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Argueing with a friend of mine regarding changing the oil before putting into storege..
I put cheap oil in and fill till it comes up to the fill hole..then change it before i ride next year...
He puts good oil in stores it all winter....
Does the oil affect the clutch plates at all??

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I just put new oil in (normal oil change) before Winter.

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Do you then change it again after winter?
 

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No! One winter is no problem for a modern oil.

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I don't think oil will affect the clutch plates at all just sitting there. If you start and ride the bike with cage oil it might affect them a little, but even that's dubious at best.

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What about oil in the cylinders...is this needed?
Should i use a fogging spray..wd40...just a little oil..or nothing?

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What I do before winter:
- Change oil
- Refill tank to max, add fuel stabilizer
(- add antifreeze to cooler if you don't run it all year long)
- Clean the whole bike

That's it. If the bike is stored outside, don't let it sit on pavement, otherwise there's the risk of flat spots ont he tyres. At least place it on wood or even better jack it up.

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I always store my bike with clean oil.
Crazy, your method sounds fine. As long as it's not sitting all winter with used oil, you're fine.
I've never bothered fogging the cylinders.
If you do then use fogging oil not WD-40. WD will remove what oil residue is already in there.
 
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