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Old 06-02-2012, 08:23 PM   #16
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Sometimes I wonder if a syringe isn't the best solution for the swingarm oil. In the shop I have plenty of funnels that work just fine. For the tranny I use a funnel with a hose on it. That or I have hand pumps with hoses mounted on gallon jugs. It really cuts down of the time waiting for the oil to pour through. On the road I use a top cut off another quart. It fits on top of the quart I am packing real well for minimum space. That deal looks almost exactly like what's in the picture here. You do have to hold it though.
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:27 PM   #17
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+1 atf funnel works like a charm and raises the fill area nicely away from the cables, etc.


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Old 06-02-2012, 11:02 PM   #18
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Again, I agree with SS. Because I am cheap, I cut the top off a used plastic oil container as it fits into the filler hole just fine. Easy to pour oil that way. Plus I can clean it up with a paper towel and put it into a plastic freezer bag and stuff it under the seat with the tool kit. I use freezer bags because they are thicker that regular ziplock bags.

At home, I have lots of regular funnels that will do the job.
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:17 PM   #19
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Wow !!!!!!!!!

So I leave for a couple of hours and this thing blows up.

To answer the 'why' question posed by CurlyMike: I'm selling these because I thought they fit a real need as well as to make a bit of money at the same time. The same reason I sell my fuel nozzle tool. BTW, neither product is available in stores

Wirewkr, I sent an e-mail to admin asking whether this would be ok to do and have yet to receive an answer, which is why I added this line to the end of my post: "Admins, if this is out of line please nuke it and let me know. Thanks"

To the guys that suggested all the cheaper/better/whatever solutions, I've got a box full of funnels, just like you, but none work as well as this one.
Plus it's small enough to take with you in the underseat tray, even with the tool kit and spare points, in case the B/B fails.




To those that want one, thank you and you'll be pm'd shortly.

Thank you all for your time and caring about this awesome website.

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Old 06-02-2012, 11:25 PM   #20
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When I'm travelling I find a nice brochure or similar, roll that into a funnel & use that. Disposable & doesn't cost a cent. Unkind to the environment though...

At home I have a long bendy funnel.

For the gearbox I measure the oil, & either use a squeezy Castrol bottle & tube (that the gearbox oil comes in) , or & lay the patient on his side.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:17 AM   #21
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Who gives a s*** if it's something to help all of us out. Maybe it should have been posted in the Airhead Flea Market but who cares. I just ordered 2 of them.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:42 AM   #22
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I have the titanium Touratech funnel. Works great. Looks great. And only costs $379.95 on sale. I highly recommend it.

Tom

PS: That's sarcasm. Any auto parts stores has 5-10 different kind of long or flexible or whatnot funnels that work just fine for the airhead oil or final drive or trannie fills. IMHO.
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:54 PM   #23
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Filling or topping up at home isn't so bad, but on the road it's a whole nuther matter. .
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:59 PM   #24
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Who gives a s*** if it's something to help all of us out. Maybe it should have been posted in the Airhead Flea Market but who cares. I just ordered 2 of them.
Thanks for your support. As far as posting in Fleamarkert, I can only do that if it's just one item I'm selling. I found that out when I started selling my fuel nozzle tools.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:03 PM   #25
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In the uk 1 litre gearbox oil bottles come with a flexible spout, just refill with engine oil.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:04 PM   #26
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Here's the deal. If you've a vendor and you're selling a product, it's considered BAD FORM by ME, your mod, to start a thread that basically is a commercial for your product in Old's Cool.

I will allow you to post a SINGLE POST in the Airhead Flea Market thread. Posting to pimp your stuff is BAD FORM. Please don't do this again. I'm going to merge this whole thread into your Vendors thread.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:17 PM   #27
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Here's the deal. If you've a vendor and you're selling a product, it's considered BAD FORM by ME, your mod, to start a thread that basically is a commercial for your product in Old's Cool.

I will allow you to post a SINGLE POST in the Airhead Flea Market thread. Posting to pimp your stuff is BAD FORM. Please don't do this again. I'm going to merge this whole thread into your Vendors thread.
My sincere apologies, it was not my intent to be a jerk.
I had sent an e-mail to the admin address but hadn't received a reply so I took a chance to alert folks to this product.
I had also added a line at the bottom of the OP to please nuke this post if it was out of line.
I do want to remain a member of this forum in good standing so, again, please accept my apologies.

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Old 06-04-2012, 02:02 PM   #28
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No worries. Thanks for being cool!

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Old 06-04-2012, 10:25 PM   #29
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Old 06-05-2012, 08:36 AM   #30
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That is a great idea, thanks for the tip.
Are the threads standardized, i.e. will any bottle top fit any oil bottle ? Just wondering if one would have to look for a specific brand of water to find that bottle top.
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