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russbryant 12-21-2009 04:29 PM

Airhead oil (quantity) question
 
Hey guys, it's been quite a while sice I posted a question to this forum but here goes.
How much oil does it take to go from the min mark to the max mark on a R100GS (PD)?

min, max, and oil are all too short for the sucky search tool here.

Thanks,
Russ
Tucson
1990 R100 GSPD

StephenB 12-21-2009 04:39 PM

Something like a liter/quart.

woodgrain 12-21-2009 05:43 PM

Stephens' on the money.

Woodgrain

russbryant 12-21-2009 09:52 PM

Thanks guys!!

Russ

opposedcyljunkie 12-22-2009 01:48 AM

On this topic, I just need exactly 2 liters of oil when doing an oil change without filter replacement. This brings the level to about 1/8" below the max mark. After several thou kms, the level settles to midway between the min and max marks (which is also the case with cars). Does this mean my R100 only needs 1.5 liters of oil?? Sounds fishy... :huh

PaulRS 12-22-2009 04:36 AM

Same here.

After an oil and filter change the level is about 2/3 up the stick with 2 ltr.

A few 100 km later it settles at about 1/2 or slightly higher.
No need to top-up before the next oil change, every 10 kkm.

Paul.

woodgrain 12-22-2009 12:21 PM

It can be confusing. Check out Snowbum's site about "Oil Capacities".

Woodgrain


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