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Moto Guzzi 1000S
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Q 1. do I find color matched

A. Need to find color paint for your Goose? be the place. 1980 and newer only. Paint is not available Moto Guzzi.

Q 2. My bike has not been started in a year. What should I do?

A. Do not try to it before you do the following:

1. Prelube the with a penetrating or solvent oil. Squirt oil in spark hole and allow oil to set for a minimum of 15

2. Roll engine slowly a wrench on the end of the crank until turns freely.

3. Clean the thoroughly before starting.

If you do not follow this procedure is a risk of damaging a cylinder and/or piston and rings.

Q 3. My has been setting all winter, I clean the carbs?

A . Yes! If your bike has sitting for 3 months or more you need to clean the carbs. the carbs and disassemble. Soak the metal parts in carburetor dip for at least 4 hours or longer.

well with water and dry compressed air. Remember to all the jets and passageways to make they are open.

Q 4. What is the timing and required oil for California’s hydraulic lifters?

A. Engines hydraulic lifters require 5W 40 oil or synthetic).

Note Also: The with hydraulic lifters a new camshaft with different than engines that do not the hydraulic lifters. The hydraulic camshaft timing is: Intake: 20° before TDC. Closes 47° BDC.

Exhaust: opens 51° BDC. Closes 15° after TDC

Q 5. How can I tell if my T has an oil filter?

A. The very T’s may have had an oil filter. under the oil pan. If there are 4 in the middle of the pan then it has an oil filter.

If are only bolts around the of the pan then it does not.

Q 6. my Ambassador or Eldorado have an OIL

Moto Guzzi 1000S

A. No, it only has a screen. This that you should change oil more often to add life to engine and avoid costly A few cans of oil and a pan gasket are whole lot than a bore job, new and rings.

Every 2,000 is a good average for oil change.

a while you will be able to judging by how dirty the oil is, if you should do it often or if you can go a few more miles changes.

Q 7. I purchased an EZ Pull Dip Stick. How do I the rod?

A. The best way to mark the EZ is to lay the original and the EZ pull side by The ez pull should have the fitting on the stick. Put the gasket in line with each then adjust the gasket for the thickness of the outsider and then the low and high marks to match the on the original stick.

It is better to be below the full mark on it or over it because Guzzi’s like too much oil. tend to spit it back at

First off Quarts and liters are close in volume but a liter is more than a quart.

I always used 3 qts and that put it slightly below the full after it is started and the filter filled. If it is not, then add enough to be just below the mark.

Q 8. My owners manual I should use Moly in my Rear but I can’t find it. Do you sell it?

A. we have it in 3 oz bottles. That is for 3 changes.

Q 9. What weight and how oil do I use in the transmission, rear end and engine?

A. For all Moto Guzzi’s engines we Valvoline multi-viscosity 20/50 oil for the summer (55 degrees or above) and for winter use (below 55 degrees). The and rear end use Hypoid 80/90. The takes about 1 qt and the rear end 1/2 qt.

Engine takes approx. 3

If you are looking for a synthetic oil click for more info. Redline

On the 2003 California’s with lifters you will need to use oil. Mineral or synthetic.

Q 10 . brake fluid do I use and how much.

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