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Old 08-08-2011, 10:55 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by walrond View Post
It is normal. Just learn the fine art of filtering, then explain to the police that due to the fact you have a air cooled bike, you must do this. If you can't filter then pull over and let it cool down and join traffic again. It doesn't take all that long for it to cool down. If your low oil pressure light is coming on you might want to consider a thicker viscosity oil to help maintain oil pressure.
I've done that in Maryland before and earned myself a ticket for my troubles. Maryland cops are not too keen on the idea of filtering or white lining. I'd suggest pulling over and finding some shade.
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