1987 600XR OIL LEVEL

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Posted September 06, 2004 - 10:59 AM


How much oil do I put in my 87 600XR? I dont have a manual and how do you check the levels? No dip stick anywhere.

  • don87xr600

Posted September 06, 2004 - 01:53 PM


It takes 2 litres per oil change 2.6 after a rebuild or removing a side case if you let the oil run out. The dip stick is on the bottom of the fill hole cap just behind the steering stem.

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  • HeadTrauma

Posted September 06, 2004 - 09:17 PM


You are also supposed to start it up and let it idle for a minute or two before checking the level. I have an owner's manual for an '87 and looked up that and the capacity when I changed the oil a few days ago.

  • MotoChris521

Posted September 07, 2004 - 05:28 AM


The manual says a min or 2 ,but i've found that it has to be run way longer than that.Check it after two minutes,then ride it and check it after 15-20 min.It will be way higher up the dipstick. :thumbsup:

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