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post #8 of (permalink) Old 01-09-2017, 07:11 PM
Bike...and Dennis
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I read somewhere that oil can develop acids that may eat away at the internals, and that's why they say to change it before storage.

The reason they suggest warming the bike before changing oil is to get the crud and goo into suspension so it will drain with the oil.


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