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post #1 of 5 Old 05-22-2013, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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back on a klr

hooray,I finally got a klr.i brought a 07' red and grey one.

I think I got a pretty good deal on? it had 4400 miles on plus the doo
was done on it.I got for $2500 here it Georgia,I live in Atlanta but I had to go
n.georgia to get it.I've been riding it since I got on 5/19/13 and it rides good.
I need to know where to get the oil filters,which kind are good?and what oil is good?the guy I brought it from said he used synthetic oil should I continue
to use that?any helpful things you guys can help me with will be very appreciated.
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post #2 of 5 Old 05-22-2013, 07:26 PM
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you dont NEED to use synthetic in your bike, as for filters that can be a matter of opinion. there should be a kawasaki shop around you someplace to get filters and tubes and such. i usually run 10-30 in mine until around this time of year when it gets into the 90+ temp range then i switch it to 15-40.

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post #3 of 5 Old 05-22-2013, 07:44 PM
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I use Rotella. And Hi-Flo filters. Good and cheap. Like the KLR.




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post #4 of 5 Old 05-22-2013, 09:20 PM
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Here ya go...I'll upset the apple cart and say....amsoil 10W40 all the time unless running the engine in after modding, then it's regular dino and back to the good stuff.....

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-27-2013, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the info,im still trying to find a dealer who keep filters in
stock.every time I call or go by a kawa dealer in the Atlanta area they say they
have to order them.so I guess that's what ill do before I absolutely need them.
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