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  1. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    I had the first two oil changes at a Suzuki dealership. I decided to do my own oil and filter change at 7,500 miles. The oil itself did not produce any metal shavings. However, it was while I was removing the oil filter that I noticed the shavings fall. See picture of pieces. I will inspect...
  2. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Changing the oil and filter for the first time myself on my 2012 DL650. First surprise was the amazingly small amount of oil that came out when I pulled the plug, removed the filler cap and unscrewed the filter. (Oil was hot BTW) I check the oil regularly and the site glass always reads full...
  3. DL650A - 2012-2016
    I did my 600 mile service today and had a hard time getting the filter off. I tried a strap clamp with no luck. I found a solution and I thought I'd pass it on. I used a 3 inch "C" clamp around the filter and it really worked well. If you push the clamp all the way on pass center, when you...
  4. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    Good day to you all! Just a small question, Normally after how many kilometers do you change the oil in your bike? I have a DL650 2004 with (if i'm not wrong) ~107000 km on it. I made the last change something like 5000 km ago, last june or so. At the store they told me that i should bring the...
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