Originally Posted by RobbieO
Now here's another question.......Can I remove the oil filter without having to remove most aftermarket Bashplates?
My Adventure Spec bash plate I have to remove for oil change. I suspect you will on most other plates too.
So we covered the filter part, here is the oil part (this is what I feed the F8GS and my wife's F650GS):
No I am not starting a oil discussion, but simply stating what I use, with superb result. I also have an 2005 ST1300 / 100K, and the engine is silky smooth. No issues. (15w50)