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Its time for an oil change and I was wondering exactly how much oil do I need and does Royal Purple make at atv oil that works for the raptor?
 

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lot of the guys run rottela with great success. I myself only run amsoil 10-40 motorcycle full synthetic.
 

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Rotella, amsoil, mobil 1, there all good oils. I prefer the mobil 1 racing 4t because I can buy it just about anywhere. Oh, and two quarts is all you need.
 

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you need more than 2 quart. theres an oil change sticky, read it.
 

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2.43 quarts when you change the filter too
 

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I am using yamalube right now, but my next oil change will be Mobil1 or Amsoil.
 

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2.43 quarts when you change the filter too
It's actually 1.96 qts.
Overhaul
Total amount
2.30 L (2.02 Imp qt, 2.43 US qt)
Quantity in oil tank
1.30 L (1.14 Imp qt, 1.37 US qt)
Quantity in crankcase
1.00 L (0.88 Imp qt, 1.06 US qt)
Periodic oil replacement
Total amount
1.75 L (1.54 Imp qt, 1.85 US qt)
Quantity in oil tank
1.30 L (1.14 Imp qt, 1.37 US qt)
Quantity in crankcase
0.45 L (0.40 Imp qt, 0.48 US qt)
With oil filter element replacement
Total amount
1.85 L (1.63 Imp qt, 1.96 US qt)
Quantity in oil tank
1.30 L (1.14 Imp qt, 1.37 US qt)
Quantity in crankcase​
0.55 L (0.48 Imp qt, 0.58 US
 

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o sh*t i read that wrong what would happen if i run it like that with 2.43 quarts
 

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Those are the specs for a 700. They may be different for a 660. Sorry for the confusion. I didnt read the OP's section before I posted that :(
 

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Those are the specs for a 700. They may be different for a 660. Sorry for the confusion. I didnt read the OP's section before I posted that :(
I thought this was the 700 section too! Ha ha. Oops.
 

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Not much...
 

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Oil amount is 2.06 qt with filter. I'm bout to change my oil to royal purple. Already have the oil just gotta have the time to change it. Lol! I'm excited to see how it performs.
 

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Rotella t6 full synthetic here. I ran yamalube but when i switched to the rotella i didnt have the gear hunt issue i was having before. Now it shifts smooth when down shifting, before i would have to hit it a few times to get it to go down.
 

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I've always been told not to run full synthetic in anything with a wet clutch...I've always used regular Yamalube in my Raptor 660 and Roadstar 1600 without any problems. I usually need around 2 1/2 Quarts with filter change to hit the full line on the 660 dip stick
 

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I've always been told not to run full synthetic in anything with a wet clutch...I've always used regular Yamalube in my Raptor 660 and Roadstar 1600 without any problems. I usually need around 2 1/2 Quarts with filter change to hit the full line on the 660 dip stick
I'll probably end up doing that anyways. I can't find a dealer that carries any of the other stuff mentioned in this thread. My local yamaha shop has plenty of yamalube.
 

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I've always been told not to run full synthetic in anything with a wet clutch...I've always used regular Yamalube in my Raptor 660 and Roadstar 1600 without any problems. I usually need around 2 1/2 Quarts with filter change to hit the full line on the 660 dip stick
Question is, who always told you this, and what was their true understanding of oil and its chemistry... there's a whole lot of old wive's tales and voodoo out there being passed along as gospel.

Rotella T6 is available a Walmart - about $19 a gallon for syn, $12 for dino. Very good stuff, JASO MA (motorcycle, wet clutch) certified. I've been using the synthetic in all of my powersports (11 all together) for five years with good results. I settled on Rotella after reading volumes of information on oils as applied to motorcycles - I am very anal retentive when it comes to learning about and understanding the science when making choices.

All others mentioned are good oils also. Choose what you like.
 

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Any vodoo synthetic oil that would cause your One Way to slip would cause the clutch to slip first. If it causes the clutch to slip then it isnt wet clutch approved.
 
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