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New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 #4399549
05/08/17 05:10 PM
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EvanD Offline OP
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Just picked this up yesterday.

06 FJR1300

Unknown maintenance schedule.

The plans for it. Keep it simple and easy Rotella t6, AC Delco PF-2057 filter is supposed to fit the bike and going to service the rear diff with 75w90 synthetic gear oil ( whatever cheap and syn at box store)

Where can I get crush washers any big box auto stores carry those???

What else should I look into at 12k miles????

Air filter maybe???


Silverado SS Driving this one till the wheels fall off currently 200K mods=about every bolt on possible
2001 gtp pace car work beater.
couple harleys seeking clean 454ss truck.
Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399560
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If your not familiar with the service schedule you might want to get a service manual. Or stop by a BMW dealer and pick their brains.,,,

Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: BigCahuna] #4399564
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Originally Posted By: BigCahuna
If your not familiar with the service schedule you might want to get a service manual. Or stop by a BMW dealer and pick their brains.,,,


Uhhh, stopping by a BMW dealer might not be your best choice, since it is a Yamaha. The Yamaha that dethroned BMW as the king of the long distance riders.

Might get tossed out on your ear.

Rod

Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399574
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Very nice bike! and low miles!
I'm sure that a brake fluid change is called for. probably coolant too, given the age.
The owner's manual, along with a maintenance schedule, is available for free right from Yamaha's website. I'd post a link - but I'm not sure that's allowed?


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Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399576
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I'm sure the T6 is fine, and used by many FJR owners. FWIW: Yamaha calls for 20W-40 Jaso MA.


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Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399584
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Where the wind comes sweepin'
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With the Rotellas all going to CK-4 now, you may be limited to only those that are NOT SN rated, if your goal is to keep the "JASO MA" qualities.

API SN and JASO MA2 both spec lower levels of Zinc/Phosphorous.

Just something to keep in mind.

Nice bike. I'm sure you'll eat up the miles with it.

Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399634
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Amsoil makes a 20w40 synthetic JASO MA, API SM/GF4 oil


2012 Chevy Cruze LT 1.4T - 50k
2002 Buick Century 130k - Built 4T65e(Maxlife) - Edge 0w40 + Fram XG3980
Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: 901Memphis] #4399641
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Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Amsoil makes a 20w40 synthetic JASO MA, API SM/GF4 oil


Yes they do! I have a fresh case of it waiting for my Vstar! I believe they were actually targeting Victory & Indian.


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Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399653
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any car parts shop that doesn't have a nice selection of crush washers should be ashamed of themselves.


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Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399655
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I don't think the oil drain plug uses a crush washer - - should be a reusable O-ring. Don't change it unless it leaks.

12,000 miles won't require air filters yet.


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(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399728
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I'd second doing the coolant and brake fluid, and it's very likely the fork oil has never been changed...


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2006 Ford Falcon 4.0, 138,000km - Penrite Vantage 15w40, Ryco filter
Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: EvanD] #4399802
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If this Yammi is anything like mine, you will chew through 5w in a sneeze. T4/5 in a 15w worked better in my situation.


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07 IS250 103K Napa 10w30, FULL
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Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: Reddy45] #4399923
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Originally Posted By: Reddy45
With the Rotellas all going to CK-4 now, you may be limited to only those that are NOT SN rated, if your goal is to keep the "JASO MA" qualities.

API SN and JASO MA2 both spec lower levels of Zinc/Phosphorous.

Just something to keep in mind.

Nice bike. I'm sure you'll eat up the miles with it.


+1


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: 901Memphis] #4399925
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Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
Amsoil makes a 20w40 synthetic JASO MA, API SM/GF4 oil



+1


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

Re: New Toy critique my oil plan. With PIC! FJR1300 [Re: hpb] #4399926
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Originally Posted By: hpb
I'd second doing the coolant and brake fluid, and it's very likely the fork oil has never been changed...


+3

And check the filters and change the plugs.


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

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