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Old 12-04-2011, 10:25 AM   #12
MKJ
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Originally Posted by harcus View Post
The Owners Manual shows 15 hr oil change intervals. So there are 2 questions...

a. If you follow the recmd of 15 hr, how far do you get on 15 hrs. History shows that usually a 18 hr riding day may yield 6 hrs of time at best, maybe less allowing for photos, food, BS, etc. Hence you would need to change oil every 3 days.

b. Are you really that religious on intervals? That is a personal issue...

Summary...Definitely a compromise.
Install an hour meter if you need to be accurate. They cost about $15
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