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couple questions and concerns after the 20 hr Mark.

What kind of oil/filter should I use on my oil change??

What kind of grease to use on all my fittings??

The concern I have is after 20 hrs my coolant overflow is below the low mark. Looking at a picture from first day when bought it, level was showing a touch above the low mark. (pictures below) I really dont wanna flush coolant to refill with Yamaha coolant. Yamaha coolant I have is blue the coolant in bike is Green. Does anyone know the factory style they put in as I just would like to add to the reservoir to see if I have a leak or the stealership just didnt add enough. Or can I mix the two together. First time with a liquid cooled bike any suggestions or insight would be greatly appreciated.




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(Just washed bike in second picture no fully dry)
 

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I'm going to be using Ams oil with OEM filters. I use Ams oil in my toys and never had a problem. As far as grease goes for me, whatever is in my grease gun I'll use. I always get a multi-use grease and never had a problem.

I don't know the answer about the antifreeze so I can't comment on that. Maybe there was air bubbles that got filtered out when you rode it?
 

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Any green antifreeze will be fine. As for oil and filter everyone has their own ideas about that. I just use house brand synthetic oil and any brand filter. Some people say you need to use oil for a wet clutch, I never have in my 50 years of riding and never had a problem. I think it is far more important to change it often than overspending for oil and filters you don't need.
 

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Any green antifreeze will be fine. As for oil and filter everyone has their own ideas about that. I just use house brand synthetic oil and any brand filter. Some people say you need to use oil for a wet clutch, I never have in my 50 years of riding and never had a problem. I think it is far more important to change it often than overspending for oil and filters you don't need.
I went with this coolant to top her off.
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Thanks for your input! Reassurance goes a long way with me lol. I also agree changing oil more often or sooner than specs say is best. I still change oil in my trucks every 3000 not the recommended 5k-7k. In Hours how Frequent would you say you change your oil in your UTV/ATVs??
 

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10W40 4-stroke oil. Yamaha recommends 50/50 coolant mix (meaning 50% anti freeze 50% distilled water) K&N filters are cheap enough to pick up at autozone or order online, I recommend getting one with a torque nut on it as it makes it easier to take off.
 
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