Category Archives: Biking on a Budget – Project AN125

A section to help new/young bikers and people looking to get into biking for as little money as possible.
As long as, like us, you don’t care what you ride as long as it’s got 2 wheels and an engine, you should find some help in these posts…..

How to change the engine oil in a Suzuki AN125 (1995 to 2000 model)…..

Tools and parts needed:

AN125 oil, filter and tools
Oil, filter and tools needed for a Suzuki AN125 oil change
  • 1 litre of good quality** 10w40 scooter oil (you can also use a fully synthetic 10w40 oil). You will need 850ml of 10w40 oil to refill the engine.
  • 1 x Filtrex OIF011 oil filter (alternative filters: Hiflo HF131 and Champion X327)
  • 1 x waste oil container (a washing up bowl or similar will do)
  • Ratchet with 10mm (oil filter cover bolts), 12mm (oil filter drain bolt) and 14mm (main engine oil drain bolt) sockets (you can use spanners*** of the same sizes, but it’s easier with sockets!)
  • 1 x Phillips/cross head screwdriver (to remove the front access panel)

** = We ALWAYS recommend using a good quality semi synthetic or fully synthetic oil in a scooter. Due to the bodywork on most scooters, they tend to run fairly hot (mainly because the bodywork tends to restrict airflow and cooling), a good semi or fully synthetic oil works better at protecting the engine at hotter temperatures than a lower spec oil.

Tip:*** = If you are using spanners instead of a socket set, please try, where ever possible to use the closed, ring end of the spanner instead of the open end as the closed end gives a better grip on the nut or bolt (this helps to avoid slipping and rounding the head off!)

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