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Offline Lampie

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It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
on: June 14, 2018, 09:34:51 PM
I just changed my oil and filter.
What a terrible messy job is that.
Even with special tools the filter is almost impossible to change.
But it's done, Intime to go on a roadtrip to Austria (Tirol) on Saturday

I cant wait anymore...
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Offline Skids

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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #1 on: June 15, 2018, 07:54:46 AM
*Originally Posted by Lampie [+]
I just changed my oil and filter.
What a terrible messy job is that.
Even with special tools the filter is almost impossible to change.
But it's done, Intime to go on a roadtrip to Austria (Tirol) on Saturday

I cant wait anymore...

Nice trip, enjoy, ride safe and please post a few pics when you get back! :152:
1 VFR simply isnt enough! Crossrunner for commuting, VFR1200F for summer fun.

Offline Throbber

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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 08:27:08 PM
I just did the same job for the same reason. Yes, it was a tricky job but do-able with a bit of patience - feels like its more difficult than it should be. 

I’ve just got back from my trip to Austria 2320 miles in 6 days.  The main objective was Grossglockner but I also managed to fit in a few other highlights such as the Stelvio pass and the Davos to Stelvio road.  There are so many good roads around there its hard to pick a bad one.

Have fun & enjoy the trip.

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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #3 on: June 16, 2018, 07:05:29 AM
I have completed two oil changes now, it’s not a difficult job, it’s just a messy job. Once the filter is loosened the oil goes over everything beneath it. Access is tight but with the lower cowls, radiator cover, under cover stay bracket and radiator lower bolt removed there is enough movement in the radiator to allow clearance to remove the old filter and insert the new.
I use the filter removal tool supplied with the filter (15010MCEH51) which makes life easier. Can also get the torque wrench in there (24 NM). It’s also a good opportunity to give that area a good clean and apply ACF50. If your into that sort of thing.
Last Edit: June 16, 2018, 07:59:55 AM by Chip

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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #4 on: June 16, 2018, 08:52:50 AM
I managed it fine just removing the lower plastics and used s filter wrench similar to above. It was pretty tight but I had no difficulties. I do remember remarking on it being stupidly awkward though conside into his regular a procedure it is.

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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #5 on: June 24, 2018, 07:50:16 PM
Back from a fabulous ride.
Last week I added 3175km !  with 148 liters of fuel  that averages at 1 : 21 !!
With my best refulling in Samnaun for only € 1,086 / liter (Euro95)











 :150:  I hope I made you jealous

Timmelsjoch  2509 meter
Ressenpass  1507 meter
Kaunertaler Gletscherstrasse  2750 meter
Stelvio  2758 meter
Umbrail 2501 meter
Ofenpas  2149 meter
Silvrettapas  2032 meter
Flüelapass   2383 meter
Samnaun 1846 meter
Arlbergpass  1739 meter , Fogged up
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Re: It isn't an easy job, or could it ?
Reply #6 on: June 24, 2018, 08:10:43 PM
Very nice. Looks like you had fun  :046:

 


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