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RE: Changing Oil in my Sabre...
|RE: Changing Oil in my Sabre...|
|Jimmy Jones said 2010-10-26 02:11|
The bike holds just over 3 quarts.(3.3 I think)
I can\īt believe someone told you to put 5 quarts in it.
Put 3 quarts of HDEO in it(Premium Blue or Rotella etc.etc)and it will be fine. No Ticking
The important points to remember is that the motorcycle Must Be on level ground and in an upright position not resting on its side-stand. Next, to properly read the oil level on the dipstick you Must Not screw it into the engine, the dipstick is to only rest on top of the dipstick hole. One other thing to keep in mind when checking the oil. There is an O-ring on the dipstick (above the threads) and sometimes when you remove the dipstick the O-ring may cling to the engine case, if you leave it there when you rest the dipstick on top of the hole to check the oil the O-ring will hold the dipstick up to high and cause a false \
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