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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-03-2011, 07:48 AM Thread Starter
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I wanted to know if it is as easy as it looks to change the oil on our bikes? I noticed you can pick up the Victory Oil kit for around $65.00 and I change the oil in my Truck all the time. I just don't know if there is anything special to do to the Victory Motorcycle when it come to this? I'm not real familiar how the "Wet Clutch" works and all and if there are any other pointers anyone can give me.

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It's just like it looks.
Get a low pan that will hold 6 quarts(my Kingpin). Yours may hold five.
Don't know year or model..

1.Unscrew the plug on the bottom left rear of motor.I believe mine is a 6mm.You need an Allen wrench as the hex is internal.
2. Remove oil filter and replace.
3. Replace oil plug.
4. Add recommended amount of oil.
5. Stand bike straight up and check oil.
6. Wash hands
7. Ride

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Sweet! I thought it had to be that easy, Now I have a headache though after reading all the comments about Oil and filters and which one is best! DAMN! I like the idea of just going to the Auto store and picking up some oil made for our bike and a good filter too but after all the threads on the oil and if Vic oil is better than Amsoil, or Valvoline better than???

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Just make sure the oil has no friction modifiers and that it is close to the same viscosity.I.E.-20w/40w

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I would also warm up the bike before changing the oil, honestly you can't really go wrong with VIC oil IMO.
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Jaso MA designation is wet clutch friendly. Rotella 15w-40 is just that and so are many others.

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First I would get a manual for your bike.
Check oil with bike straight up and down all the time

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If you can change oil on your truck, you can change your oil on your Vic. Like falling off a log. Like was mentioned, just stay away from oil with friction modifiers and you'll be alright.
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Sweet! I thought it had to be that easy, Now I have a headache though after reading all the comments about Oil and filters and which one is best! DAMN! I like the idea of just going to the Auto store and picking up some oil made for our bike and a good filter too but after all the threads on the oil and if Vic oil is better than Amsoil, or Valvoline better than???

Thanks again for your comment!
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kylryn: not that there is anything wrong with vic oil (there isn't) i just found that amsoil 20w40 gives my v92c a much quieter top end. read up in this forum and you will find enough info to make a good decision for yourself.

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[QUOTE=swatsonv92;56404]kylryn: not that there is anything wrong with vic oil (there isn't) i just found that amsoil 20w40 gives my v92c a much quieter top end.

Uh did you mean 20W50 oil? I don't recall Amsoil making a 20W40 oil.

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