What gives

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  • mmbasa

Posted September 21, 2002 - 02:44 PM


Just changed the oil (4R), no filter change. Measured out exactly 1300cc. Tried to start the bike but thats a different story let it run for a minute or two and checked the oil level. Not even on the stick, add some or let it run again, still not even on the stick. No leaks because I checked. Added some more all total about 1550cc. The manual says 1300 though, am I doing something wrong what do you normally but in. now its way high on the stick. This has happened every oil change since I got the bike in march.

  • Dan_from_HB

Posted September 21, 2002 - 02:48 PM


I've always added 1500cc, and it seems just right.

  • mmbasa

Posted September 21, 2002 - 02:53 PM


The manual gives three diffent measurements, I 'm just wondering why it goes from not even registering to the top of the stick with such a small difference in quantity.

  • ratbiker

Posted September 21, 2002 - 03:29 PM


since the last little bit is in the neck of the frame(a small confined space)it doesnt take much to go from nothing to too :) much!

  • Kevin_in_New_Hampshire

Posted September 21, 2002 - 04:37 PM


did you at least clean the filter?

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  • AZWR426

Posted September 21, 2002 - 05:16 PM


Hope so!!!!!!!!! Nothing like clean oil through a dirty filter to brighten your engines day.

  • mmbasa

Posted September 21, 2002 - 07:32 PM


Ah yeah

  • SealClubber

Posted September 23, 2002 - 03:37 PM


If you took out and cleaned the filter that would be the same as changing the filter as far as oil amount is concerned.

  • AZWR426

Posted September 26, 2002 - 06:52 AM



[ September 26, 2002, 09:53 AM: Message edited by: AZWR426 ]

  • sabin

Posted September 26, 2002 - 08:29 PM


you have to actualy drive the bike for like 5-10 min to get the true reading.


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