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Old 02-14-2013, 03:43 PM   #3287
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Location: Evansville, Wisconsin
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Originally Posted by Oldtimer View Post
Owners manual states 1.6 qts when changing the filter. I added that amount, started the bike to let it warm up, shut it off, let the oil drain down and nothing shows on the sight glass. Ended up putting in two qts to get it to half way up the sight glass. The bike was on the rack in an upright position, not on the side stand. What gives? Manual wrong? Thanks
mine also took *almost* 2 quarts to get it near the upper oil level line

I wouldn't lose a bit of sleep over it

10w40 amsoil is what I use in all my bikes

hope I don't start an oil war

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