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How often does everybody change their oil? For average riding, should I be changing it at least a couple of times during the season?
 

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For just leisure riding I would say you will be fine a couple times a year. I race so I change mine about every 5 hours.
 

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Just depends how much you ride, on my race quad i change oil and filter after every weekend of riding, on my Grizzly i change it every 6 months. don't ride the Grizz very much just huntin & fishin and when the lakes are down around here we all ride lake bottoms.
 

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I ride about 30 -50 hrs per season. Thats average for me. I change my oil at least 1 time per season, sometimes 2. Just make shure when you do change your oil you use oil that is designed for a wet clutch. Not just motor oil. You will know you got the right stuff when you pay for it.
 

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I ride about 30 -50 hrs per season. Thats average for me. I change my oil at least 1 time per season, sometimes 2. Just make shure when you do change your oil you use oil that is designed for a wet clutch. Not just motor oil. You will know you got the right stuff when you pay for it.
Thanks for the info. I'm glad that you mentioned that, cause I wouldn't have had a clue.

By wet clutch, you mean the automatic clutch?
 

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Your clutch is lubed with the oil in the case. So you need a special motor oil that will work with the clutch. Manual, semi auto, auto, dont think it matters. Check your manual to be sure! You can get motor oil that will work with a wet clutch @ most auto parts stores. It will say it right on the container. The cheap stuff goes for 12 buck a qt round here.
 

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Your clutch is lubed with the oil in the case. So you need a special motor oil that will work with the clutch. Manual, semi auto, auto, dont think it matters. Check your manual to be sure! You can get motor oil that will work with a wet clutch @ most auto parts stores. It will say it right on the container. The cheap stuff goes for 12 buck a qt round here.
Yeah, it don't matter which type of clutch. As long as your clutch is submerged in the engine oil, and it is, then you need oil designed for wet clutch systems or your clutch will start slipping in a short amount of time.
 
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