to an injury and want to let someone else enjoy a great bike. Expect delivery in 1-8 weeks. We are not expecting a problem on a simple task like changing the oil. I had to drive a screwdriver through the filter to crank it off. Limited Availability Quantity of this item is limited or currently not in our warehouse but should be available within our national dealer network. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
GenLightening GeneraLight -- First, lift the front wheel off the ground, loosen only the top triple clamp bolts and remove the fork caps be careful, the springs are still compressed some remove the springs and insert the hose. Shut off the bike and add the rest of the oil. If you choose Synthetic oils, they will help your bike run cooler and shift easier. I will also change the oil and filter after another 500 miles just to be sure. Check these sites out for more information: Vstar 1100 riders Vstar Knowledge base: Click to expand. If you have any questions feel free to ask. It just keeps going, and going.
Run the motor for a minute or two to fill the oil filter compartment with oil. No exhaust needs to be removed. You will probably need 3. I suggest you take it to your local dealer and have them install a oil filter relocation kit. Bikez has a high number of users looking for used bikes.
There is an oil filter relocation kit available, at least one that I know of, so you might want to search the web for that. Other forums indicate the breather is faulty and will allow water to enter. If the metal filings I saw in the bottom of the oil catch basin were gold, I would have hit the jackpot. We look where the picture indicates and find a bolt right where shown that has a brown washer. There is an aftermarket filter relocation kit that replaces the filter element with a spin on filter that mounts on the front of the bike.
I need a new front tire and I wonder if the new tire will out last the bike. Average oil changes will cost you 150. Took four depresses to return hydrolic pressure. They agreed to fix it and drilled, retapped and put a time cert in, no more oil leak! I know that I should limit the oil volume to 3. Tighten the triple clamp bolts and you're done. I hope it isn't as tight as when I removed the filter. Tape the plastic hose securely to a piece of ¼ diameter rod above 2 foot long, and poke it down the centre of the fork spring to the very bottom.
It and the mustang seat was the best money I spent. And yes, we also take trades! Went for a nice, warming ride first. Magnetic Oil Drain Plug, used by many 1300 riders, and others:. I am the second owner of the bike, and have always kept in my garage. Your bike will be happier and healthier when doing so.