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  1. General Discussion - X300
    It was my first time trying to do an oil change, and I was using a cheap torque wrench. I feel pretty wretched about it.I have seen self-tapping drain bolts... has anyone here used one of those? What is there to know about using them? Do I have to replace the whole pan?
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    Hi everyone, nice to meet you all.:smile2: I'm new here and my English is not so well... so please, don't judge me too hard lol... I accidentally put too much engine oil on my 2018 VERSYS 300X, something about 250ml more than requird, I rided like that for 20 min... my "check engine" light come...
  3. Technical Discussion - V-650
    The service manual states 10W-40 is the default recommended oil viscosity however on the chart 10W-50 actually has a wider acceptable temperature range. Would 10W-50 not be a better choice because I would imagine it would work better for the transmission? Thoughts? My bike normally operates in...
  4. Technical Discussion - V-650
    So, I'm riding around here in Mexico, and will be here for a while. I changed my oil just before departing the US, and am wondering how long I can wait to do another oil change with the synthetic oil without risking excessive wear on the engine. Your thoughts and opinions are much appreciated.
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