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Old 07-13-2013, 05:07 PM
bigbutterbean bigbutterbean is offline
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Lebanon, PA
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

Made the switch from Royal Purple to Shell Rotella T engine oil today. As soon as I got home from work, I went to the basement and grabbed all my stuff for changing oil (makes it sound complicated lol). My gallon jug that I dump my waste oil into, my funnel, my measuring cup and a makeshift front wheel stand I made by duct taping an empty quart oil container to a 2x4. I have to prop my front wheel up to put oil in the bike, or the oil will just spill right out as I pour it in. Then I grabbed my socket wrench and pliers out of my tool bag that I keep in my one saddlebag. Undid the oil drain plug with the socket wrench, being careful not to get hot oil all over my fingers. Drained all the purple stuff, measured 12oz of Rotella, propped the front wheel up, then removed the dip stick by twisting it with the pliers. Replaced the drain plug, stuck the funnel in, and dumped the Rotella in. In a little while, got to drive to Walmart to pick up medicine and a few motorized bicycle supplies.
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