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First Oil Change On The V 1000 (600 miles)

Well its hot as hell today but wanted to get the first oil change done. One cover to remove 1-4mm hex bolt and 2-6mm hex bolts. Dumped the oil and removed filter. As you can see i stuck a screw driver through the filter and then used a big set of pliers to get the filter off. Drained well. Put in Castrol 10W-40 4T Dino Oil that O'Reillys had for $5.99 a quart. Put the PCS-1 Re-Usable filter that i've been using since 2010 on my 09 Versys then 07 FJR now on the 16 V-1000......

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I did my first a week or so ago....very easy to do. I found mine to take exactly 4qt...same for you?
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I did my first a week or so ago....very easy to do. I found mine to take exactly 4qt...same for you?
Yep, 4 put it right at the top line on the sight glass.

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How's the seat?

So much better than the 650's was. Has a slight front slide to it but not bad. Was thinking about the SC kit. But might just leave it alone.

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