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John_Lorenz

Question regarding Airrated Oil from Head tube

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Hey my bud just got a 02WR426, I have a 00YZ426.

He went riding yesterday and after he noticed that a spot of milkie drainage was on the Truck bed.

There was an earlier post @

http://www.thumpertalk.com/bike/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=3&t=003219

With the same question in 2001.

Has anyone determined or come up with a explain other then the post. I believe this is airated oil. Day was cool and the bike was trailed around mildly "VERY Mildly" probably rode 1 1/2 hours on it.....

I have not seen this from the YZ

[ May 16, 2002: Message edited by: EgoAhole ]

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This is very normal especially if you overfill or base your oil level on the top line portion of the dip stick oil level indicator. I fill mine to the mid mark & have little to no leakage. Yes it is aerated oil.........

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Whew i was gonna ask the same question a couple days ago but i fingerd it was cuz i put a bit too much oil in it... not like comin out the top but a little over the full mark.. i too had went on mild trail rides taht day for bout 2 1/2 hours and parked the bike and a hour later noticed the same milkyoil on the concrete of the garage then i came to the conclusion that i put too much oil and it just overflowed.. OHH WELL... a littl emore mobile 1 down the drain..

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