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Too simple dude. If the headers are different and tiht on the oil filter then you might have some problems skinnying it out the side. Other than that make sure you put some oil on the filter's rubber gasket. The filter is market with instructions to oil it before installing. Sen some shops add oil into the filter before screwing it into place. Mine I can't do that since I have to wrestle it into place with the way the headers are so tight to the engine.

The most important part's are. Make sure you have everything tight and oil in the bike before starting. MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT REV THE BIKE AFTER STARTING. The reason is the bearing are waiting for oil and it isn't going to happen for longer than usual since the filter has to be filled first. You might notice a longer than usual clicking of valves after first starting up. Once the oil gets flowing you'll hear that noise go away. YOU SOULD WAIT ABOUT 3 MINUTES AFTER STARTING BEFORE INCREASING THE REVS LIKE FOR RIDING AROUND. I have just bumped up the revs to only 1,500 or 1,600 to help get the oil flowing to end the chatter of valves but don't be thinking crank it like some fools do when first starting a bike with the bearings dry. You'll see their bikes smoking and engine problem prone way before a guy who starts his bike and lets it warm up to 130 like suzuki suggests. You aren't going to get away from having oil on the headers which will smoke after the engine runs for a minute. Check your work by after starting look for oil leaks. So wipe everything down before starting so you will be able to spot an oil leak.

Or like the mans says. Download the manual man.
 

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I have looked at the write up done on draiing an 04 gsxr oil and the drain plug is in a COMPLETELY different spot.

I also have an owners manual and its wrong. The plug is not on the left lower side, right under the fairing bolt (the one that holds the fairing on by the kickstand). Thats where this manual I have shows where the drain plug is, but its not on my k6
 

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its essentially the same thing...

remove the oil drain plug, replace the oil filter, put the oil drain plug back, and then refill the oil

Obviously - I can't find the damn "drain plug".

this manual I have shows where it is on a picture, its not there though.. so i might have the wrong manual or something.

Im asking for a write up - someone know of a write up w/pics on oil/filter change for k6
 

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i have a question, has anyone ever changed there oil and filter without taking any of there plastic off? I know that might be a dumb question, but i was just wondering.
 

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one more question, i was looking in my owners manual and it says in it that for the oil changes its every 3500 miles (600,4000,7500 miles etc) and for the filter it says that you have to change the filter about every 3 oil changes. so that is my question is it ok to follow what the book says, and change the filter about every 9000 miles? cause i changed my oil the first time around 700 miles and i have 3300 miles now, so im wondering if it would be ok to skip on the filter this time like the owners manual say.
 

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i have a question, has anyone ever changed there oil and filter without taking any of there plastic off? I know that might be a dumb question, but i was just wondering.
I have a K7 750 and I don't pull the plastics completely off. I pull the bolt out of the bottom by the sidestand and I pull the clip that holds the two fairing together in the front directly behind the front tire. Then I just pop the little rubber plugs out and it gives me just enough room to wiggle the old filter out and the new one in.

Filling up and cleaning up my mess in the carport takes longer than the actual oil change now.
 

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one more question, i was looking in my owners manual and it says in it that for the oil changes its every 3500 miles (600,4000,7500 miles etc) and for the filter it says that you have to change the filter about every 3 oil changes. so that is my question is it ok to follow what the book says, and change the filter about every 9000 miles? cause i changed my oil the first time around 700 miles and i have 3300 miles now, so im wondering if it would be ok to skip on the filter this time like the owners manual say.
please please please change your oil filter EVERY oil change. Put it this way. You have a water filter system and the water is brown and nasty and you just dump the old water and add fresh clean water. As soon as the clean water makes just a couple cycles through that nasty filter, Would you drink it?
 

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Dude.... the oil drain plug is going to be the lowest plug.... normally....lay down and look at the oil sump. Figure it out. There is only going to be one oil drain and that makes you lucky. Buy a high speed K&N oil filter every time you change the oil. Well I guess you can just get the suzuki ones if you don't want the thrills. Anyway hehehehe. Man it aint no big thing to change the oil. Possibly one day there will be internet controllable robots to handle problems like this and you could pay me to click click to change your oil and filter.

1. The lowest bolt looking thingy I'd bet is at an angle to the rear is your oil plug.

2. It will be much easier next time around

3. Don't leave out putting oil on the filters gasket.

4. Don't rev engine for a few minutes after first starting after changing oil.

5. My 1000 takes almost all a jug of Motorex oil but yours probably not as much.

6. Don't use car oil

7. Make sure you buy a ring gasket for the oil plug AND install it.

8. Quit scaring us man.
 

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well i was just looking threw my owners manual and i seen in there that they say you dont have too change your oil filter every oil change. would it be ok to change it every other change?
 

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I need a write up please if anyone knows of one.

i saw one on here for an 04-05 600 with pics which is exactly what im looking for but i need one for my bike


please let me know if you know of one on this forum or any others

i searched and can't find one
hey man..got ur email but it came back as invalid...did u send me the right one????
 

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well i was just looking threw my owners manual and i seen in there that they say you dont have too change your oil filter every oil change. would it be ok to change it every other change?
No, change your filter every oil change...why risk anything?
 

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(ENGINE OIL)
Replace initially at 1 000 km (600 miles, 2 months) and
every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) thereafter.
(OIL FILTER)
Replace initially at 1 000 km (600 miles, 2 months) and
every 18 000 km (11 000 miles, 36 months) thereafter.



Direct from the owners manual.


As my filter was done last time I believe ill just drain the oil and refill it.

My bike is at 3k miles , so even if this is the only filter ever been on it ill still have 8000 miles left on the filter lol..
 

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Dude.... the oil drain plug is going to be the lowest plug.... normally....lay down and look at the oil sump. Figure it out. There is only going to be one oil drain and that makes you lucky. Buy a high speed K&N oil filter every time you change the oil. Well I guess you can just get the suzuki ones if you don't want the thrills. Anyway hehehehe. Man it aint no big thing to change the oil. Possibly one day there will be internet controllable robots to handle problems like this and you could pay me to click click to change your oil and filter.

1. The lowest bolt looking thingy I'd bet is at an angle to the rear is your oil plug.

2. It will be much easier next time around

3. Don't leave out putting oil on the filters gasket.

4. Don't rev engine for a few minutes after first starting after changing oil.

5. My 1000 takes almost all a jug of Motorex oil but yours probably not as much.

6. Don't use car oil

7. Make sure you buy a ring gasket for the oil plug AND install it.

8. Quit scaring us man.



Are you high?
 
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