Oil Change question

Discussion in 'Oil' started by mikedero, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. mikedero

    mikedero New Member

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    Ok so I am a new owner of a 2002 HD fatboy, it had 11368 miles on it. When I decided to buy it I asked them to do a oil change and they said they will if one is needed so they did not do it.

    So now I have had the bike for just over a week and have put on almost 800 miles. I am thinking that I will be putting on another 1000 miles before the season ends here in CT. Should I wait until just before I put it away for the winter or do it now and just before I put it away?

    I do plan on putting some mods on this winter.
     
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    You want clean fresh oil in her for the long winter storage so the acids and sludge do not eat away at critical engine parts, that said I would change it now ride it as long as you can and do it once you decide to park it for the winter, Capital Jack
     
  3. mikedero

    mikedero New Member

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    thanks guys for the info, I am going to get the oil changed this Sat. and again just before I go to store it.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Now your talking @ HD TALKING . Com the best on the web:D
     
  5. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Can get good price on M1 20W50 synth @ the discount auto stores (Checker, Auto Zone, Advance, etc.). I usually try to have enough ready for the next change. Ride on!