Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

The news and your views about biking

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Monty » 26 Jun 2018, 08:43

It not quite there yet, you could service the V4 for 10 years for the cost of one Bugatti Veyron tyre.
Monty™© MCMLXXII
User avatar
Monty
 
Posts: 4787
Joined: 12 Mar 2014, 07:59
Location: Buxton
Has thanked: 1236 times
Been thanked: 1280 times
Your Bike: 2010 ZX6R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby D41 » 26 Jun 2018, 13:16

Yes, but the Ducati is as cool-as-fcuk, and something that people can walk into a dealership & buy.
A Veyron, on the other hand, looks like it was conjured up by the Captain Scarlet & The Mysterons in-house design team. It's more of a design exercise than anyrhing else, and it's fairly safe to say that anyone buying one isn't interested in bikes, and vice-versa.

I never get the car vs. bike comparisons...it's just the benchmark we all seem to go by.
The race-bike comparison ....with everyday reliability, seems a safer bet to me.
User avatar
D41
 
Posts: 6740
Joined: 22 Sep 2014, 11:36
Has thanked: 2114 times
Been thanked: 581 times
Your Bike: Triumph Daytona 650.

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Blade » 26 Jun 2018, 13:19

I wasn't comparing performance D, more how highly tuned the bike is but still super reliable and reasonable to service.
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 14374
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1995 times
Been thanked: 2649 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby D41 » 26 Jun 2018, 13:32

I get that....was thinking more of Montague's servicing a bike vs. buying tyres for a. POS car "remark".
User avatar
D41
 
Posts: 6740
Joined: 22 Sep 2014, 11:36
Has thanked: 2114 times
Been thanked: 581 times
Your Bike: Triumph Daytona 650.

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby duke63 » 26 Jun 2018, 17:41

Rumours of a V4 800cc being whispered about.
User avatar
duke63
 
Posts: 8878
Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 07:34
Location: Staffordshire
Has thanked: 2021 times
Been thanked: 2334 times
Your Bike: Ducati 748 and Multistrada 1200

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Blade » 26 Jun 2018, 17:43

Now that sounds amazing
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 14374
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1995 times
Been thanked: 2649 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Rossgo » 28 Jun 2018, 04:04

Wow, that sounds like a lot of work to to an oil change!! But its a Ducati and to be fair it needs proper pampering!

Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
User avatar
Rossgo
 
Posts: 7970
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 02:01
Location: Berkshire
Has thanked: 3476 times
Been thanked: 886 times
Your Bike: ZX6R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Blade » 28 Jun 2018, 06:39

I don't think it is to be honest Rossgo.

The only addition really is the weighing of oil.

I've never gone to the length of weighing oil but I have always measured how much I got out and put slightly less in, then topped up in a controlled manner. Just methodical and good practice imo.

I always keep old oil containers to pour the old oil in too and then check how much came out on the scale on the side of the container. Its also easier to safely dispose of the oil this way too.

If you don't get it all out and just pour the amount specified in the manual straight in it's easy to over fill, which obviously is not good.
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 14374
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1995 times
Been thanked: 2649 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Cav » 28 Jun 2018, 07:08

Blade wrote:I don't think it is to be honest Rossgo.

The only addition really is the weighing of oil.

I've never gone to the length of weighing oil but I have always measured how much I got out and put slightly less in, then topped up in a controlled manner. Just methodical and good practice imo.

I always keep old oil containers to pour the old oil in too and then check how much came out on the scale on the side of the container. Its also easier to safely dispose of the oil this way too.

If you don't get it all out and just pour the amount specified in the manual straight in it's easy to over fill, which obviously is not good.

The only difference between this and Ducati's V4 solution is that temperature doesn't affect the amount of oil going in. It's possibly quicker too.

I personally just keep pouring oil in and take note of what's left in the bottle (i.e. how much I put in)
Cav
 
Posts: 2821
Joined: 27 Oct 2015, 12:00
Has thanked: 135 times
Been thanked: 486 times
Your Bike: 2009 ZX6R

Re: Oil change procedure on Panigale V4

Postby Rossgo » 28 Jun 2018, 15:34

I seem to take note of what needs to go in, put a little less in and then go for glass level and see whats in, then top up from there!

Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
User avatar
Rossgo
 
Posts: 7970
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 02:01
Location: Berkshire
Has thanked: 3476 times
Been thanked: 886 times
Your Bike: ZX6R

Previous

Return to Biking Stuff

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 2 guests