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post #1 of 6 Old 05-03-2009, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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anyone out there ASAP? got oil?

going to a friend's to learn how to change the oil. ( I know, its sad)Need to know what type of oil to buy. anyone? I have a '00 klr650.
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post #2 of 6 Old 05-03-2009, 07:19 PM
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Do a search on brands here. I use reg Kaw bike oil but only on my first change.. some use amsoil syn .. I has to have a required cert for wet clutch to work right.. I can't remember the code..

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post #3 of 6 Old 05-04-2009, 07:42 PM
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To read all the "oil war" posts it seems that anything is suitable as long as it is not an "Energy Conserving" type. That is, one without friction modifiers (moly) that will make your wet clutch slip.

I would look in your manual and use whatever the big K says to use.

Gray-haired riders donít get that way from pure luck.

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post #4 of 6 Old 05-04-2009, 10:05 PM
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Go to Walmart and buy 3 quarts of Rotella 15w-40. Use 2.6 of the quarts.
You're set..
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post #5 of 6 Old 05-08-2009, 03:17 PM
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+1 Paper! That's what my '05 has used since new. Never a problem.

32,600 miles now.
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post #6 of 6 Old 05-11-2009, 01:14 PM
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5600 miles on my 08 with the Rotella...she likes it!
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