Metal Shavings

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  • ruleej32

Posted October 05, 2012 - 12:28 PM


I found these metal shavings in my oil filter oil. 2009 yz450. As you can see they are gray in color.(grayracer help!)
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Edited by ruleej32, October 05, 2012 - 12:29 PM.

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  • grayracer513

Posted October 05, 2012 - 02:34 PM


Magnetic (steel), or not (aluminum)? Doesn't look like much to worry over. I found stuff like that every time I changed the oil in my '03 for over 400 hours. That bike stills runs, too, I found out recently.

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