It depends if you are going to switch to synthetics? If you are not? then any time is good. If you are then i would wait to around the 500km (300 miles) like i did. Like i said in another post the diff fluid i took out was actually quite clean so i know i could have waited longer myself......Irv
The first fluid change after break in won't appear dirty. The purpose of the early change is to remove any metal particles in the fluid from the break in. You wont be able to see the particle and the fluid will appear clean, but you should definately not wait longer than the manual recomends to change it.
Hey xtremegrizz, i just put Mobil-1 75-90 synthetic in for my first change but i only plan on running it about 20hrs or less? not that it is bad oil, it is probably some of the best but then i am switching permanetly to "Amsoil Severe Gear" It is a new oil that is fully synthetic as well but it is suppose to be the best on the market so far? I used the Mobil-1 for now because i had some left over from doing the diff in my car so i thought i would use it up first.........Irv
Irv I'm waiting a few mor miles to change my fluid to the amsoil. I use it in my cars and makes a big differenc especially in gas milage. I had put the amsoil oil in after the breakin then had my first service done but they didn't get the valve cover tight and I had trouble so they put yamy back in. Any way when I change it I'm going to change to all amsoil.
I am putting Amsoil diff fluid in this week and I have a little over 1,100 miles on my Grizz. This will be my 2nd diff fluid change. For oil I have been running the amsoil 0W-40 for about 400 miles now.
Xtreme, probably some one close to you sells it? You don't have to be a Motorcycle dealer, big department store etc to sell it. Check out there website www.amsoil.com and look it up, you may want to become a dealer yourself if you think you can move some product locally? I work with some people who sell it out of their homes and i also have a couple buddies that sell it as well. You don't have to be anything special to sell it so give it go if you think it is for you? Then you can give yourself some awesome deals! LOL Good Luck......Irv
I was going to suggest the same thing going to amsoil's web page should give you an idea where to get thier oil. Myself my brother deals so I go to him he's even got me convinced to change the oil in my ex's rubicon.not that that was hard since I already use it any way. One of the best testimonials came from a yamaha mechanic in a local town that told me about a customer of his who run nothing but amsoil in his bikes and he said this guy put about 6000 miles a year on his bike without any rouble. I thought that was pretty good that a mechanic would suggest it.
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