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  1. Wondering if a change is good...

    Indian Chief Vintage
    Seen this article on Indians actual web apge and since I am coming due on a change would using the new synthetic is a wise choice...
  2. Oil drain plug problem

    Indian Scout
    I put the oil drain plug with crush washer in and went to tighten and it just spins. It won't tighten down. I tried to back it out and it just spins. Any advice?
  3. spring maintenance

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    do you guys do oil/filter change after winter? drain old gas? what else?
  4. New video on Indian Scout oil change

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Hey everyone, just wanted to announce ive done a new video on oil changes for the new Indian Scouts (you 1904 scout owners are on your own) The Best Oil Change How To for Indian Scout and Bobber
  5. No BS Oil Change for the Indian Scout/Sixty/Bobber.

    Indian Motorcycle Pictures & Videos
    Hey dudes, Just realized I haven't posted here in a long while and figured I'd share this week's vid to help any and all out. This vid has everything you need to get the job done, all wrapped up in a quick 8 minutes. Hope you enjoy!
  6. How often do you change your oil?

    Indian Scout
    I know that the Scout owner's manual says to change your oil every 10,000 miles, but I've always been in the habit of changing the oil at the end of every riding season on my old bike, regardless of how many miles I've ridden. I bought my 2018 Scout in January last year and put 2,300 miles on...
  7. Replacing performance air cleaner

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    just got a new 2018 indian scout bobber, already up to 8000km. I have the performance air intake and type 1 exhaust, have been riding in some dusty areas as well. When i go to do oil change should i be replacing that air filter? Can they be cleaned at all, or only replaced? Just looking for...
  8. 500 Mile Service Price minus Oil Change?

    Indian Scout Sixty
    I apologize in advance, as I know there are previous threads that address it. I would just like conformation that I have no choice but my wallet being pillaged...:( Anyways, I am a new rider, and fairly mechanically inclined, so I'm going to do my own oil changes to save $$$. So I called the two...
  9. New Rider and New Indian Owner!

    New Member Introduction Forum
    Hey there! I'm new as a member to this forum, but I've been lurking for a while, and ultimately it was this forum that convinced me to look into getting an Indian to begin with so thanks! Yesterday I just picked up my 2017 Indian Red Scout Sixty with ABS. I am a new rider, I've only had my...
  10. Oil drain stripped? Prevent

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Anyone know the exact size of the oil drain holes? I have use these on several vehicles Dorman Products - 092-007 and would like to purchase for my RM as a preventive measure. In addition to preventing stripping the hole, they also make it a tool free operation and less messy.
  11. mobile 1 oil filter parts #?

    Indian Springfield
    been digging around with no avail looking for the part number for the mobile 1 oil filter or even fram something i can buy locally save a penny or two..
  12. long mileage trip question

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    I have a 2016 Roadmaster and am going on a 6,000 mile trip over 22 days. I just hit the 500 mile mark and will have the full service completed before I take off in May. I'm wondering if there will be any issues taking the bike on such a long trip without changing the oil or having any of the...
  13. Oil change idea

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    When changing oil on your Indian, Victory, Harley, or any bike with a spin on filter, you might consider pre-filling the filter so all the paper is saturated, then spin it on. With Indian, now add your 5 1/2 quarts of oil. Depending on filter size, about 6 to 8 oz. of extra oil has been added...
  14. Dealer=Low Oil

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Some of you know me. I own I have been selling parts for the Scout. I recently bought a Springfield so I can make parts for the 111's. I am also President of my local Riders Group. Recently my V.P. pointed out that the dealer left his bike 3.5 quarts short after an...
  15. Oil change: age vs. mileage question

    Indian Scout
    Now for an oil question, but not the usual debate :-) We have an Indian Scout with about 3800 miles on it, meaning that it still has the oil in it from the 500 mile service last June. I presume the dealer put in the same Polaris full synthetic, just as comes with the OEM Indian oil change kit...
  16. Indian Springfield first oil change

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Soooo my new baby hit the 500 mile mark running beautifully, time for first oil change. I fell the need for synthetics is unwarranted gonna get flack on this but here we go if you change your oil wen you are supposed to 3000 miles or so you are wasteing money.I feel the best oil on the planet...