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also i have read all over this forum about 1st oil change's. I am old school when it comes to this and i must change at least the filter after the first 500 miles, due to the fact that when an engine is built and first started all the metal shavings are going to be throughout the oil and i would have to think that after the 1st 500 miles the filter would not be working properly.
If changing your oil filter at 500 miles gives you piece of mind, then go for it. I would, however, follow Honda's recommendation of leaving the break in oil for at least 5,000 miles. Hopefully you will not lose too much oil during the filter change.
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