I stick with the BMW Motorrad oil. Granted I do not live in an area where there are extremes in terms of temperatures, so the gains achieved by using other fanciers oils are too marginal for me to risk warranty cover in case of engine issues.
You’re absolutely right. I’m way out of warranty for a long time now. Stick with the factory doctrine for as long as they will take responsibility. Be aware that what they recommend has more to do with contractual agreements with whole sale lube distributors than what is best for your moto. Their always going to opt for the lowest price that will do the minimum for your moto. There are actually better oil’s on the market than what they will offer you while under warranty. Do your research and educate. There will come a time after your warranty expires when all the choices will be available to you. Then you can choose your brand. There all pretty good, your riding style and climate will narrow it down. Good hunting. Cheers
My R Nine T has always consumed oil. Of course it's been discussed multiple times here that BMW's official word says the bike can drink up to 1 quart every 1,000 miles for the first 10,000 miles. After that usage should taper off.
I've seen at least that much usage and, if anything, the...
I've just received my 9T yesterday and I want to set my clip ons up (among other things).
Everything on the 9T seems to rely on Torx screws... As I don't own a complete set currently, I'd like to buy a Tork kit, but which are the sizes needed ?
from Txx to Tyy? Is T40 the maximum? I've seen a...
Did anyone think about greasing the drive shaft splines when you have the rear wheel off? Not sure if this is part of the service schedule, but I would have thought it would be a good idea as surely the drive shaft shortens and lengthens as the suspension moves up and down