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2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 | Episode 6 – Part 2 : The Devil Is In The Details (Oil Change)

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Stock to Brock : 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000

Episode 6 – Part 2: The Devil Is In The Details (Oil Change)

In Episode 6 (Part 1) – The Devil Is In The Details (Sprint Filter) Brock ended the segment with the question, ”Are we going to pick up 5 horsepower with an oil change… or just half a horsepower?” after discussing molasses and sawdust oil comparisons in the past. Our 2017 GSX-R1000, now officially named “Gixzilla” in a Brock’s Performance facebook contest, is showing great consistency on the dyno and is ready for her first oil and filter change. Brock goes through his normal, painstaking detail to keep the results as nonbiased as possible – while passing along a few hard earned ‘life lessons’ along the way. What will Gixzilla make after the addition of Alisyn less than 0 weight full synthetic motor oil with our proven Petron Plus oil additive compared to the previous oil? Check out the results now.

Check out the 2017 GSX-R1000 Information Page

The Details:

  • 2017 GSX-R 1000L7 Standard model (not the ‘R’ version) purchased from Fun For All Motorsports Elizabethtown, KY
  • Traction control – Motion Track Traction Control Standard (TC=OFF during testing)
  • Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) Power Mode=A (max power selected during testing)
  • Fuel used during test = Shell 89 Octane (choices available at our local Shell = 87, 89, 93 – we selected mid-grade for our tests)
  • Rear tire: Stock Bridgestone Battlax RS10 190/55/ZR17 – 35 PSI Nitrogen
  • Motor Oil: As delivered (unknown)
  • Air Filter: OEM
  • PAIR: Blocked
  • 5th Gear Pulls

Dynojet Model 250I dyno using DynoWare RT and WinPep 8 dyno control – displaying the SAE scale (unless noted otherwise in video)

0:00 Video introduction
0:55 Precautions to take when changing the oil
2:03 We prefer using an OEM Suzuki oil filter
2:58 Draining the ‘unidentified’ oil from the bike
3:45 Checking the magnetic drain plug for debris
4:32 Moving the used oil to a clean container
5:00 Inspecting the drain pan for debris in the oil
5:56 Good habits for drain plug installation
6:50 Introducing the Alisyn Pro Drive 21 (less than 0W)
7:25 Is this oil okay for street use?
8:39 The ‘thicker oil is better’ mentality
9:26 Discussing oil filter installation and torque
9:52 Retrieving the keys and starting the bike
10:36 Introducing the Petron Plus 4-Cycle Lube
12:04 Petron Plus will increase oil viscosity
13:20 Taking a brief ‘ride’ and dyno pulls
14:46 Discussing the results of the dyno pulls
15:20 Suzuki’s ‘mystery’ oil performed wel
l 16:25 Where to next? Possibly fuel tuning via ECU, Auto Blipper/Quick Shifter, BST Wheels?

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