Does anyone happen to know what oil filter this bike takes? I am due for a change and would rather not buy a Suzuki filter $$$$$$$.
At 400 miles (not km) I haven't burned any that I can see, I'm still at the full mark. As another member here pointed out, are you checking with the bike on the sidestand or while holding the bike straight up and down?On a side note, how much oil have you guys burnt on your first few hundred km?
I am surprised at how much mine has burnt, I was well below the low line after only 200 km?
That sounds like the infamous "MotoMan" break-in procedure. While some people swear to it, I'll only consider it once "MotoMan" starts providing warranty on the engine. Until then, the break-in procedure per the engineers who actually designed and developed the bike is credible enough for me. The manual does say to not hold a constant speed, but to vary engine speed and that's what I also observe on my new vehicles as well. Drives people around you on the freeway a little crazy as you are always continuously gradually accelerating and decelerating but, oh well......In addition, I have read that
we should stay in 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear, speeding up to 65 m.p.h. with abrupt slowing down for the first 1-200 miles to properly break in the engine. That makes the most sense to me after my reading of different opinions. Any thoughts?
Yes I am holding it straight up and down.At 400 miles (not km) I haven't burned any that I can see, I'm still at the full mark. As another member here pointed out, are you checking with the bike on the sidestand or while holding the bike straight up and down?
We did some extensive research when we bought a new Subaru. Things get interesting when you see the internal construction of various filters.Who is to say that these brand name filters are even made by the company's they endorse? They could very well be outsourcing companies such as fram to make the filters for them.
Besides Canadian tire has waaayyyy better hours then my local dealer, some of us work a 9-5 these days (dealer closes at 5).