I normally also have changed the oil at 600 miles with no filter change, then usually every 3K. Get some name brand diesel motor oil 15w40. I am selling this bike for a friend of mine. Synthetic motor oils are blended to prevent the build up of sludge, even under the worst engine conditions. Then pull the dipstick out and check the oil level.
There are plenty of Goldingwings out there that follow the factory recommended oil change intervals and are running with well over 100K miles on them with no issues. So it was only natural I sell it for him. Also I would put a full can of Techron or Seafoam in the gas tank and ride it to see if it clears up. Newer manufacturing processes negate the need for a 600 mile oil change. Float needle and seat sticking. Logged I wouldn't care what the manual said, first change on anything new should be 600 miles, or so.
Suspension includes a front 45-mm inverted fork and a rear suspension with dual shocks, five-position spring-preload adjustability. Synthetic oil is a misnomer anyways. If we are not able to resolve a complaint, we will participate in appropriate independent recourse mechanisms as necessary. Please see my web site for details on upgrades, accessories and parts plus many more pictures and tons more information. They even got their spouses to do it also. David That's not a bad idea. I have used Mobil 15w50 synthetic car oil without problems.
If you have a strong grip you can grasp the filter and twist counter clockwise to loosen it. This is my number one oil choice now. We only use the information we collect for purposes consistent with this policy. The right engine guard and saddle bag guard have scrapes from the previous owner having dropped the bike. We may also use, transfer, sell, and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users for any legal purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers and partners. Custom paint color and several other additions chrome, beetle bags, custom heel-toe shifter, etc.
Is there a full syn. Veteran reviewers agree the F6B and the Gold Wing already carve corners far better than anyone who hasn't ridden them can believe. Newer manufacturing processes negate the need for a 600 mile oil change. It has a stereo system, located for security under the seat, a velcro mount for a player on the handle bar, to attach a device to. The Valkyrie engine is a 1,520 cubic centimetres 93 cu in , horizontally opposed transplanted from Honda's model, unlike the commonly found on. We may also ask for other information about you, such as your credit card information when you are making a purchase , interests, income, or education level.
I'm still riding the bike so mileage will increase somewhat. There are plenty of Goldingwings out there that follow the factory recommended oil change intervals and are running with well over 100K miles on them with no issues. You will not see any difference in engine life. If you have previously accepted Bonnier Corp. Recent complete tune up, 10,600 miles. Did not take me long and found this one. Needless to say, it's your money and your bike, and after much research, reflection and a final decision, you can weigh in on threads like this.
I tend to follow the manual as the people that wrote it know more than just about anyone about that bike. Logged I wouldn't care what the manual said, first change on anything new should be 600 miles, or so. The Valkyrie was offered with a reverse gear in Japan. Anyway, now for my 2 cents. Now apply a light coat of clean oil to the gasket on the new filter.