Main Motorcycle: 2010 Triumph Scrambler
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Birmingham Alabama U.S.A.
Other Motorcycle: 1972 Honda CB500four
|Twins Talk Discussion of Hinckley Triumph Twin related matters and topics. Sponsored by: National Powersports Distributors|
||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
Good point Pete, thanks, I won't use the start button.
I was talking to a friend in the last few days who was a mechanic in a past life and has had lots of experience with storing small engines of different types.
He suggested that I NOT change the oil before storage, change it in the spring prior to the first ride. The reasoning behind that is that the oil in there now has only 1500km on it, so has very little contaminants in it. Over the winter the oil will absorb moisture and since the engine isn't running and burning it off, dump it in the spring and put in clean oil at that point.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Oil change for winter storage?||crustey||The Rocket Science Forum||5||10-26-2012 01:51 PM|
|Oil Filter Change for winter storage||SMJoe||Twins Technical Talk||12||11-11-2008 06:54 AM|
|Winter Storage||Canuck||Twins Technical Talk||25||10-25-2008 09:41 AM|
|winter storage||quagmire||Classic, Vintage & Veteran||4||10-25-2005 02:28 PM|
|Winter Storage||TripleTrouble||Speed Triple Forum||5||10-19-2004 12:00 AM|