Nah, you're ok. Depending on your location, it may actually be the better choice.
When i lived in the Phoenix area, i'd run 20-50 for three seasons and 10-40 during the winter. Now that i'm in a much cooler climate (upstate MN) i've reverted back to the 10-40 all year.
I'm not too familiar with the summer temperatures in Columbia City, but my guess is that during the summer, either would work fine for you. During the cooler times of year though, switch back to the 10-40, the initial lubricating qualities are better with the lower viscosity when cold.
Since the weather has been SOO wonderful this week (sarcasm in voice). I decided to send the bike to the local shop for sum upgrades. Currently finishing up my degree so i have absolutely no time to do any of the work myself and feel it is worth paying for labor then having a garage bench full...
I'll be putting on a Baron's front pulley this weekend or next, in anticipation of nicer weather soon in mid-Michigan. Since it's clear and sunny today with clean roads and temperatures around 40º, I started the MT 07 and ran down to Auto Zone for some grease. The service manual recommends...
When I first installed it, flashed at a normal rate, however when I started the bike the flash rate sped up. Gave it some throttle would flash faster, give it some more throttle if stop flashing would get steady stream of light.
I have a 2007 Vulcan 900 classic with 7500 miles that is making a noise. I have read about and watched youtube about the stator noise. That is not what I hear. This is a rattle kind of like a loose bearing when I am doing 40mph+. Very noticeable at 65+ and when I give it some throttle...
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