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01-14-2015, 09:56 AM,
#1
Do you change your oil filter every time?
I change my oil and filter every 6-8 weeks (3000 miles.) I have a friend who goes by the manufactures suggestion of changing the filter every other oil change.

what do you do?


KimSnot aka Pasti-dip Freak

Ride: "Gracie" 2007 Road Star 1700. 2014/2015 President STAR Chapter 224, El Cajon, CA
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01-14-2015, 11:02 AM,
#2
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
i change the filter every time, cheap insurance.
2006 VStar Stratoliner, Freedom Performance split dual exhaust, Mustang seats, Sissy bar with back rack, bolted saddlebags to mounts.
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01-14-2015, 11:50 AM,
#3
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
I agree with @Keith. However, I change non-synthetic oil at 5000 miles.
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01-14-2015, 02:14 PM,
#4
Re: Do you change your oil filter every time?
Once per season here in Chicago. Only get to ride 6 months out of the year. Beginning of March when I'm done with all the mods and upgrades.
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01-15-2015, 01:11 PM,
#5
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
Every second change or 5k.
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01-15-2015, 01:48 PM,
#6
Do you change your oil filter every time?
Every time... I agree with @keith cheap insurance :)
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03-18-2015, 05:07 PM,
#7
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
Every time because it's cheap. Just did it in fact this weekend. :)
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03-18-2015, 09:57 PM,
#8
Do you change your oil filter every time?
Yea just did mine 4 weeks ago and will be doing it again Sunday [PERSEVERING FACE]


Kimberly aka Plasti-Dip Freak
Gracie 2007 RoadStar 1700
2015 STAR Chapter 224 President, El Cajon CA
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04-18-2015, 09:18 PM,
#9
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
To those that change the filter every time, which I recommend, do you have an Oil Relocation Kit installed? I recently purchased a 2000 VStar 1100 without one :( and do not currently have the $200+ to get one.
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04-19-2015, 02:02 AM,
#10
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
not exactly cheap with a $15-$20 filter but i change every time. still cheaper than a new engine
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04-19-2015, 04:08 PM,
#11
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
i just got a 2 pack of filters off ebay. only 8 dollars

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40...9&_sacat=0
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04-19-2015, 04:42 PM,
#12
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
I change my oil and filter every 3000 miles. Use Mobil 1 full synthetic and have never encountered any related problems. See no reason to change.
Shy Bert
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04-19-2015, 04:47 PM, (This post was last modified: 04-19-2015, 04:53 PM by Keith.)
#13
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
@KiingJester check with @Maustarman he had a filter relocation kit he was selling, not sure if sold it yet.

@ET_Geckoe what kinda filters you using? then why that particular one? i really liked wally super tech filters, were rated better than any of the cheaper ones they carry now, of course they had to discontinue them! used them on everything i had. some people tried the line was a recall, hmmm nothing on recall boards for it, just trying to dodge why someone in corp made bad decision and discontinue a great product and replace with pos white can filter that would not wish on anybody.
2006 VStar Stratoliner, Freedom Performance split dual exhaust, Mustang seats, Sissy bar with back rack, bolted saddlebags to mounts.
Life's tough .. it's even tougher if you're stupid. - John Wayne

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04-19-2015, 06:38 PM,
#14
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
(04-19-2015, 04:47 PM)Keith Wrote: @KiingJ check with @Maustarman he had a filter relocation kit he was selling, not sure if sold it yet.

@ET_Geckoe what kinda filters you using? then why that particular one? i really liked wally super tech filters, were rated better than any of the cheaper ones they carry now, of course they had to discontinue them! used them on everything i had. some people tried the line was a recall, hmmm nothing on recall boards for it, just trying to dodge why someone in corp made bad decision and discontinue a great product and replace with pos white can filter that would not wish on anybody.
Thanks for the tip....but I have decided to forgo it (Momentarily at least) after completing my first oil change today. Wasn't as difficult as I had feared. 8 bolts and 2 nuts later, fresh oil in the bike. Unfortunately, have a new problem now. She was being a whore to start, and when she did, ran for about a min then died like running out of gas (full tank). Banging my head in frustration. Angry
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04-19-2015, 07:56 PM,
#15
RE: Do you change your oil filter every time?
You didn't by chance forget to turn the petcock on? About 1 to 2 minutes is how long my 650 will idle with the petcock off before she stumbles to a halt...ask me how I know... Undecided
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