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Im gona take my bike out of storage soon. I changed the oil and filter before I put it in storage. I also pulled the battery. Should I change the oil again or is it ok. I didnt drive it when I changed the oil before storage. All fresh. any other suggestions before I bring the beast back 2 life?
 

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Im gona take my bike out of storage soon. I changed the oil and filter before I put it in storage. I also pulled the battery. Should I change the oil again or is it ok. I didnt drive it when I changed the oil before storage. All fresh. any other suggestions before I bring the beast back 2 life?
It is always good advice to change the oil after storage as well, if you have a filter and oil on hand but I have been only changing mine prior to storage for the past several yrs with no problems. Like a lot of others, it seems that when I take the bike out to go for my first ride of the year I'm just so anxious to ride that I don't wanna lose the whole day doing extra prep work.

Also, don't forget to check those tire pressures b4 the ride! They can lose 1-2psi/month while in storage. Check the chain for looseness or signs of rust and give it a shot of lube, if necessary.
 

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Yes change the oil, after the temp rising and cooling over winter, the oil can develop condensation. Especially if you start your bike at all during the winter.

SCott
 

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Where do you guys reccomend I buy oil? cheapest place? Online?
 

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I know alot of people dont agree with me on this, but I buy my oil from the dealership the suzuki oil and suzuki fillter, so just in case i have engine trouble and they try to say its not covered under warranty, I have reciepts and shit proving that I use Suzuki genuine oil and filter. But if you dont want to go that route, just go to autozone, get some 10w-40 oil, and a matching fram filter.

Scott
 
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