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I know you can't do this too often but what do you think about letting the oil and filter go for the 100 hour sched. I was wondering if you guys were doing that or doing it sooner. I was thinking about 50 hours on the oil and filter and 100 hours for the front and rear axles and belt adjustment. I was thinking about letting the dealer look after the bike but I could do the 50 hour oil and filter myself. I would change my honda whenever I thought it was time, sometimes in a couple hundred miles, sometimes more or less as to the amount of months involved. I have 35 hours on this service now, had the first done at 18 hours.
 

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I know you can't do this too often but what do you think about letting the oil and filter go for the 100 hour sched. I was wondering if you guys were doing that or doing it sooner. I was thinking about 50 hours on the oil and filter and 100 hours for the front and rear axles and belt adjustment. I was thinking about letting the dealer look after the bike but I could do the 50 hour oil and filter myself. I would change my honda whenever I thought it was time, sometimes in a couple hundred miles, sometimes more or less as to the amount of months involved. I have 35 hours on this service now, had the first done at 18 hours.
Why take a chance? Oil is cheap insurance and for the cost of a filter and a couple of liters of oil change it at 10hrs and again at 100hrs. Then after that change the oil every other oil change. A motor breaking in is the most important time of it's life IMHO. That's when things seat in and scrap together yielding most of your metal fragments. That's why most manufacturers suggest changing it for the 1st time at this 10 hr schedule. Man you should have seen the crap that came out of my 96 Wolverine when I changed the oil for the 1st time. The filter was almost plugged to the point of almost colapsing on itself. Since then I change it often. Like I said, Cheap insurance if you ask me! Well worth the price of admission.
 

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I know you can't do this too often but what do you think about letting the oil and filter go for the 100 hour sched. I was wondering if you guys were doing that or doing it sooner. I was thinking about 50 hours on the oil and filter and 100 hours for the front and rear axles and belt adjustment. I was thinking about letting the dealer look after the bike but I could do the 50 hour oil and filter myself. I would change my honda whenever I thought it was time, sometimes in a couple hundred miles, sometimes more or less as to the amount of months involved. I have 35 hours on this service now, had the first done at 18 hours.
I do engine oil every 50 hrs and check fron/rear ends . if they need it i change it. if not i wait for 100hrs . but like wolverine said oil is the cheapest thing u can do . better to change too much than not enough since its riding in the dirt all the time.
 
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