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Old Yesterday, 10:20 AM   #1
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So far I have had no luck finding any info on this, and a request to Rottweiler is unanswered. If this is covered somewhere already, please point me in the right direction.

All installation instructions and videos I have seen so far for the 950/990 Rottweiler air filter show a crankcase breather check valve that gets installed into the filter base plate. My 2004 950 ADV does not have a check valve in the breather line. Is the only option for 950s with no check valve the more expensive setup of ordering the kit without the breather hole and getting the additional extra breather line filter? I'd prefer the clean install of the breather going into the base plate, but if this can't work without the check valve for any model, I need to know this before ordering.
I also can't seem to find the check valve listed on any parts diagrams, in case it was cheap enough to buy just to be able to install the breather into the base plate.

Any info would be appreciated.
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Old Yesterday, 10:41 AM   #2
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I am using the SW7 setup and the baseplate has no crankcase breather hole.
The breather tube (without filter but with a check valve) has been redirected to the drive chain and -very effectively- serves the purposes of an automatic chain oiler.
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Old Yesterday, 11:08 AM   #3
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Has it been confirmed that the breather tube routed to the chain actually works effectively as a automatic chain oiler? Or is this just a theory?
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Old Yesterday, 11:13 AM   #4
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Has it been confirmed that the breather tube routed to the chain actually works effectively as a automatic chain oiler? Or is this just a theory?
It is not a theory, my chain has always got a nice shinny film of oil on it. Do not do so without a check valve though.

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On my bike the breather tube has an almost horizontal routing to the drive chain and I do not cross rivers.

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Old Yesterday, 11:13 AM   #5
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So far I have had no luck finding any info on this, and a request to Rottweiler is unanswered. If this is covered somewhere already, please point me in the right direction.
Any info would be appreciated.

Ask Chris about his set-up: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=870579
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Old Yesterday, 11:18 AM   #6
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The check valve was started in 2005 so it wasn't on the 04 unless a dealer or owner added it. My 04 doesn't have it either and I can tell no difference between my 04 and my other LC8s that have it.

It's listed on the Ignition System parts diagrams.

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There is no difference to be felt with or without a valve. It is nice to have one though to ensure that nothing can be ingested in the crankcase.
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