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I know I hate to bring up oil and plugs :gunhead:but I really need to know this is my first wing.The wing has 100.000 miles on it so what would be a good oil and should I use something like lucus in it ?what about the plugs standred or the other one?And any info that would be good for a bike like this,old and High miles.Also realistically what kind of compression should I get?.



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Oil is guaranteed to bring up a lot of ideas :)

Most will 2nd the opinion that a good grade of dino oil will do just fine.

Chevron's Delo 15w40 has a good reputation, it is what I use and a lot of others also. Shifting is very good with it, and the clutch action feels good.

Give both gas and oil a Sea Foam treatment a couple of times a year and it should give you very good service.
 

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Just remember that your clutch is a oil friction set up so no oil with any friction additives or you will run into problems. I use the Wallmart brand 10/40 and have no issues with it. I buy the plugs at my honda dealer. Not sure what your compression would be as I have a 1500. Good luck and keep riding!
 

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I went and got some sea foam and put it in the fuel and on top of a fresh oil changebut it does not say what to do then.Do I run it for awhile in the oil then change oil again or just leave it their? my wing takes 3.4 us qrts so do I put in the sea foam and top off with oil to the full mark or put in the oil to full and put that on top making it over full.



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would replace all with whats on the bike already. It has been road tested and proven.
I have switch to rotella but now they have 3 different types. I hate know wing what oil number codes to get. i used to pick up any old rotella and be happy but NOOO.
Now they have rotella heavy , rottella diesel..
ARRRRGH
 

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scottmeier wrote:
I went and got some sea foam and put it in the fuel and on top of a fresh oil changebut it does not say what to do then.Do I run it for awhile in the oil then change oil again or just leave it there? my wing takes 3.4 us qrts so do I put in the sea foam and top off with oil to the full mark or put in the oil to full and put that on top making it over full.

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Scott,

The Sea Foam is a cleaner, not something to be used as a permanent oil additive. So, you want to put Sea Foam in the oil before a change. It will liquefy hardened deposits and dissolve them in the oil. The filter will catch what it can, but after a couple hundred miles, you should drain the oil and change the filter.

I'd think once a year would be enough. If your engine is in real good condition it may not need it at all. If on the other hand, it has sat up for a long time and not been run often, it is a good way to remove solids that have built up.
 

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OK thank you I will do just that I will change it again in 200 miles
 

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I second the ideas from Azgl1500. I do exactly what he mentioned withh Chevron oil and Seafoam treatments; the bike runs really well. I hope that gives you some confidence. Actually, I just turned 100,000 miles on my 1500 and it runs better than when I bought it.
 
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